Dedicated to telling the "Story of Texas," the Bullock Texas State History Museum is a leading educational facility and top museum in Austin. Named for a former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, this amazing museum is located nearby the Texas State Capitol making both easy choices on any educational student trip.
Over three floors, your group will be able to explore the history of Texas. Each floor has a theme from "land," to "identity," to "opportunity." Go on an epic journey through time with a theater presentation narrated by Sam Houston (a character representation) and explore Texas from time immemorial until today. In the museum proper, expand your horizons by visiting the floors of interactive galleries including the first floor exhibition, La Belle: The Ship that Changed History an exhibit showcasing a 17th century shipwreck. Learn about the state's actions and events during the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Depression era, the Battle of the Alamo and the Civil Rights Movement. Move into the future on the third floor as you enter the land of "opportunity," and discover Texas' many innovations and inventions which have helped science and technology.
There's so much to see and do at the Bullock Texas State History Museum that your student group, whether educational based or in town for a graduation celebration, will surely have a blast. Before you come, make sure you check out the museum's many programs and daily events to get the most out of your trip and then stop by the State Capitol building and take a free tour!