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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
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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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A must tour for visitors to A&M University

The museum has a complete story of George H.W. Bush (#41) life, including a Dive Bomber airplane hanging from the ceiling (like the one in which Bush was shot down over Chi Chi... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Good overview of what it is like to be a President, and some interesting facts about his time as an Oil Field person. His company launched the Zapata Vinagaroon in 1957, and there was a brass plaque and video about it. I worked on this vessel in 1978 as a Chevron Company Man.

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum has a complete story of George H.W. Bush (#41) life, including a Dive Bomber airplane hanging from the ceiling (like the one in which Bush was shot down over Chi Chi Jima). They have traveling exhibits in the front entry room that stay for 6 months at a time. Currently it is a collection of classic cars.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the 3rd library that we have visited. The library was a great tribute to President Bush. The library was organized very well and had activities to keep young children interested. We found the exhibits interesting and learned much about his early career.

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm young enough that I don't really remember George Bush's presidency. I mean I remember parts of the Gulf War on TV, but didn't understand what was happening. And I remember, "Read my lips. No new taxes." But going to the museum, I learned so much about his life- all of it, including the early years, early politics and the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful tribute to our 41st President! This is an easy Presidential Library to visit. Parking is close to the building, the exhibit is well-organized, there are no stairs, and if you want, you may use an audio tour to help you through. I am a Presidential Library buff and LBJ's and Bush 41's are easy to do. Some... More 

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Fort Hood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to the library several times over the last few years. The rotating exhibits make it a place you can visit again and again. It is very well done. The place is easy to enjoy, for all ages and give a wonderful slice of the times.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been wanting to visit the George Bush Library and Museum for some time and finally went yesterday (7/23/16). It more than lived up to my expectations. I enjoyed seeing all the momentos and learning more about President Bush, his family background, military and political experience. Also, they have an awesome Car exhibit called Driven to Drive. The grounds behind... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum does an outstanding job of treating the visitor to a well displayed history of the Bush family, and of President Bush #41 and his life. With little elected offices, his history of military service, private enterprise and entrepreneur risks give a great background of a man who excelled in government service prior to being elected to the highest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth your time! Prices are VERY reasonable. $9 adult & $3 child. This includes the audio tour and you can take pictures. No flash. Times 9:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (Mon.-Sat.) Noon - 5 p.m. (Sunday) Upon entering we were greeted, and directed to the overview video on our 41st President and the bathrooms. 😃 Since we went in July... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed seeing the inside by about 10 minutes, so be sure to check the hours before you go! Gorgeous around the outside though!

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