It's a very interesting and complete museum. Pics were not allowed to be taken inside, unfortunately, but it doesn't really matter. It is worth the visit.
About Bullock Texas State History Museum
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We really had a fun time for a day when we were visiting. Granted, they had an exhibit on the history of video games which my sons absolutely adored. The permanent exhibits also were very well done, though a lot of reading and not very...More
We are not particularly museum people but this is Exceptional. Several main exhibits on the three floors. Well oraganized and user friendly. Some good videos scattered in -- and you can sit a bit -- it is a big museum Take advantage of the videos...More
A History class... learning more than you ever did in school and at your own pace!! Its an average of 2-3 hours. We started on the top floor and worked our way down.
The La Belle is the oldest and most comprehensive shipwreck in the USA - French, from 1640s and recovered and transported to Austin where the Museum now houses the remains. Of particular interest are the Roman numerals used on the planks, suggesting this could have...More
Parking lot is available, rates change if there is a game or event at UT Austin. This museum is fully dedicated to the history of Texas since its initial colonization to current times, with more emphasis on the independence of Texas and its posterior assimilation...More
Well done exhibits and really great staff. Unfortunately we only had about 2 hours to spare, so we couldn't spend as much time at the museum as we would have liked. Before we even got inside, a staff member came outside and greeted us, asked...More
So glad that I added this stop to my half day available in Austin before flying home. In the heart of the city, right by the State Capitol. Fantastic insights as to how Texas began, emerged and developed. We learned much of what one needs...More
Love this museum, very informative and shows the humble beginnings of Texas. Well organized and almost quite similar to Hawaii's Bishop Museum