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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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Wonderful and informative

GO ! Well done. Be sure to start with the introductory film. Plan to spend 2-3 hours to get the... read more

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Wally B
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Lafayette, Louisiana
#41 is #6

Having now seen six of the presidential libraries, this library was my least favorite. Maybe that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cedar4604
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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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

GO ! Well done. Be sure to start with the introductory film. Plan to spend 2-3 hours to get the full "flavor".

Thank Wally B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having now seen six of the presidential libraries, this library was my least favorite. Maybe that was because his claim to fame was the Gulf War. So president #41 is currently rating #6.

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum was a very good place to visit. I learned more about the former president including his humorous side. I a great deal about First Lady Barbara Bush. These are very interesting people. This museum is very good, but the son's presidential library is...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed this museum as much for the volunteers and workers who know a lot about the history of President Bush as I did the actual presentation and memorabilia in the museum.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to step back into the George H W Bush presidency (1989-1993). You get an appreciation of George Bush the man and his overall public service career at this museum. Definitely a great stop for history buffs...the audio tour through he museum is...More

Thank DFerg1961
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I truly enjoyed the President George H. W. Bush Library in College Station. I have been to the Bush Library in Dallas and loved it as well, but this goes further back into the Bush family history. The staff at the library were super friendly...More

Thank Hookedongin92
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have never been to a Presidential Library/ Museum. In fact, until we checked Trip Advisor, we had no idea College Station was President Bush's chosen city. Be prepared for a scan of purses or back packs before entry and, if needed, use the restroom...More

Thank PhoodieGirl23
Reviewed 6 days ago

I walked in and there was the Amazing beautiful rug. I said to the docent, so what's under the rug? She said nothing. I'm like nothing? There is this beautiful building, lots of inlaid flooring and I'm thinking there has got to be the presidential...More

Thank Penny P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, first the staff: class-act from the moment I we walked in the door. My mom needed a wheelchair to access the library & the staff was super helpful providing for her needs. Secondly, the library was laid out well & very informative. Tip: get...More

Thank Jayson F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way to Waco and happened upon this library. We really enjoyed our visit. It is more of a museum than a library. We learned so much about this former president and first lady. A great day!

Thank Renee J
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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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Marty C
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember there being a restaurant on site.
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