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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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Fascinating pieces of recent history

I am so happy I added a trip to the museum to my journey. It is very interesting, is well laid out and entertaining.. I spent the entire day there and it was not enough time to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I am so happy I added a trip to the museum to my journey. It is very interesting, is well laid out and entertaining.. I spent the entire day there and it was not enough time to completely take in all that was available.

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College Station, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Maybe you have to be a fan of the Bush family to enjoy looking at the things they have accumulated over the years. I did learn that President Bush did not attend Texas A&M and isn't originally from Texas which was disappointing. Nice place but a bit pricey.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well planned self guided tour of the elder Bush presidency. Dignified and low key, just like the man. Grounds are very well planned and maintained. Take in the campus of Texas A & M as well.

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Rio Grande, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Throughout this library you could feel the love and loyalty to his family. On the day I visited, the staff was serving birthday cake in honor of Mrs. Bush. Everyone was very festive and it made it a special day for all that visited. The displays are informative of the time period of the Bush presidency. I liked the paintings... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

George H.W. Bush is the only President I have gotten to speak with. He took the time to learn my name. Anyway the museum is great, I would go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

This was my second visit. Took my daughter as we were touring the campus. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and helpful. Excellent representation of his years in office. Also helps you get to know about his early years and of his better half Mrs. Bush. We have gone to all three presidential libraries in Texas. Plan to visit others as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Did not know much about Bush other then what was in the media Or history book. Not a lot. But the library was really nice same as other reviews free for military and fam. Take the hand set you will learn a lot about him and his family it's worth caring it. The library was really nice and had a... More 

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Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have decided to visit all of the Presidential Libraries and this one was by far my favorite so far. I came to appreciate President George H Bush a lot more as a leader, but more as a human being who truly understood what it meant to work from the ground up.

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our second time through... we made it through the entire library in about 45 mins with kids. We spent much more time the first time that we went through it. You really need about 3-4 hours to absorb all the information that is presented. It will also remind you of when we had presidents that were actually leaders... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Easy and pretty drive from our stay at the Brenham House B & B. Excellent historical information that is well presented.

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Additional Information about George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Address: 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX 77845
Phone Number: 979-691-4000
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  College Station
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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