Here are some suggestions to assist you in planning your visit to the Texas Capitol Complex. If you have a student group please visit our field trips page to see suggested activities.
IF YOU HAVE:
TWO TO THREE HOURS
Orient yourself to the Capitol Complex through exhibits, film, and information at the Visitors Center. Participate in a free guided tour of the Capitol. Discover the natural beauty of the Capitol Grounds. Buy a souvenir at the Gift Shop in the Capitol Extension or the Visitors Center.
Immerse yourself in the story of Texas through the exhibits at the Bullock Museum and take in an IMAX® or 4-D film . After enjoying lunch at the Museum Café, participate in a tour of the Capitol. Explore the Grounds and Visitors Center. Experience a tour of the Governor's Mansion, home to every Texas Governor since 1856. But plan ahead - the Mansion schedules vary and reservations must be made at least one week in advance. Take a short drive to the Texas State Cemetery and view the final resting place of legendary Texans including Stephen F. Austin and Barbara Jordan. Remember your visit by purchasing a souvenir at the Gift Shop located at the Museum, Capitol or Visitors Center.