Bullock Texas State History Museum

Located at 1800 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is an interactive educational experience dedicated to the Lone Star State. With three floors of exhibits, the museum is a comprehensive look at the history of the state, from its pre-Columbian days to the 21st century. The museum also offers a unique IMAX(r) Theatre that is the largest in Texas. In addition, the museum offers an extensive calendar of exciting special exhibitions, lectures, concerts, and fun and fascinating activities.

The Bullock Museum features an IMAX(r) Theatre that is six stories high and has the largest screen in Texas. The theater seats 329 guests and provides a thrilling cinematic experience. The IMAX(r) Theatre is home to a variety of award-winning documentaries and first-run feature films. In addition, the IMAX(r) Theatre has special effects show.

The museum has six sculpture panels on the front of the building that depicts different chapters of Texas history. The bronze statue of the Goddess of Liberty resides on top of the State Capitol dome until 1985, but a replica statue now sits in the Bullock Museum. There are also three or four unique exhibits each year in the special exhibit hall.

The first floor of the Bullock Museum features artifacts about early settlers, missions, and Native American life. The museum’s second floor features interactives that introduce visitors to the people leading up to the Texas Revolution. There are also details on the missionary era and the Civil War. The third floor is devoted to the oil boom, the civil rights movement, and World War II.

The museum has an extensive collection of Texas artifacts that include the original 2,000-pound iron Goddess of Liberty statue. The museum’s calendar of events is always changing and includes lectures, concerts, and fun and fascinating activities. There are also temporary displays featuring world and local history, pop culture, and science. The Bullock Texas State History Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets are required.

The museum is operated by the State Preservation Board, which maintains Texas landmarks. There is a store on site that carries an assortment of locally-made products. The museum has a 200-seat indoor/outdoor cafe, and the Bullock Museum IMAX(r) Theatre is open Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 am to 5 pm. The museum also offers an underground parking garage. The Bullock Texas State History Museum is located at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and Congress Avenue. It is a short walk from the Texas State Capitol.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum has received multiple awards and accolades. The museum is one of the few in Texas that is rated in multiple categories. The foundation supports educational programs that benefit over 370,000 visitors annually. The foundation also raises private funds to help fund statewide awareness. It also supports school tour scholarships for more than 5,000 students each year. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.

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