Homeschool Day


December 8, 2023 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

Event Details

Explore the ocean at the Bullock Museum this winter as we feature the Sharks special exhibition and the Secrets of the Sea IMAX® documentary. Join us in hands-on activities and special ocean-related classes that explore the ocean and the animals who call it home at this special Homeschool Day.

Museum admission is free for homeschool families and RSVPs are not required. Discounted school group rates for films in the IMAX Theatre and Texas Spirit Theatre are available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; film tickets may be purchased in advance online and at the Museum on Homeschool Day. Check in at the table in the Grand Lobby upon arrival. Directions and parking information can be found here.

Attend special hands-on activities between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Participate in special paid classes with community partners and Museum Educators for an in-depth look at various topics about marine animals.
  • Visit the special exhibition Sharks and learn more about these mysterious and misunderstood fish.
  • Engage in conversation with Museum Educators and community organizations and join in hands-on activities.
  • Take a bite out of shark and ocean-related activities in the Museum's Grand Lobby.
  • Buy tickets to see IMAX documentaries Secrets of the SeaFungi: The Web of Life, Serengeti, and tickets to the Texas Spirit Theater films Shipwrecked and Star of Destiny.
  • Explore Museum exhibitions with educational activity guides.

Available Classes

Hands-on ocean classes give your students an opportunity to explore the sea, marine animals, and how healthy oceans make a healthy planet. Class information and tickets coming soon.

School Programs are generously funded by Featured sponsor The Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation, Supporting sponsor The Lange Family Foundation, and Contributing sponsors The Honorable Kent R. Hance and Bella and Chase Cooley.

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.

Family-Centric Activities