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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 1000 George Bush Dr W, College Station, TX 77845-3906
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
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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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Fourth of July

It was a great time seeing the exhibits and being part of the Fourth of July Flag raising by the Lone Star Commandery # 114

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Millican, Texas
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Millican, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a great time seeing the exhibits and being part of the Fourth of July Flag raising by the Lone Star Commandery # 114

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you're not a huge fan of Bush, this museum is very interesting and informative. It will take you 2 or 3 hours to go through it all. And definitely start with their film as a frame of reference. The grounds outside are definitely worth taking the time to see, which include the lake and the cemetery where the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You will enjoy everything you see there. It's amazing! But I would like to Thank President Daddy Bush (41) for the help he gave us in 1982. My husband passed away in Mexico and they wouldn't let us Bering him back to the States. But back then Vice President Bush helped us get him back to the USA. God bless... More 

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Canton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I didn't come here because I'm a huge fan of George Bush, but I've never been to a presidential library before and was lucky enough to have an opportunity to visit this one. It was one of the coolest stops I made while in Texas. I only had about an hour to spend, but could have easily spent triple that.... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were somewhat misled by other reviews on Tripadvisor, in that some suggested an hour to an hour and a half would be adequate. It wasn't for us. The self guided tour with audio was mesmerizing, mostly narrated by family members. It's a very personal look into the lives of great servants and honorable patriots. We were mom/adult daughter touring... More 

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Wardensville, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding museum. Anyone with any level of interest in American history MUST come here!! The people who work here raise this location to a new experience. They love the museum and are so respectful.

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Irvine, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved it. The museum is meticulously kept, with informative and engaging displays. The volunteers are wonderful. Our children loved being read some of the books from Mrs. Bush's living room. Don't miss taking a picture in the Oval Office.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take family and friends from out of town. I am very happy to have the library so close to home. It shows so much history and so much what the Bush family represents as true icons and what it is like to be a true Americans. This is a Happy place!!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my grandkids loved it and i want to come back next year and bring my other grandkids so they can see how fun it is

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Sutherlin, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time for our daughter - they gave her a list of questions to answer about items in the museum. The museum is full of history - the whole exhibit was informative and entertaining.

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