Curriculum Tools

Make the most of your self-guided trip to the Bullock Museum

Curriculum Resources

Enhance your students' visit with resources that can be used in the classroom. The following on-demand tools can be used to create pre-visit introductory materials, guided Museum activities, and extended classroom learning opportunities.

Looking for resources to use during your field trip to the Bullock Museum? Check out this page for educator guides for IMAX films and for activity guides to use in the exhibition galleries.

On-Demand Tools:

Use these online curriculum resources anytime in your classroom.

  • Campfire Stories: Interact with Texans gathered around a campfire to share their stories. Students will discover how people shape Texas's past and future. 
  • Texas History Timeline: Let your students travel through the past in a sweeping journey through Texas history.
  • Interactive Artifact Gallery: Examine curriculum-related Texas artifacts with an interactive gallery featuring hundreds of Museum objects.
  • Digital La Belle Exhibition: The shipwreck La Belle is brought to vivid life for your classroom. Watch videos and reinforce learning with hands-on activities.
  • Virtual Texas Capitol: A clickable Capitol feature allows students to explore the building as well as their roles in Texas government. 
  • The Texas Story Project: An authentic research and writing opportunity that encourages students to investigate and share their own Texas stories. 
  • Distance Learning Programs: Bring the Museum to your classroom through live, interactive distance learning programs. Connect with a Museum Educator for a Texas History lesson.

Plan Your Visit

Want to get a better sense of what your students can do on a field trip? Teachers may also visit the Museum on a free Educator Preview Visit. Exhibition admission will be waived when you show your school ID badge at the ticketing counter and tell the Visitor Services staff member that you're here to plan a field trip. Click here for the special exhibition schedule for this school year.

Questions? Email education@thestoryoftexas.com.

Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

School Programs are generously funded by Supporting Sponsors Joan and Bruce Blakemore, The Honorable Kent R. Hance, The William Stamps Farish Fund, and Frost Bank and Contributing Sponsors Carla and Brad Moran.