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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

Great tour of a presidential library. Volunteers allowed you to experience the library and added information not included. Paid parking is required. Join the Presidential Library and get into any Presidential library for free...Worth the price.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The musem is worth a stop if you are in the area and wanting something to keep kid and teenagers occupied for a bit. Parking wasn't an issue although their was a bit of a line to enter,which went rather quickly and was not an...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the first attractions we visited when in Dallas and it was a great start to our trip. I have to admit that I was not always a fan of "W", but the library is amazing (I have visited two others to...More

Thank Jean A
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This temporary exhibit at the Bush Presidential Library is worth visiting. It explores the role of First Ladies in the US in a visually appealing way. “A Role Without a Rulebook.” Some are more familiar than others and there is something to learn about all...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit to the George W. Bush Presidential Library, dining inside the museum at Cafe 43 and touring the Meadows Art Museum - all on the SMU campus - is a must.for anyone visiting or living in Dallas. The historic account of 9/11 in the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Museum is really well done. The staff is nice and helpful. The experience is a very comprehensive look at 43’s life from his upbringing to what he does now. Lots of cool exhibits to interact with. Highlights- 9/11 War on terror No child left...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to The Bush library was very informative and showed what a great man President Bush and his lovely wife are. The oval office replica is fun to go into. I highly recommend going to see this

Thank Louis G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank H3833MRmikes
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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Kristyn Q
April 10, 2018|
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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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November 28, 2017|
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Response from fsee2001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,They can accommodate motor home parking.
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