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“I am beyond thrilled with the experience of renting and planning a party at the Bullock Museum. The space was beautiful, the food delicious and the staff helpful and thoughtful. I definitely recommend it as an amazing venue in Austin.”

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Grand Lobby

This elegant and versatile space includes the entry Rotunda, with an award winning terrazzo design, and the spacious Grand Lobby.  The lobby boasts a 50 foot granite map of Texas, which makes it possible to literally "dance across Texas." 
Capacity: 450 seated; 600 reception; 525 theater
Square footage: 9,750

Second Floor Lobby

This space is more intimate for smaller groups and features an excellent view of the terrazzo below.  Combined with the Grand Lobby, larger groups that require an overflow area or a pre-dinner reception can be easily accommodated. 
Capacity: 150 seated; 300 reception; 225 theater
Square footage: 3,750

Austin Room (3rd Floor)

This multipurpose loft space is a blank canvas for creating unique events from the floor to the ceiling.  Expansive windows look out on the picturesque view of the Texas State Capitol and University of Texas.
Capacity: 350 seated; 500 reception; 425 theater
Square footage: 7,300

Lone Star Plaza

The Lone Star Plaza at the front of the museum is high capacity and versatile to provide outdoor seating for receptions, concerts, special events and more in front of the iconic Bronze Star. 
Capacity: 400 seated; 750 reception; 1,000 theater
Size: 8,600 sq. ft.

The Story of Texas Café

Table seating and reception areas combined with a balcony that provides a great view of the Lone Star Plaza are perfect for a tailgate or picnic. The Café can also be used as additional seating with a Grand Lobby and or Second Floor Lobby rental. 
Capacity: 190 seated
Size: 3,700 sq. ft.

Classrooms

Rent one or both multi-purpose rooms for casual meetings or community events. 
Capacity 1 room: 50 seated theater style; 30 classroom style
Capacity 2 rooms: 100 seated theater style; 60 classroom style
Size: 1,875 sq. ft. (both rooms)

Boardroom

A formal room that is ideal for executive meetings and corporate off sites.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner can also be served in this space. 
Capacity: 24 seated
Size: 825 sq. ft.

Museum Exhibitions

The Museum has three floors of engaging galleries that trace Texas history from European exploration to recent times. The Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall of Special Exhibits is available when it houses temporary or traveling exhibitions. (34,000 sq. ft.)

Texas Spirit Theater

The Museum's best kept secret!  Provide your guests with additional entertainment with a screening of the Museum's The Star of Destiny or Shipwrecked presentations.  The multisensory special-effects theater can also be used for film screenings, presentations, conferences, and live music concerts. 
Capacity: 190 seated

IMAX® Theatre

Experience the biggest screen in Texas!  This six-story high screen provides state-of-the-art digital theater entertainment for your guests.  Available for corporate buyouts and private screenings.  (Subject to availability and IMAX show schedules)
Capacity: 329 seated