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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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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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The two hours we had allotted ourselves just flew by. Didn't expect it to be as interesting. Of course the 9-11 section was a fascinating review. Will go again as exhibits... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The two hours we had allotted ourselves just flew by. Didn't expect it to be as interesting. Of course the 9-11 section was a fascinating review. Will go again as exhibits change,

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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

We enjoyed the front seat view of an American president in the making. I learned much more about George and Barbara Bush than is commonly known to the public. From his days as a very young aircraft carrier pilot in WWII, to Yale as a young married veteran, to starting and building his own business in Midland TX, through his... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

The George Bush Presidential Library & Museum is a must see for anyone visiting College Station. See how he and Barbara lived and all of the wonderful things that he did.

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Reviewed April 23, 2016

We went to the Bush 41 Museum and it was fantastic. Regardless of our politics, this place had great exhibits from WWII and time with the government and time in Texas. I wish we could have seen him there. What a great place for history.

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

Professionally done. The Bushe's are there often and have an apartment above the library. Lots of research material from his era.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was our 5th Museum on our trip and had lots OF Bush Family History We had a pleasant time boring the Museum and grounds and the staff was very polite and helpful

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was our first visit to a presidential library and we were amazed. We learned so much and what a great review of the history of our country while he was in office. I encourage all ages to visit if they get a chance.

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've visited four Presidential Libraries now, and this is the friendliest yet. There is a lot of George H.W. Bush history that I bet you don't know, including his time flying in WWII, the time he was shot down, and his rescue by a submarine. His family's move to Odessa is inspiring - they gave up everything to chase their... More 

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Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

This was our second presidential library visit, with LBJ being the first. We felt this library portrayed George HW Bush well, just as the LBJ library portrayed him well. George Bush's resume is impressive: navy pilot, oilman, congressman, ambassador, CIA director, Vice President, before being elected president. So this library focused on all these aspects of his life and not... More 

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

The Library is nice and often has good visits. Overall it is a good place to visit and a pleasant atmosphere. The staff are very nice and accommodating.

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