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Event Details

May 15 to
Jan 27

Rodeo! The Exhibition

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave
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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