Summer at the Bullock 2024

May to August 2024

Enjoy a season of exploration and discovery with the Bullock Museum. Don't miss our outstanding special exhibition, three floors of Texas History Galleries, programs for all ages, and great IMAX® films! 

Experience the Bullock Museum like a VIP this summer! Become a Member to enjoy free admission, tickets to IMAX® documentary films, discounted program tickets, and more! Some exclusions apply.

Join now with code SUMMER24 and receive one free additional month!*
*Offer includes a one-month extension on a 12-month membership. Applies to new Members only.

Your Support Matters

Your ticket purchases directly support the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and educational programming.

Summer Programs

Engage with all things Texas through interactive programs for all ages and interests.

Programs for Families & Young Texans

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Carros y Cultura: Lowriding Legacies in Texas

On view May 11 through September 2, 2024

With lowrider cars and bikes on display, Carros y Cultura introduces visitors to the rich culture that is Texas lowriding. Meet the people who make lowriding a community through media pieces and interviews. Learn how together, car and driver maintain a legacy that has been nurtured across generations of lowriding families to build a phenomenon that has been imitated, adopted, and adapted around the world. Learn More.

Museum Members enjoy unlimited, free exhibition access. Join now!

Texas History Galleries

On view daily

Explore more than 16,000 years of history with three floors of immersive Texas History Galleries featuring ever-changing artifacts. Learn more.

See what's new in the Artifact Gallery.

Museum Members enjoy unlimited, free exhibition access. Join now!

Films in the IMAX® Theatre

Experience Laser technology and immersive audio on one of the biggest IMAX® screen in Texas.

Fungi: The Web of Life
Screening through August 31, 2024
For learners and adventurers, Fungi invites you to experience a whole new side of nature and gain a richer understanding of the need for its stewardship. A rich tapestry of cinematography, music and science, the film explores these miraculous organisms, their connections to the rest of life on land, and the promises they hold for humanity’s future.

Train Time
Screening through December 31, 2024
Join the crew of a giant freight train for an eye-popping, music-infused journey across America. Weaving together present-tech and racing steam locomotives, grit, glamour, and glorious landscapes, Train Time immerses viewers in a grand tapestry of American railroading.

Animal Kingdom
Screening through May 31, 2025
Meet the six fascinating families of the animal kingdom and explore just what makes our natural world so spectacular. An educational journey from A-Z, Animal Kingdom introduces animals from all over the world and explores the ways in which we can help to protect them.

Museum Members enjoy free documentaries all year long. Join now!

Blue Star Museums

The Bullock Museum is proud to be a Blue Star Museum for Summer 2024!

Active-duty military personnel and their families can gain free Bullock Museum exhibition admission from Armed Forces Day, May 18, to Labor Day, September 2, 2024.

Free exhibition admission is available onsite at the ticketing counter to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, and up to five family members. Advance admission reservations are not available. Learn more.

Carros y Cultura: Lowriding Legacies in Texas is sponsored by the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall Fund and Univision Austin.

H-E-B Free First Sundays Presented by

Music Under the Star is sponsored by Austin Chronicle.

Blue Star Museums at the Bullock Museum is made possible by an anonymous generous donor.

IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

The Bullock Museum, a division of the Texas State Preservation Board, is funded by Museum members, donors, and patrons, the Texas State History Museum Foundation, and the State of Texas.