Parking and Directions

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Parking and Directions

The entrance to the Bullock Museum's parking garage is located on 18th Street, on the south side of the Museum. The fee is $10.00 for full-day parking. Re-entry and overnight parking are not permitted. After-hours parking is free.

Parking Garage Attended Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (After-hours parking is free.)
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (After-hours parking is free.)
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (After-hours parking is free.)

IMAX patrons are advised to arrive early to allow extra time to get into the theatre.

Parking during University of Texas home football games is $10 for Museum Members and $20 for the general public. Only Member parking vouchers will be honored on game days. Click here for more information on the UT football schedule. Museum visitors may experience traffic delays on game days.

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. Since traffic patterns are subject to change, please be advised to allow extra travel time when attending the Museum's timed-entry films and events. More information about the Capitol Complex Master Plan is available online courtesy of the Texas Facilities Commission.

Street Map of the location for the Bullock Texas State History Museum: 1800 Congress

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Public Transportation

For the most current information on schedules and fares, please visit Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority at

Buses in the immediate vicinity:

  • 142 Metric Flyer
  • 103 Manchaca Flyer

Routes stopping within two blocks of the Museum:
1, 7, 18, 19, 103, 111, 142, 171, 481, 935, 982, 985, 987, and 990

Via MetroRapid:

Via MetroRail:
Redline to MLK Jr Station to 465 MLK Jr/UT