Rodeo! The Exhibition
Explore the origins of Texas rodeos and stock shows, the very personal relationships Texans have with beloved rodeo and stock show traditions, and the lasting legacy of youth education, community involvement, and historic preservation these long-established competitions hold. See how five of the largest Texas rodeos and stock shows — including Fort Worth (est. 1896), San Angelo (est. 1932), Houston (est. 1932), Austin (est. 1938), and San Antonio (est. 1950) — bring crowds and competitors from all parts of the world together.
Grab your gear, pick your mount, and bring the whole family to Rodeo! The Exhibition. No matter what your age, there's something to see, touch, and do!
Immerse yourself in a multimedia experience that will place you in the heart of the arena
Sit on a saddle or climb into a rodeo clown's barrel
Pose like a trick roper as you go back in time to Texas's early rodeos
Examine protective gear to see what it takes to stay safe in the arena
Find out what it takes to care for livestock
Come face to face with life-sized animals from livestock shows and learn about different breeds
Select Artifacts On View in the Exhibition
Grand Champion Steer Silver Tray won by 12-year-old Oliver Grote
Calf Scramble Belt Buckle from Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Rodeo Suite, Etchings by Sandy Scott
Ropes for Fancy and Trick Roping
Sponsored by the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall Fund.
Special thanks to event sponsors Farmhouse Vineyards, MillerCoors Brewing Company, and JEM Beverage Distilling Company
Additional support provided by Dudley Bros. Ranch Family
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is owned and operated by the State of Texas through the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.
At the museum: 05/12/2018 - 01/27/2019
Your museum admission purchase supports the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and
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