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Photo of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum  

The 175,000 square foot Bullock Texas State History Museum is located three blocks north of the Capitol. The Museum includes a 400-seat IMAX® theatre equipped for both 2D and 3D films; a 200-seat Storytelling theatre; an indoor/outdoor Museum Café; a Museum Store; an underground parking garage; a 7,000 square foot Temporary Exhibit gallery; and 34,000 square feet of exhibits on three floors. The Museum’s mission is to recognize the power of history to inspire present and future generations, and to interpret the continually unfolding Story of Texas through meaningful educational experiences.

The Museum is a division of the State Preservation Board, the state agency also authorized to preserve and maintain the historic Texas Capitol, Capitol grounds, the Capitol Extension and the Capitol Visitors Center. The Agency is governed by a Board comprised of the following members:

The Honorable Greg Abbott, Governor, Chairman
The Honorable Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor, Co-Vice Chairman
The Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, Co-Vice Chairman
The Honorable Kelly Hancock, Texas Senate
The Honorable Charlie Geren, Texas House of Representatives
Iris H. Moore, Citizen Board Member

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