Since opening in 2001, the Bullock Museum has welcomed more than nine million visitors from across the world, many of which were students and teachers. Throughout those years and into the future, our mission remains the same —to interpret the continually unfolding story of Texas through meaningful educational experiences and inspire a new generation of Texans.
The beginning of each school year opens the doors to new opportunities for educating young Texans —either in person or virtually. The Bullock Museum’s school field trip program invites teachers and students from across the state and beyond to explore the history, culture, and science of Texas past and present and inspire curiosity for the future. Last year, almost 100,000 students, teachers, and chaperones from 111 counties in Texas connected with the Bullock Museum, and we look forward to welcoming even more through our doors this year.
Welcoming students to new experiences
The Bullock Museum aims to reach schools that are both right around the corner and in the far reaches of our vast state. Many schools make an annual trip to Austin to visit the Bullock Museum through a field trip experience, which both piques the interest of the students and supports teachers in making classroom connections. When students visit the Museum, they enter an extension of their classroom—a distinctive venue for learning where they engage in hands-on, interactive activities.