Experience a place dedicated to the history and the spirit of the Lone Star State. Enjoy three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting temporary exhibitions and the special-effects Texas Spirit Theater as you immerse yourself in "The Story of Texas." Discover Stephen F. Austin's diary, Neil Armstrong's space suit and more than 700 other Texas artifacts in the main exhibits of the museum.
Texas Music Road Trip
March 17th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012
Take a journey through Texas and a century of music with Texas Music Roadtrip. This special exhibition explores the people and places that put Texas music on the map.
From the explosion of '30s jazz in Dallas's Deep Ellum, to the emergence of '50s Rock and Roll in the Panhandle, to the rise of zydeco, tejano, and country rock — Texas Music Roadtrip takes you past the musical landmarks that compose the Texas landscape.
Learn more about the Texas Music Road Trip here.
Texas Spirit Theater
Experience a thrilling journey as Texas history comes to life. The unbelievable technology of the Texas Spirit Theater creates an astonishing adventure in the feature presentation, "The Star of Destiny." Feel the terror of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane as wind blows through your hair, lightning flashes and thunder rumbles through the theater. Hold on tight as a gusher explodes from an East Texas oil derrick. Featuring three stages, theater sets and an amazing array of special effects, the Texas Spirit Theater offers a one-of-a-kind experience that will leave you breathless.
Museum Store & The Story of Texas Cafe
The Museum Store is the perfect place to find books about history, Texas-made specialty items, Museum souvenirs and more. On the second floor of the Museum, the Story of Texas Cafe offers fresh salads, made-to-order burgers, great sandwiches, desserts and other tasty delights.
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum is also home to the only IMAX Theater in Austin. Visit the Austin Imax Theatre listing on Video City Guide for more information
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