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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
+1 214-346-1557
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Get an in-depth, interactive look at eight years of presidential history at America's 13th presidential library and museum. Explore important issues and events of the administration of President George W. Bush as framed by four themes: freedom, opportunity, compassion and responsibility. NEW FOR 2016: Step into the candidates' shoes in "PATH TO THE PRESIDENCY," a special exhibit on the history of campaigns and elections in the United States. Extend your visit with a stroll through the 15-acre Native Texas Park, enjoy a meal at Café 43, and take home a piece of the presidency from the Museum Store.
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2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
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Reviewed yesterday

A must visit place in Dallas. Spent 1 1/2 hours there and will need to go back to soak it all in. Now that I have a preview can go spend time reading and watching electronic displays.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Regardless of your political affiliation, if you remember that day, you must stop in. I recommend having lunch at Cafe 43 (Pretty good and not expensive), then walk it off while looking at everything. We took about 2 hours. There is a lot to connect...More

Thank Elizabeth E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family loved it. The interactive war display was amazing and educational! Everyone should visit this!

Thank Mavis H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having only been to the LBJ library in Austin, I really wasn’t expecting much on my visit. I was curious about how his presidency would be presented. And yes, I was surprised. They have done an outstanding job giving an objective and fair job of...More

Thank Walter D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited six other Presidential museums and libraries, and I would put this one as one of my favorites. The staff was very friendly, and we were able to see the First Ladies exhibit, which was great. The exhibits were very well presented, although...More

Thank Stefanie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I've ever visited a past president's library. Since then, I've visited two other past presidents libraries and I have to say the George W. Bush library was the best by far. Yes it brought back horrible memories of 911 but it also brought...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is sort of a hidden gem in the middle of Dallas. Many people might forget that there is a presidential library in Dallas, TX. The library is state of the art and has so much history and knowledge to share. You can walk through...More

Thank Isaac M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to learn history related to one of our presidents you will love this library. Organized, with a copy of the oval office and lots of videos to see. Great for kids!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent family vacation, we had the privilege of visiting three Presidential Libraries. This one is absolutely fantastic and fun! The grounds and building were beautiful- clean, well maintained, and easy to venture around in/on. The displays were great, and the "moving mural" inside...More

Thank Brad H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved touring this fabulous library. Full of history! We ate at the cafe and enjoyed a lovely lunch! Be sure to have your photo taken in the "Oval Office"!

Thank Sabrina C
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Kristyn Q
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Response from Flo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay in replying ... I thought I got an email with the question - not that I had to enter the site and find questions. You can walk in, but dependent on the day and have a fairly easy wait.
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from david k | Reviewed this property |
If you can't find BBQ in Texas, your not looking very hard. I always stop someone, not a student, and ask where do they eat? Its always the best way anywhere in the world of travel.
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Yes,They can accommodate motor home parking.
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