Located in downtown Austin, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is a premier wedding and event venue with three floors of exhibitions that explore more than 16,000 years of Texas History.
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The Bullock Texas State History Museum is an ideal venue for a coupled wedding ceremony and reception. The Museum’s versatile indoor spaces can be transformed to make all of your wedding dreams come true and create a memorable guest experience. The Bob Bullock Atrium provides an intimate setting to host a beautiful ceremony for up to 225 guests. Afterward, make your entrance as newlyweds down our iconic spiral staircase, to greet your guests in the Rotunda for a lively cocktail hour. For the reception, the elegant Grand Lobby can accommodate up to 350 guests for dinner with room to dance the night away. The Museum is fully ADA accessible, within walking distance to hotels, and features an on-site parking garage. The Events team is ready to help make your celebration historic- schedule a virtual tour today!
- Ceremony Site
- Reception Space
- Designated Catering & AV Partners
- One-year Couples Membership to the Bullock Museum - our gift to you!
- Free Garage Parking
- 4 hour base rental time, additional hours available to add on
- On-Site Event Coordinator
- 1 hour Wedding rehearsal time
- 1 hour bridal or engagement photoshoot time
- Exhibit access for guests (optional add on)
- Private Events
- Corporate Events
- Cocktail Receptions
- Engagement Party
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Enjoy a private moment together and share your first meal as a married couple in our Second Floor Lobby before making your grand entrance.
As our special way of saying Thank You for starting your journey together here with us at the Bullock Museum, we'd like to bring you in to our family as well. Couples that book receive a complimentary one year Two Step level Membership to the Texas State History Museum.
Memberships include complimentary access to the Museum's exhibitions, IMAX documentaries, Texas Spirit Theater films and parking.
Memberships can be renewed after the one year term and are nontransferable.
A native Austinite, Lily graduated from UT with a degree in Art History before beginning her career in the events industry. Prior to joining the team at the Bullock Museum in 2017, she gained experience over several years planning weddings and coordinating events. Today, she manages the Bullock Events Department and has turned her passion for creating memorable experiences towards helping clients create truly personal and unique celebrations.
Originally from Chicago, Lauren moved Texas in 2008. She quickly adapted to her life as a Texan, graduating from UT Austin with a degree in History in 2018. During and after college she worked in fine dining but felt the need to return to her original love, history! Lauren started work at the Bullock Museum at the ticket counter, and joined the Events team in 2019. An artist at heart, she enjoys the creative aspects of Events, from helping clients imagine how to transform their spaces, to making sure that exhibit opening parties have memorable desserts.
From Wisconsin, Rachel Miller is the newest member of the Bullock Events Team. While attending UW Madison, Rachel found her passion for events working for the University and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art as an event organizer. After graduation, she made her move to Austin, Texas to happily join the team at the Bullock Museum. Rachel finds excitement in the creative process of building an experience from scratch that her clients and guests will love and remember.
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