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Heart of Austin Bicycle Tour
"The two hour tour starts at 9:00am and it is recommended that guests arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation before hitting the road. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes for biking and it is suggested to bring a bottle of wate stopping to talk about it's long storied history and it's connection to the formation of Texas. On the way to the University you'll stop at one of the last remaining moon towers that lit up the night in the late 1800's and that was made famous in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. Upon arrival on campus you will visit the Tower made famous by the Charles Whitman mass shooting before heading to see the Santa Rita oil well and talk about how oil played a roll in the university's history. The tour will then head to Sholtz's beer garden where you will learn you will coast through the State Capital grounds stopping to talk about Texas' inception and Austin's role in it.You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the h
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Best of Austin Small Group Guided Tour
"This intimate small group tour is the only tour in town where you get out of the van several times for a guided tour. This differs from a Double Decker tour where you are dropped off. This tour allows you to pop into the most important places for just a stop at our famous graffiti park take a photo in front of the Austin postcard and enjoy a sweet treat at the food trucks!You'll learn about art music culture food
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Heart of Austin Bicycle Tour
"The two hour tour starts at 9:00am and it is recommended that guests arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation before hitting the road. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes for biking and it is suggested to bring a bottle of wate stopping to talk about it's long storied history and it's connection to the formation of Texas. On the way to the University you'll stop at one of the last remaining moon towers that lit up the night in the late 1800's and that was made famous in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. Upon arrival on campus you will visit the Tower made famous by the Charles Whitman mass shooting before heading to see the Santa Rita oil well and talk about how oil played a roll in the university's history. The tour will then head to Sholtz's beer garden where you will learn you will coast through the State Capital grounds stopping to talk about Texas' inception and Austin's role in it.You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the h
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Bullock Texas State History Museum Tips (14)

A Great Way to Learn About Texas

The Bullock Texas History Museum is outstanding! It has a variety of multi-media displays that teach kids of all ages the history, the present, and the future of Texas. They are rebuilding the ship...
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Basaic
Apr 21, 2016

Texas History Museum

Since I'm not a Texan and this was my first trip to Texas, I learned so much iwalking through a 3 floor expansive exhibition space showcasing more than 700 original artifacts, discover an...
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apbeaches
Jun 18, 2015

Bullock Texas State Museum

The Texas State museum sits a few blocks from the State Capitol in Austin and outlines the history of Texas from prehistoric to modern times with a large area devoted to the war of independance from...
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Jim_Eliason
Apr 16, 2013

The Bob Bullock State History Museum

UPDATE: We traveled to Austin recently (Aug. 2008) to discover that the admission was waived during Wells Fargo First Saturdays (held 2-6pm on the first Saturday of each month) AND for Music Under the...
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VeronicaG
Aug 06, 2008

Texas State History Museum

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum is a world class facility and a MUST SEE for visitors to the Texas Capitol in Austin. The museum tells the “Story of Texas” with three floors of interactive...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Feb 09, 2007

VISIT THE TEXAS MUSEUM IN AUSTIN

ITS A REALLY NICE museum with very interesting displays. In the theater, you are shown an interesting presentation that uses all of your senses, not just eyes and ears. You will enjoy it!As a bonus,...
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Rich62
Mar 05, 2006

Bob Bullock Museum

The Texas State History Museum presents in exibit the history of the state from the early age to the modern era.The native indians, the conquistadores and the first missionnaries are the topics of the...
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GUYON
Apr 24, 2005

More Bob Bullock fun...

I just thought I throw another picture out there of some of my co-workers at the museum. We're a fun gang. Unfortunately I'm not in this one since I was still in England at the time when my friend...
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ShinerBlonde
Jan 18, 2005

My Local Hang out AKA My Job

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, what can I say!?! I've been working there for 3 years now and it's a great place to see Texas history, plus we have an Imax Theater. If you come keep in...
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ShinerBlonde
Jan 18, 2005

The Story of Texas

The Bob bullock Texas state museum is a relatively new museum (a couple of years old) but it is definitely worth a visit. I arrived there without too much clue about the Texas (or even the US)...
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Djinn76
Aug 19, 2004

"The Story of Texas"

Approved in 1997 by the 75th Texas Legislature, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum opened on April 21, 2001 at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and North Congress Avenue...
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ATXtraveler
Jun 17, 2004

Bullock's the Best!

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - A great mix of old historic documents and new, interactive exhibits makes this appeal to all ages. The two theaters show great movies - buy the combo ticket to...
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Sep 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Harry Ransom Center

Here's another free indoor activity in case it rains a lot while you're in Austin. The Harry Ransom Center houses about 36 million literary manuscripts, one million rare books and first editions, five...
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Frank Erwin Center

This huge center is home to Texas Longhorns basketball but also to many varied performances of all kinds. I have included photos that a friend snapped of a performance there by the Trans Siberian...
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Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium

Austin is also home to the University of Texas at Austin. There are a number of things to do on campus, look at the fine architecture, visit the nice museums or maybe catch a game at the Daryl K....
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The University of Texas at Austin

At 189,340 square feet, the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas Campus is one of the largest university art museums in the world and it has one of the best collections with a great...
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Texas Capitol & Capitol Building

There are several other monuments and memorials located on Capitol Square. Some of them include a nice monument dedicated to Tejanos (Texans of Mexican Descent) and their contributions to the culture...
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Texas Memorial Museum

The Texas Memorial Museum on the UT campus is a great little museum, and best of all it is free. It has one whole floor of dinosaur skeletons, all of which were found in TX. The highlight is the...
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Getting to Bullock Texas State History Museum

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1800 N. Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Hours

  • Sunday 12:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:00

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