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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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12:00 - 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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A fitting tribute!

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is much like 41 himself-- modest but substantial. Despite its modest appearance, the library is a treasure trove of photos, relics... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is much like 41 himself-- modest but substantial. Despite its modest appearance, the library is a treasure trove of photos, relics, video and audio documenting the amazing life of one of America's greatest men and his family. There is something for everyone, including an educational treasure hunt for kids, cleverly disguised in miniature... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an excellent collection, showing George Bush Senior's rise to the White House. Unfortunately, we were rushed through the tail end of the exhibit, only allowing ourselves about three hours to take it all in. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for the tour!

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Thank Melissa D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent museum. Very spacious, clean and appealing to all age-groups. Numerous inter-active displays.a piece of the Berlin Wall is here. Do not focus on the word "library" as this is a museum. You may find yourself "lost" for several hours in this museum. An excellent tribute to the 41st President/POTUS.

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West Amwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

And an excellent review of Mr Bush's presidency. A wide variety of presidential as well as personal memorabilia. Along with well crafted audio and video reviews of 41's time in office and the challenges he faced. And how he helped pull the country through. Beautiful and well designed building with excellent flow through the exhibit area. Along with lovely surrounding... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to several Presidential museums and rate this one highly. The facility is beautiful, as are the grounds, and the exhibits provide an excellent summary of the life and times of this great man. From a teen in WWII to President, Mr. Bush was highly principled and steady in times of crisis. His personal life, humanity toward others, dedication... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the actual museum several times. They have standing exhibits and then rotate special exhibits periodically. It's a fantastic view into the life of President George H.W. Bush (41). The grounds are unbelievably beautiful -- walk all the way to the back and you can see their eventual resting place (their daughter is already buried there). There's also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibits & displays. Tons of audio & video presentations. So much more to this man/family than the press gives credit for. Worth the trip to visit & spend a few hours touring this museum/library. Every thing is nicely laid out chronologically.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the museum and learning of President Bush's life and presidency. Very friendly staff and volunteers.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a pleasant afternoon looking back at Mr. Bush's presidency. It was laid out in an orderly fashion and easy to follow. The pictures and comments were very interesting as we recalled when the events actually happened. It is worthy of a visit.

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a world class attraction! Everything is beautifully maintained and displayed. There is so much interesting information to take in and the volunteers and staff are friendly and helpful. We will probably visit again soon! He price is incredibly reasonable- by far the best value for your money for an attraction in the Brazos Valley. Some of the highlights... More 

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