Become a Member
Become a member of the Bullock Museum and be a part of the Story of Texas.
Give young Texans the gift of history.
Your membership support helps chart the course for tomorrow by enabling us to provide outstanding exhibitions and educational programming — including opportunities that are free of charge and open to all. A portion of all membership purchases are tax-deductible.
Membership also allows you to experience the Museum like a true VIP. Members receive free admission to exhibitions and IMAX® documentary films, discounts and exclusive shopping events in the Museum Store, plus much more. Members see special exhibitions at private receptions while enjoying complimentary cocktails, light bites, and live entertainment, and also receive advance notice and discounts on a full calendar of events.
All members enjoy:
Unlimited exhibition admission for one year
Free parking vouchers (limited number based on level)
Reduced admission to over 300 history Museums and institutions via the Time Travelers Program
Free tickets to IMAX documentary films and select Texas Spirit Theater shows
$1 off IMAX feature films throughout the week, exclusions apply
- Events and Programs
Invitations to member-exclusive event and tours
Advance reservations and discounts to Museum programs
Travel opportunities around the globe through Museum Travel Alliance
* Exclusions apply
|Additional Benefits by Level||Lone Star||Two Step||Homestead||Hacienda|
|Number of adult members||1||2||2||2|
|Grand/children under 18 years of age included||-||-||Yes||Yes|
|Additional Guest Exhibit Admission per visit||-||-||-||1|
|IMAX® Documentary/Texas Spirit admissions per visit||1||2||4||5|
|One-time-use parking voucher||2||3||4||5|
|Free admission to over 1000 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museums program||-||-||-||Yes|
|Invitation to VIP Exhibition Parties||-||-||-||-|
Support the Museum at a Higher Level
Society and Circle Members receive all of the benefits above, plus:
|Additional Benefits by Level||Austin Society||Bronze Star Society||Texas Spirit Society||Story of Texas Circle||1836 Circle|
|Number of adult members||2||2||2||2||2|
|Grandchildren under 18 years of age included||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Addition Guest Exhibit Admission per visit||2||2||3||4||4|
|IMAX® Documentary/Texas Spirit admissions per visit||6||8||10||12||12|
|One-time-use parking voucher||6||8||10||12||Unlimited|
|VIP Exhibition Parties||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Private Director Event||-||-||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Call (512) 936-4689 for more information on additional giving levels at $2,500, $5,000, and $10,000 Corporate Memberships, and how to gift a membership.
For information about the State Employee Charitable Campaign, click here.
Becoming a Member
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to check on the status.
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 email@example.com to inquire about an end-of-year statement. Thank you for supporting the Bullock Museum!
Contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or firstname.lastname@example.org to correct the mistake. Reprinted membership cards will only be issued upon member request.
Contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or email@example.com to update your contact information.
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
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.
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.
Membership benefits may not be used for school or group admission.
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.
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.
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.
Lost or stolen parking vouchers cannot be reissued.
All new memberships and membership renewals receive parking vouchers. Please contact the Membership Office at (512) 936-4689 or firstname.lastname@example.org to check the status of your membership.
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
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
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.
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.