Austin Museum Day


September 17, 2023 10:00am - 5:00pm

Participate in Austin Museum Day, explore your family history, and celebrate Grandparents Day with activities that connect generations!

Event Details

Commemorate Grandparent's Day at the Bullock Museum for Austin Museum Day! Bond through playing a variety of classic games together, and create your very own historic Cup and Ball game. Enjoy FREE admission for all three floors of Texas History and join drop-in activities designed with the whole family in mind from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special family programs combine art creation, activity stations, and in-gallery discovery centers.

Join us for a screening of Encanto enhanced with special effects at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 for Members and $12 for General Admission. Click here for more information and to buy tickets to Encanto.


  • 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - Join a family story time with Austin Public Library in the Museum classrooms
  • 2 p.m. - Watch Encanto in the Texas Spirit Theater
  • Play historic and classic games together in the second-floor lobby
  • Decode a Gunter Rule with MathHappens
  • Make a family postcard of a memorable family moment and get a stamp for the Austin Museum Crawl
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.

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.

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.