The Muppet Christmas Carol

Texas Spirit Theater | G | 85 min. | Comedy, Drama, Family

December 3, 2023 at 12:30pm and 3:00pm

Experience the magic of the holidays in a special effects screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol.

Event Details

Bring the whole family for a one-of-a-kind experience in the Museum's Texas Spirit Theater. The Muppet Christmas Carol, a retelling of the Charles Dickens classic, features Jim Henson's beloved Muppet characters as they tell their version of Scrooge's redemption on Christmas Eve. Enjoy special effects throughout the multisensory screening including snow!

Tickets are $8 for Bullock Museum members and $12 for general admission. Not a member? Find out more here.

Seating begins at 12 p.m. for the 12:30 p.m. screening and 2:30 p.m. for the 3 p.m. screening. All seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Any child under the age of four who wants a guaranteed seat during the film will need to purchase a ticket. Concessions from The Star Cafe and IMAX® Theatre will be allowed in the theater.

Arrive early to explore the exhibitions and participate in H-E-B Free First Sunday family activities!

Film Credits

Rating: G
Starring: Michael Caine
With Voices: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, David Rudman
Director: Brian Henson
Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, drama, family
Release year: 1992

About the Texas Spirit Theater and Tickets

The Texas Spirit Theater located on the Bullock Museum's second floor is one of the most beautiful film experiences in Austin and features multi-sensory special effects such as lightning, rain, and other surprises.

Museum Members enjoy free unlimited IMAX® documentary films, discounts on feature film tickets, free exhibition admission, discounts in the Museum Store, and more. Learn More.

Learn about ticket prices, refund policies, and parking (free after 5 pm). Please note that visitors under age fifteen must be accompanied by someone age sixteen or older. For evening programs, please enter through the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre.

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.

Image Courtesy of Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.

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.

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