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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX 77845
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+1 979-691-4000
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12:00 pm - 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 Fitting Tribute to an American Statesman

Having visited almost all the presidential museums, my husband and I were eager to visit the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We weren't disappointed. The facility is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Midland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having visited almost all the presidential museums, my husband and I were eager to visit the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We weren't disappointed. The facility is a wonderful collection of artifacts that capture in a poignant, understated manner the life of a naval officer, successful businessman, statesman, and family man who has dedicated his life to serving others.... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really well done museum. I recommend watching the introductory movie. It was extremely interesting. The exhibits are well done. I particularly enjoyed seeing the gifts he received as president. Plan time to walk the grounds, as they are beautiful. Great value for 9 dollars. Even the gift shop had fun affordable gifts. Overall a good experience.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an in depth museum covering the life the Bush 41. The staff was extremely friendly. I recommend ting your time and having a couple hours to explore. There is so much to learn. We're here on vacation from California and were able to teach our daughter something without here realizing she was. It's something really enjoyable to... More 

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a great stop. The museum makes it entertaining for kids. Parents can remember the history and explain things to their children. There is plenty of items to keep you busy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Enjoyed our visit to the Presidential Library. Enjoyed learning about the people in the Bush family, not just the political side. Learned a lot about the year leading up to George H. Bush being Vice President and then President.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We had the opportunity Jan 2017, to visit the George Bush Library and Museum. We were in the company of family from Houston. The museum was very interesting with the details of the life , to date, of President Bush. We are old enough to remember President Bush so this was of interest to us. The high lite for us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Presidential library located on the campus of Texas A&M University. Very reasonable admission fee. Started with a short film clip of his life and presidency. Then you are given a self-guided tour map and audio. (Recommend they upgrade the audio to include headphones so you're not listening to everyone else's as you tour the museum. Did not notice a cafe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Wonderful museum to visit with family while in town. Beautiful displays, well,organized sections, well maintained displays. They offer a Millie the dog activity for children who tour the museum, my kids really enjoyed it. I would recommend a visit while close by. Very nice staff.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

An excellent attraction. Not really good for small kids. We enjoyed everything that the library had to offer.

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Mobile, AL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Impressive, beautiful library. Docents are knowledgeable and helpful. The grounds are beautiful with bronze horse stature and a bronze of the president. Incredible amount of exhibits that walk you through George and Barbara's life. She saved everything! worth the time you need to experience his life and career, We forgot his accomplishments prior to being president Free parking in lot... More 

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