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Bullock Texas State History Museum

9 Reviews
Ranked No. 1 in Austin Must-Visit Museums
Liked by 1
Opening Soon Open on Sun,12:00am-5:00pm;Open on Mon-Sat,9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
Phone: +1 512-936-8746

What travelers say:

Texas State History Museum The Texas State History Museum is located in the center of Austin, the capital of Texas in the United States. It was opened in 2001. It is a history museum whose mission is to tell the history of Texas and let visitors understand Texas. History. The museum is divided into three floors. The theme of the first floor is land, the second floor is identity, and the third floor is timing. The exhibits include clothing, tools, handicrafts, photos, pictures, books, etc. The first layer mainly introduces the first encounter between Native Americans and European explorers. From the exhibits and models, you can know how many ethnic groups the Native Americans have, how the Spanish found this land, and what the French did here, etc. , Visitors can hear their voices and see historical objects that can reflect life. The second layer mainly introduces how Texas obtained its independent identity and what major events have occurred in history; from the third layer we can know how Texas has adapted to the environment and used time to develop medicine and science. The Texas State History Museum is a museum with a comprehensive understanding of Texas history and culture. Through a visit to its three-story exhibition hall, the history of Texas can be compiled into an interesting story for posterity.

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  • Travel742391

    “God Bless Texas” in a building

    This museum is the best place for one to quickly learn, and appreciate, the story of Texas. There’s a reason we act the way we do and value certain industries more then others. 2 hours can teach you a...

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  • jmeyer543
    Port Arthur, Texas


    Awesome museum! It has three stories full of Texas History. Many artifacts to see. Several videos were available as well as the IMAX Theatre. We had a wonderful time there.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583806284000+0800)/
  • Jane R
    Jane R
    Austin, Texas, United States

    Super Museum

    We just love this museum, it is spacious and so interesting for all ages. They have wonderful movies, and a great IMAX theater. The volunteers there are super informative and hospitable. It is truly a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572872116000+0800)/
  • Chanteuser1

    Thoroughly enjoyable education

    Excellent display of the breadth and depth of Texas. The history displays the hardiness and rough and toughness of those who fought for Texas. The space cowboys exhibit was a wonderful tribute to thos...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570120474000+0800)/
  • Shelli W
    Shelli W
    Austin, Texas

    Amazon Movie

    Went on a school field trip and saw this movie in IMAX. The movie was gorgeous, 3D is always fun! The "plot" was a little weird but enjoyable and I learned quite a bit about butterflies and evolutio...

    Reviewed on /Date(1551663541000+0800)/

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