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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX 77845
Phone Number: 979-691-4000
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is a research institution...
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is a research institution and academic environment dedicated to the preservation, research and exhibit of official records, personal papers and memorabilia from the life and career of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, with more than 43 million pages of official and personal papers, 2 million photos, 2,500 hours of videotape and 100,000 museum objects. Covering much of U.S. history since 1941, the library and museum features a World War II Avenger Torpedo Bomber, a 1947 Studebaker, a piece of the Berlin Wall, and precise replicas of President Bush's Oval Office, Camp David office and White House Situation Room. The museum also features a temporary exhibit gallery which lends to an ever-changing museum to visit. Museum hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
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A very full day of great exhibits

More than we could do in the day. There is enough here for a full day and we had exhausted ourselves before exhausting the exhibits. I never even entered the big room about the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Covington, Kentucky
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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

More than we could do in the day. There is enough here for a full day and we had exhausted ourselves before exhausting the exhibits. I never even entered the big room about the forestry service. The message I got from the Library is that Bush succeeded by being a good man and an honest contributor to society. A wealth... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

An absolutely grand display of Pres. Bush 41st life and service to the United States. It will bring you a new insight into his life & love of family & country.

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Amarillo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Gotta love the Bush's and this is a great presidential library. Very well done and the presentation was great. My kids even enjoyed it.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The museum surprised me the first time I went. It was quite fascinating to learn about the Bush family and the information is displayed very well. They have a fun gift store as well. It is also peaceful to walk in the beautiful garden adjacent to the library and the little garden that leads to the Bush family burial site.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great place! Very educational. My children were able to learn much from a time in whence I grew up. It was fun to tell them about things during that time. Although there were a great may things I did not know about our great 41st president. It was a great time. SO happy we could go. The price to get... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The exhibits are exhaustive. Every time I assumed I had seen everything, there was another wing. Great focus on Bush's pre-presidency life, including fascinating glimpses into his distinguished naval career. There's video footage of him being pulled to safety after the Japanese shot his plane down, and a heartfelt typewritten letter the 20-year-old lieutenant sent to his parents regarding the... More 

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La Quinta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I was not expecting much- but was shocked- it truly made me feel so proud to be an american- it was really inspirational - Iwas so proud to go there and see it- would definitely recommend this place to see

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Having visited several other presidential libraries I was looking forward to seeing this Bush library. I found it to be a well done exhibit of his time serving in office. They also did a great job showing why he was driven to public service as well as the class of office he respected. I'm giving a shout out to all... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Excellent museum full of great content! I go once a year to see the rotating exhibits, which are always interesting.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Extremely well done and informative. Good for children and adults. Excellent exhibits and history of the family. We only THOUGHT we knew the story of this family.

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