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“Interesting History Lesson”

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
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Owner description: 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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Kilgore, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
276 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Interesting History Lesson”
Reviewed June 2, 2012

Really enjoyed walking through, reading everything and just trying to absorb everything. So very interesting to get an insight on such a great President. We plan to go back when we have more time to spend....

Visited June 2012
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Bryan, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Glad President Bush picked this area to put his museum”
Reviewed May 22, 2012

Used to work there. I miss it. I enjoyed going around looking at all the things there were to see. I look forward to going back as often as possible. I especially, enjoyed it when Pesident Bush was there

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Foothill Ranch, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Facility”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

I reccomend visiting when at College station. easy to get to, creat campus and friendly docents.

Visited May 2012
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College Station, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Something to do, always changing”
Reviewed May 9, 2012

There's always something new to spend an hour on here in architectural surroundings. However, why would they advertise under "Architects"? Texas Law forbits such.....

Visited May 2012
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Crocker, Missouri
2 reviews
“Texas Travel”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

I love the man and his lifetime of service. The museum reflects his character. We arrived at 0945 and left at 1600; I guess you could say we liked everthing about it!!!

Visited April 2012
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