Group Visits

Destined for history?

Get lost in the fascinating stories of Texas as you learn about the state's rich history, and immerse yourself in unique media and film experiences.

Distinctive shopping will enhance your visit to this iconic building in the heart of Austin's cultural district, just north of the Texas State Capitol. The Museum is a favorite excursion destination not to be missed by those who want to get in a Lone Star state of mind.

With advance reservations, groups of 20 or more can receive discounted admission to exhibitions and films. Special pricing available for commercial tour operators. Make reservations at least 2 weeks in advance to receive group benefits. 

Plan Your Group Visit

Groups will have a three-hour window to visit the Museum. 

Arrival Departure
10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Guided exhibit tours are currently unavailable.
  • Group size minimum is 20 people, group size maximum is 150 people.
  • The Texas Spirit Theater will screen Shipwrecked and The Star of Destiny with limited multi-sensory effects. Be sure to check the film schedule when planning your visit.
  • The Star Cafe is open and offers group lunch orders.
  • Please note there is no bus parking near the Museum; the bus will need to leave the downtown Capitol Complex area after drop off. 

Make a Reservation

Book your group visit

Please have the following information handy:

  • group name and contact information
  • preferred and alternate dates and arrival times for visit
  • estimated number of attendees
  • any special needs

Please note: school or youth groups should book their Field Trip reservations by visiting our Field Trip information page

If you have questions or need assistance in making your reservation, call us at (512) 936-4649 or email