Enlighten Yourself With Austin, Texas’ History At Museums and Sites

Enlighten Yourself With Austin, Texas’ History At Museums and Sites

10 Jun 2024

Austin, the state capital of Texas, is a treasure trove of unique history waiting to be explored. Whether you have an avid interest in American history or simply looking to delve into the rich past of this significant state, Austin offers a fantastic vacation experience. 

And what better way to immerse yourself in the city’s history than by staying with Walker Luxury Vacation Rentals? With their exclusive properties, you’ll experience Austin’s historical charm in the most luxurious and immersive way. Read on to discover some of the most captivating historic attractions in the area.

Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bullock Museum is a great catch-all attraction for Austin and Texas history. It will guide you through some of Texas history’s most interesting and important moments. The museum offers many rotating exhibits throughout the year, including exhibits on wildlife, the U.S.-Mexico War, and Black History Month. If you want the most bang for your buck, visit near the beginning of the month for Free First Sunday, where admission is free on the first Sunday of the month.

Texas State Capitol

A field trip about Texas history wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Texas State Capitol. The Capitol offers free tours every 30 minutes from  9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. You might first notice the 22 Capitol Grounds Monuments surrounding the building, which you should see up close. Stop by the Capitol Visitors Center to see some of the rotating exhibits and better understand the Texas Capitol building and grounds.

Texas State Cemetery

Tour the Texas State Cemetery to see the final resting place of many well-known Texas citizens and politicians. The cemetery was established in 1851 and includes graves of former Texas governors, senators, authors, Texas Rangers, and more. You can book a reservation for a guided tour or grab a brochure before you enter and explore the area on your own.

Jump Head First Into Texas History

You can spend an entire day exploring and enriching yourself with Texas history when you stay in Austin with Walker Luxury Vacation Rentals. Contact Walker Luxury Vacation Rentals today to book your vacation in this historic city. 

Find your perfect luxury vacation rental by contacting Walker Luxury Vacation Rentals at 512-501-3580 or checking availability online.