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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 space features impressive granite architecture, high ceilings, a three-story spiral staircase, and the rotunda with our colorful terrazzo mosaic floor. Perfect for weddings, corporate dinners, and galas. Available after 6:00 pm.
Capacity: 450 seated; 600 reception; 525 theater style
Square footage: 9,750

Second Floor Lobby

This space is well-suited for smaller groups, or may be used in junction with another space for larger events. Terrific for a cocktail hour or wedding ceremony, this lobby offers a great view of the mosaic below and holds a statue of our namesake Bob Bullock. Available after 6:00 pm.
Capacity: 150 seated; 300 reception; 225 theater style
Square footage: 3,750

Austin Room (3rd Floor)

Located on the third floor of the Museum, this versatile room is a blank canvas for creating one-of-a-kind events. Great for meetings, luncheons or live music. Available for daytime and evening rentals.
Capacity: 350 seated; 500 reception; 425 theater style
Square footage: 7,300

Lone Star Plaza

The Lone Star Plaza is the Museum’s signature outdoor event space featuring the iconic bronze star. Its generous capacity makes this a versatile space for large events. Additional security required. Available after 6:00 pm.
Capacity: 575 seated; 1,200 standing; 1,100 theater style
Size: 8,600 sq. ft.

The Story of Texas Café

Enjoy table seating in our cafe and veranda with a view of the Lone Star Plaza. Ideal for a lounge area or gathering space during large events, the cafe provides additional seating in conjunction with the rental of another event space. Available after 6:00 pm.
Capacity: 190 seated
Size: 3,700 sq. ft.


A formal meeting room located on the 4th floor of the Museum with comfortable leather chairs and a bird’s eye view of the rotunda. Ideal for executive and corporate off-site meetings.
Capacity: 18 seated
Size: 825 sq. ft.

Museum Exhibitions

Give your guests a true Texas experience and explore three floors of engaging galleries and Texas history. The Museum is home to thousands of original artifacts, as well as rotating special exhibitions. There is always something new to see in the galleries. (34,000 sq. ft.)

Texas Spirit Theater

This multi-sensory theater is available for film screenings, presentations, and conferences. Provide your guests additional entertainment with a screening of the Museum’s Star of Destiny or Shipwrecked films that boast fun special effects. Available after 6:00 pm. Daytime availability subject to approval.
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

Event Service Partners

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ATX Event Systems
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