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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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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is a research...

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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Remarkable Museum

It is difficult to describe how interesting and varied the exhibits are in this museum. There is very much to see and hear and read about the president and his term in office. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Abbeville, LA
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Abbeville, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is difficult to describe how interesting and varied the exhibits are in this museum. There is very much to see and hear and read about the president and his term in office. The staff is extremely helpful and willing to assist you with any questions you may have. I found it difficult to see the whole Museum in 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum had so many interesting things to see and the replicas were impressive. Most of it had history of the Bush family and the Bush Administration. My favorite was seeing a piece of the Berlin Wall. The museum did not have a entrance fee.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I go to presidential libraries (and I've been nearly all of them now including Ford, Eisenhower, LBJ, Kennedy, etc.) I want to learn more about the man who became president as well as have a recap of the years in office. I was pleasantly surprised to find such an interesting museum! They do an excellent job introducing us to... More 

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to a Presidential Library. This one is located adjacent to the Texas A&M campus. It is easy to locate and there is ample parking. There is airport style security and it is advisable to have some form of ID. This is more of a museum than a library - but I am pretty sure that... More 

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Bayfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My grandchildren loved it and got an idea of a life of a president. Visit very worthwhile and highly recommended whether you are a D or an R.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second presidential library that I have visited, and although Bush 41's exhibit area is much smaller than the LBJ Library's in Austin, this presidential library definitely has more interactive elements! I think Bush 41 also has cooler artifacts including a piece of the Berlin Wall, a restored TBM Avenger fighter plane, and the century-old Gate of Kuwait.... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just visited the Reagan library a few months ago, so for us, some of it was redundant. This one was focused on his early life, life with Babara and the kids, and the different jobs he held, which were quite a few. I actually was slightly overwhelmed with all of the information.

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Port Neches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The perspective on the lives of Bush family members was impressive. Americans are often uninformed about the background of their elected leaders. This exhibit was excellent.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum flows beautifully, from family, WWII, oil&gas, politics and impacts of the Bushs' lives of service. Mrs. Bush's Literacy Lounge was lovely. Make the time to walk the grounds (pond & rose garden) and view the Quote Wall about "the burdens and the blessings of freedom"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this museum is an easy drive from Austin. The museum was extremely informative about a man that had a lot of experience in public service. I really learned a lot more about this man. The building and grounds were quite impressive.

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