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George W. Bush Childhood Home

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Humble beginnings

Went here we wife and adult son. We stopped at gift shop and they asked if we wanted tour. Than I... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
gottcoke
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Hemet, California
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Easy to imagine

The house is restored in great detail and it easy to imagine life in the 50's in West Texas. What... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
TexBear44
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Midland, Texas
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The George W. Bush Childhood Home is truly a unique place in American history. Home to two Presidents, two Governors and a First Lady, this remarkable 1950s restoration gives visitors a unique perspective of the Bush family and their legacy, insight...more
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1412 W Ohio Ave, Midland, TX 79701-6073
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Went here we wife and adult son. We stopped at gift shop and they asked if we wanted tour. Than I saw the price was 5 bucks each but we still did it. Went to house and the lady giving tour was very nice and...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your purchases, which contribute directly to our operations. The total cost of restoration was $500,000, none of which came from public funds. We remain one of only a handful of presidential sites that is not owned or operated...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

The house is restored in great detail and it easy to imagine life in the 50's in West Texas. What is hard to get your mind around is the fact that two presidents, a first lady and a couple of governors lived in this humble...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

The George W. Bush Childhood Home has been restored and furnished to its time period of 1951-1955. Located on the grounds of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, the home adds to the arts and cultural history that surrounds it. The Ellen Noel...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by a very friendly docent . She knew everything about the home and the first family. My grandkids were very attentive and love the part where they got to take a book home. The gift shop was well stocked and everything reasonably...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for the great review and comments. We appreciate your business!

Reviewed January 23, 2018

Step back into the 1950's with a personal tour through the only home to two Presidents, two Governors and a First Lady of the United States. If you are traveling with children, guides can tailor the tour to the young ones or talk about so...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you Rhodema!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Very well done! The home is quite small, restored to appear as when the Bush’s lived there, and furnished in the traditional 1950’s style. A lot of memorabilia from the Bush family is displayed. The docent tour was great and she provided us with many...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate you coming by and touring this historic home

Reviewed September 28, 2017

No other place in the USA, can you visit and tour the home of two Presidents, two Govenors, and one First Lady. Not only did we enjoy the history, but also being transported back into the 1950s. The house and furnishing triggered many other memories...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the kind words and great review. We appreciate that you made a stop to visit us.

Reviewed September 19, 2017

Enjoyed seeing the little museum. Well kept home with history of 41. If you are in the area, worth the drop in.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

This is part of history and everyone needs to learn about two of our presidents. Rather you liked them as president or not, this is history learn and share it with your children.

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to come to visit us and for the nice review

Reviewed August 21, 2017

Interesting to see the home of the Bush's, Two presidents, two governors and a first lady lived in this small, unassuming house. I enjoyed seeing all of the vintage artifacts, including the unique refrigerator, telephone, TV, etc., right out of the 50's. The staff was...More

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paulsH1018UC, General Manager at George W. Bush Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

We appreciate that you took the time to come visit us. Thanks for the nice review

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The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and Military, $2 for students and the children 5 and under are free
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