Become a Member

Become a Member of the Bullock Museum and be a part of the Story of Texas.

Experience the Bullock Museum like a VIP

All Members enjoy unlimited exhibition admission, parking vouchers, discounts at the Museum Store and The Star Cafe, tickets to IMAX documentary films and select Texas Spirit Theater shows, and much more! Members also get the chance to view special exhibitions during private receptions and events as well as discounts on select Museum educational programs.

Help us shape future Texan generations and be a part of the dynamic Story of Texas by becoming a Bullock Museum Member. Your membership supports our ability to provide outstanding exhibitions and educational programming to our community and beyond.

Every Member helps us achieve our mission to create experiences that educate, engage, and encourage a deeper understanding of Texas. A portion of all membership purchases are tax deductible and directly impacts our ability to provide quality, educational programming for all ages.

Your support matters!

Membership Benefits

All members enjoy:

  • Admission
    Unlimited exhibition admission for one year
    Free parking vouchers (limited number based on membership level)
  • Films
    Free tickets to IMAX documentary films and select Texas Spirit Theater shows
    $1 off IMAX Theatre feature film tickets (Exclusions apply. Please note that membership discounts do not apply to matinee screenings).
  • Events and Programs
    Invitations to member-exclusive events
    Advance reservations and discounts to Museum programs

Support the Museum at a Higher Level

Get the most out of your membership by supporting the Museum at a higher level and receive additional membership benefits.

Austin Society level and above Members enjoy:

  • Additional parking vouchers
  • Additional IMAX documentary tickets per visit
  • Additional Member guest admission per visit
  • 15% discount at the Museum Store
  • Invitations to Member receptions and exclusive director events

Members at the Hacienda level and above enjoy free or discounted admission to over 1,000 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program.

Call (512) 936-4689 for more information on additional giving levels, corporate council memberships, and how to gift a membership.

Cost $50 $60 $80 $105 $175 $275 $500 $1,000 $1,500
Number of Adult Members 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Grand/children under 18 years of age included    
Additional guest exhibition admission per visit       1 2 2 3 4 4
IMAX documentaries/Texas Spirit Theater admissions per visit 1 2 4 5 6 8 10 12 12
One-time-use parking vouchers 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 Unlimited
Free/discounted admission to 1,000 + museums through NARM      
Invitation to VIP exhibition parties        
Exclusive Director event            
Museum Store discount 10% 10% 10% 10% 15% 15% 15% 15% 15%

Becoming a Member

What does my membership support?

Your membership helps us tell the grand Story of Texas. As a supporter of the Bullock Museum, you help shape future Texan generations and communities through outstanding exhibitions, events, and educational programs.

How do I become a member?

Become a member when you visit on-site, purchase online, or call the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689. Members receive unlimited exhibition admission, parking vouchers, and much more! For more information on membership benefits, visit Become a Member.

What does my membership include?

We offer nine different levels of membership! To check all the benefits that come with your membership level, visit Become a Member. For additional questions please contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or

When will I receive my membership packet?

Your membership cards and parking vouchers will be mailed to you within two weeks of purchase/renewal. If you have yet to receive your membership packet after two weeks, please contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or to check on the status.

Is my membership tax deductible?

Your generous membership purchase directly impacts our ability to provide quality, educational programming for all ages. For membership purchases over $250, the Museum will automatically send you a year-end statement including the amount of goods and services received related to your membership purchase. Please consult your tax advisor for specific requirements for deductibility regarding your membership. Please contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or to inquire about an end-of-year statement. Thank you for supporting the Bullock Museum!

There is a mistake or typo on my membership cards. How can I fix this?

Contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or to correct the mistake. Reprinted membership cards will only be issued upon member request.   

How do I update my contact information?

Contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or to update your contact information. 

How do I keep up with Museum events, programs, and exhibitions?

The best way to stay in touch is by signing up for our electronic newsletter. If you don't receive our emails and would like to sign up for our E-News, click here.  

Visiting the Museum

Can I visit the Museum if I have not received my membership packet yet?

Yes! Your membership is active from the day of purchase/renewal and will be given a temporary membership card on-site. Please note you will have to pay for parking at the Museum Garage. 

Do I need to make a member reservation to visit the Museum?

No reservations are needed for Members to enjoy unlimited free exhibition access. Show your member card at the ticketing desk when you arrive at the Museum to use your benefits.

Can I use my membership for school or group admission?

Membership benefits may not be used for school or group admission. 

What museums are under the NARM reciprocal program?

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association offers free or reduced admission to institutions across the United States including the McDonald Observatory, the Holocaust Museum in Houston, the Frick Collection in New York, and more! Visit their website to find a qualifying institution. 

How do I use my membership discount at the Museum Store?

Members receive 10-15% discount on-site or online at the Museum Store. When purchasing online, your membership discount will be automatically applied to your order during the checkout process. If the discount is not automatically applied, please enter your membership ID number located on your membership card or your registered email address in the "Membership Code" box at checkout to receive your membership discount.


What happens if I used all the parking vouchers that came with my membership?

The Museum Garage only accepts date-stamped parking vouchers with an expiration date stamped on the front. If you have used all your parking vouchers you will need to pay for parking at the Museum Garage.

I lost my parking vouchers. Can I get new ones?

Lost or stolen parking vouchers cannot be reissued.

My membership packet did not come with parking vouchers. How can I get my parking vouchers?

All new memberships and membership renewals receive parking vouchers. Please contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or to check the status of your membership.

Can members park at the Museum Garage during a UT football game?

The Museum Garage offers extended parking hours for University of Texas home football game days. Parking on game days is $10 for Museum Members (with a valid parking voucher) and $20 for the general public. Only valid Member parking vouchers will be honored on game days. Click here for more information on the UT football schedule. Museum visitors may experience traffic delays on game days.

Renewing and Gifting Membership

How do I renew my membership?

There are four easy ways to renew your membership. 

  • Mail a check payable to TSHM with your renewal form
  • Call the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689
  • Log on online
  • Visit the Ticketing counter in the Museum Lobby
How do I renew my membership online?

Visit us online and sign in at the top right-hand corner of the page. You will need to create an account if you have not done so already. After you log in, you can select your membership options for renewal. When you check out, your renewal will be linked to the information on your membership account. 

How do I purchase a gift membership?

Gift memberships are available to give to loved ones and friends! Purchase a gift membership when you visit on-site, online, or call the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689. The recipient of the gift membership will receive their membership packet by mail along with an optional note from the giver.