Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress, Austin, 78701, 512/936-4629
You can’t miss the Bullock Museum, which tells the the story of Texas on three floors: Just look for the 35 foot tall bronze star out front. Visitors can follow the history of the Lone Star state from 1821 on, through its time as a territory of Spain and then Mexico to its independence as a country, and finally statehood in the U.S. The heart of the current displays is the La Belle, a French ship that was exploring the Gulf of Mexico when it sank in Matagorda Bay in 1686. Its wreckage was discovered in 1995, excavated two years later, and reassembled inside the museum in 2015. Daily screenings take place at the Texas Spirit Theater and the Bullock IMAX, the largest IMAX screen in Texas.
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Friday, February 23

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Saturday, February 24

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Sunday, February 25

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Monday, February 26

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Wednesday, February 28

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Thursday, March 1

IMAX: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45

Arts Calendar

Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

This immersive and interactive exhibit at the Texas State History Museum explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience – with dozens of rare artifacts, brought together for the first time from extensive collections across the globe. Through March 18. $9-13.

Community Calendar

Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms. Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).

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