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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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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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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 museum, like the man it honors, is a class act

Well worth the price of admission, many excellent exhibits, I learned much that I did not know about this humble man. We spent and hour and a half and could not read and see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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St. Louis, MO
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St. Louis, MO
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the price of admission, many excellent exhibits, I learned much that I did not know about this humble man. We spent and hour and a half and could not read and see everything in that time.

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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is in keeping with the nature of the person it remembers. A low-key affair to a family oriented individual, war hero, public servant, and even keeled president. It was fun watching both the president and first lady interacting with each other in TV snippets as your sitting in the White House living room. The exhibits on the golf... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have now been to the GBPL&M twice. I will still definitely go back. So many interesting displays and photos. Too many to take in - in one trip. I am a proud Texan, and the Bush family is a big part of Texas and our country. Walk back to see the final future resting place of some of the... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to learn about our 41st president. You must see the 18 minute video at the entrance. I'm a person that can't sit still and doesn't like that stuff. I enjoyed the video and learned a lot. It was well scripted. My eyes watered some because of such an impact video had. I learned a lot I... More 

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Iron River, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful part of Texas A & M University. Lots of background on the family leading to the history of his presidency. You can get a signed letter to yourself from the Bushes at the end of the tour, and don't miss the Rose Garden and future resting place of Barbara and George HW.

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Last May we followed our Home Team ... the TCU Horned Frogs ... as they paid a friendly NCAA " Super Regional " visit to our dear friends the Aggies of Texas A&M ... Wefound ourselves with a few hours to spare and could not wait to visit the President George Bush Museum in College Station .... This turned out... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place with lots of rich Presidential history. It was more then I thought it would offer. The outside grounds are big. We really enjoyed this museum.

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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are rotating exhibits, so return trips are in order, especially if you are a local like me. We often bring out of town guests. My favorite recent exhibit was the US Park Centennial photo exhibit. It was amazing. The museum is good for those who love history or politics,

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town with family and all went to the Library. We spent about 2.5 hours walking around. We watched the introductory video - which was very informative - so we didn't take the audio tour guide.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to several presidential museums. It is interesting how the personality of the President comes through the exhibits. President Bush caring for his family and love for America is truly on display.

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