Parking and Directions

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Parking and Directions

Hours of Operation and Fees

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (After-hours parking is free.)
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (After-hours parking is free.)

Parking in the Bullock Museum garage is $10.00 for full-day parking. Re-entry and overnight parking are not permitted. After-hours parking is free.

IMAX patrons are advised to arrive early to allow extra time to get into the theatre. Click here for the most up-to-date theater schedule. Museum visitors may experience traffic delays on University of Texas home football games. Click here for more information on the UT football schedule.

Open during neighborhood construction

Access to the Bullock Museum's Parking Garage on 18th Street (located on the south side of the Museum) remains open during construction of the state office building across from the Museum. Please follow the directional signs when approaching for the best route to enter the garage as this will change throughout the construction process. Map apps may not always be up to date. More information about the Capitol Complex Master Plan is available online courtesy of the Texas Facilities Commission.

Semester Parking Program

Looking for a spot to park downtown on a regular basis? Semester parking members are issued access cards for Monday - Friday entrance into the garage. Fall (8/15 - 12/31) and Spring (1/1 - 5/15) semesters are $400 each, Summer (5/16 - 8/14) is $275. Please reach out to for more information.

Public Transportation

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

CapMetro bus routes in the immediate vicinity:

  • 1 North Lamar/South Congress
  • 3 Burnet/Manchaca
  • 18 Martin Luther King

CapMetro bus routes stopping near the Museum:
103, 7, 10, 19, 105, 111, 142, 171

Via MetroRapid:
801, 803

Via MetroExpress:
990 Manor/Elgin Express
982 Pavilion Express

Via MetroRail:
Redline to MLK Jr Station to bus 465 MLK/University of Texas
Redline to Crestview Station to bus 801 South Park

UT Shuttle buses:
656, 661, 670, 671, and 672