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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 1000 George Bush Dr W, College Station, TX 77845-3906
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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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A must see!

This Museum is amazing! We were greeted warmly and offered complementary headsets for our visit, which we declined. The 'entry' movie had just started so we went directly to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is amazing! We were greeted warmly and offered complementary headsets for our visit, which we declined. The 'entry' movie had just started so we went directly to the exhibits, seeing the movie before we left. President Bush's life story is impressive starting with his WWII service as a naval aviator. Having to bail out of a plane that's... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing a couple of other Presidential museums recently, I had the opportunity to make a quick, and I mean quick, visit to this one on the campus of Texas A&M. Had 30 minutes to rush through, but I know I could have easily spent 3 hours. Really wish I could have gone back the next day. Enjoyed how these... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DON'T MISS. IT'S VERY AMAZING. The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is my favorite presidental museum in the world. The museum is very informative and nice. They have free audio recorders that will give you a tour of the building.

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Thank Mick66622
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth a couple hours. It is very well done, and captured the essence of this man & his family. We are glad to have made the time.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the museum was informative, it was also interesting to see how the father and sons libraries were similar yet the same. Seeing the family history, it was great to see a loving American family thru the generations. Learned alot here and having been an adult with kids during this time, and my husband working with the military during desert storm... More 

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Springfield, IL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last Presidential museum to visit. We have seen them all and our comments are based upon how this rates with others.The museum was excellent as it did an honest job of reviewing the life and Presidency of President Bush and Barbara Bush. President Bush was a man of great integrity and compassion especially for those who do... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to any Presidential Library. The people working here were very knowledgeable and friendly. You could spend a week inside learning about President Bush and his family. They have free audio recorders that will give you a tour of the building. You find the number displayed and push the corresponding number on the unit and you... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful museum! I learned so much about President George Bush Sr. He's a very smart man whether you liked him as a President or not. I am a museum girl and this is one I would recommend! Go visit A&M, eat at Freebirds and visit this museum. Gig 'em Aggies!

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found a groupon which saved quite a bit. Spent about 3 hours touring the museum and grounds. It wasn't disappointing, but it also didn't really live up to my expectations. Lots of photos, mostly. The chance to take a few silly pictures - such as in the Oval Office & Situation Room mock ups - was fun. Enjoyed seeing... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is very well done. We enjoyed all of the exhibits following the life of George Bush. My wife particularly enjoyed the coverage of the Bush family and I enjoyed the exhibit dedicated to President Bush's military service, especially the Avenger, up close and personal. Plan a minimum of two hours here, but you will miss a lot if... More 

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