Homeschool Day


October 12, 2022 10:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a FREE day full of discovery and learning at the Bullock Museum reserved specifically for homeschool families.

Event Details

Participate in hands-on activities and special STEM classes that celebrate our newest IMAX® documentary, The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness. The Arctic National Wildlife refuge, situated in the northeastern corner of Alaska, is one of the wildest places left in North America. For the first time on a giant screen, join National Geographic explorer Florian Schulz for a cinematic adventure through this little-known land.

Attend scheduled activities and paid classes

Drop in anytime between 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. for activities, resources, and exhibitions

  • Explore Museum exhibitions with educational activity guides.
  • Engage in conversation and interact with hands-on objects in Museum exhibitions.
  • Visit special exhibition Hilos de Tradición and discover beautiful traditional Mexican outfits.
  • Participate in fun STEM activities with GirlStart in the First Floor Lobby.

Available Classes

Hands-on classes taught by Mad Science give your students an opportunity to spend more time exploring topics that relate to STEM learning.

By popular demand, reserve a seat in a class in advance for a small fee. Space is limited in each class and reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To allow as many students as possible access to these unique learning opportunities, we ask that you choose only one class for your student or students to attend. Tickets are required only for students, not adults. All classes are $10 per student. Class information and tickets below.

  • 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. - All About Animals: Feathers, fins, fur, and more! Join us for activities exploring classification, camouflage, and animal life cycles. Our scientists study the diversity of animals on earth. Step into the shoes of a naturalist and create your own casts of animal tracks to take home.

10:30 a.m. class is sold out

11:45 a.m. class

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.

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.