Parking and Directions

Convenient downtown Austin parking on site.

Parking and Directions

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.

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 - Sunday: 9:00 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.

The parking garage is attended for extended hours on University of Texas home football game days. Parking on home football game days is $10 for Museum Members (with a valid parking voucher) 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

CapMetro buses in the immediate vicinity:

  • 142 Metric Flyer
  • 103 Manchaca Flyer

CapMetro bus routes stopping within two blocks of the Museum:
1, 7, 10, 18, 19, 20, 103, 111, 142, 171, 481, 935, 982, 985, 987, and 990

Via MetroRapid:
801, 803

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

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