Summer Family Film Series: The Iron Giant

Texas Spirit Theater | PG | 86 min. | Animation, Action, Adventure

June 22, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Bullock Museum is pleased to present the fourth annual Summer Family Film Series. 

Join us for three family-friendly, multi-sensory screenings of classic films with sci-fi sidekicks that you won't want to miss on the big screen. This series begins with The Iron Giant, followed by Lilo & Stitch and concludes with WALL-E.

Event Details

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy. The Iron Giant was nominated for numerous awards and won a BAFTA Children's award for Best Feature Film.

Make a day of it and arrive early to explore museum exhibitions and family activities. From 12pm until 1:30pm, drop-in at a family activity station on the second floor. Make your own mini robot using found objects and a little creativity.

Seating begins at 1:30 pm and all seats are available on a first come, first served basis. All children over 4 need a ticket for entry. Any child under 4 who wants a guaranteed seat during the film will also need to purchase a ticket. Concessions from the IMAX Theatre will be allowed in the theater. 

Tickets are $5 for Bullock Museum members and $8 for general admission.  Not a member? Find out more here.

Please note: The State of Texas is building a new fully pedestrianized green space between the Bullock Texas State History Museum and the Texas Capitol. The Museum and its parking garage remain open during construction. Surface parking lots and most parking meters will not be available for the duration of the construction project.

Your ticket purchase supports the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and educational programming.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support for educational programming provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Film Details

Starring: Annie Hughes (Jennifer Anniston), Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.), The Iron Giant (Vin Diesel), Mrs. Tensedge (Cloris Leachman)
Director: Brad Bird
Writers: Tim McCanlies (screenplay), Brad Bird (screen story by), Ted Hughes (based on the book 'The Iron Man'), Brent Forrester (screenplay)
Release year: 1999

About the Texas Spirit Theater and Tickets

The Texas Spirit Theater on the Museum's second floor hosts original film series, artist talks, lectures, live music performances, and daily showings of multi-sensory films.

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). For evening programs, please enter through the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre.