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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

1000 George Bush Dr W, College Station, TX 77845-3906
+1 979-691-4000
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GEM, NOT TO BE MISSED, A MUST SEE Fantastic Museum

Wife and I visited the museum shortly before Barbara died. This is a must see if you are anywhere... read more

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Elmer G
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Biloxi, Mississippi
Awesome place

First time to a presidential library and it was an awesome experience from the moment you dive up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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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1000 George Bush Dr W, College Station, TX 77845-3906
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Reviewed yesterday

Wife and I visited the museum shortly before Barbara died. This is a must see if you are anywhere close to the area. the museum chronicles George & Barbara Bush life exceptionally well. His time in public service is well documented including fantastic displays of...More

Thank Elmer G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time to a presidential library and it was an awesome experience from the moment you dive up to the facility. The inside was breathtaking in so many ways. Can’t wait for my next trip.

Thank Billy P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Vacation to Austin to visit two Presidential Libraries. Did the G. H. W. Bush visit our first day. Hour 30 minute drive turned into three due to the messed up Texas roads! GPS would tell us to turn left when there was no where to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well presented display from the Bush presidency including the family. History of Bush's early days in Texas was interesting and unknown.

Thank Angela L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The elder Bush says faith, family, and friends are most important in life and you got a sense of that in his library. It was nice to see several areas related to Mrs. Bush as well. You learn a bit about the early years of...More

Thank 2doglady
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed touring this library. We have been to many of the presidential libraries. I found this one well balanced between the family man and the political aspects of his life. It was the right amount of detail not to get bogged down....More

Thank Jvogle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had some time in town and decided to tour the museum with our teenagers. This is the second Presidential Museum I’ve toured and honestly I was pleasantly surprised. The exhibits are set up like a timeline of his life. Everything is very interactive and...More

Thank hkay_h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was always a fan of the first President Bush but let me say after visiting the library - I am even kore so. There are so many interesting details about his life that I never knew that shaped him into becoming one of our...More

Thank Amber S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well done library with a lot of family history for the Bush clan. A lovely setting if you get out and walk around after your visit. Very friendly staff. I found the video tour a little annoying as there aren't headphones so...More

Thank kathryng273
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove into College Station today to see the President George H.W. Bush Library and museum. It was a great experience and very interesting. Highly recommended.

Thank JayC103
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TexasQueen11
17 January 2018|
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Response from dorcasm772 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty of space to park an RV but no hookups.
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Dora P
5 January 2017|
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Response from Dena B | Reviewed this property |
Parts of the museum are free, other things to do there are a fee.
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Dora P
5 January 2017|
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Response from Texas_Travel_1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes: There is an admission fee. The Active Duty Military is Free at most presidential libraries. The "Retired Military" is $7. Now, in Texas the "Veteran" is often substituted for "Retired" since the Veteran status is... More
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