Austin Museum Day


September 19, 2021 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate Austin Museum Day with FREE admission for all and special activities for families.

Event Details

Enjoy a day of exploration and discovery at the Bullock Museum. Learn something new in three floors of Texas History Galleries and two special exhibitions, GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World and Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow. Join drop-in activities designed with the whole family and inspired by GUITAR from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Family programs combine exploration stations and gallery activities.

  • Explore the physics of sound with a string vibration demonstration.
  • Make sound move with different activities that will you have you hearing and seeing sound.
  • Compose a water glass symphony using simple materials to create different musical tones. It’s like music to our ears!
  • Get moving through all three floors of the Museum with a sound-based scavenger hunt that will have you searching and listening for unique sounds of history.

Your Support Matters

Help us continue to share the story of Texas through free programs with a tax-deductible donation.

Enjoy discounts, exclusive programs, and free access to exhibitions year-round by becoming a member of the Bullock Museum.

About Family Programs

Family programs provide educational and engaging activities for young Texans and their caregivers. Events are designed to bring families together, spark conversations and provide opportunities for growth and development.

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World is a Touring Exhibition of the National GUITAR Museum.

Sponsored by The Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall Fund.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.