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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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OUTSTANDING MUSEUM

I really love presidential history and have visited several of the Presidential Libraries and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SneakinDeacon
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Southwest Virginia
Great time

Never been here. And it was a great tour. Definitely recommend to anyone who has a interest in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kyle R
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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 3 weeks ago

I really love presidential history and have visited several of the Presidential Libraries and Museums. Eisenhower and Truman's were my favorites until I visited this this Museum. The staff is exceptional, from the security staff to the volunteers and docents, everyone wants to make sure...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never been here. And it was a great tour. Definitely recommend to anyone who has a interest in history. Especially during BUSH presidency.

1  Thank Kyle R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a trip to Waco, we decided to stop at the museum!! I’m so glad we stopped!! What a wonderful place to spend time!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to this wonderful museum. Beautiful grounds and touching sculpture of horses running over a recreation of the Berlin Wall outside the museum. I am impressed how well the information is conveyed to visitors through videos, photos and artifacts. Well laid...More

1  Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Remember to schedule for a full days visit. There is a play area for younger children to blow off steam with lots of books and a fun game for older children to learn more about George Bush's history and time. The library had a DaVinci...More

Thank Terri S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic presidential library. It is clean and possesses many photos and memorabilia about President George Bush 41. I spent about an hour and half but could have spent longer.

1  Thank KellyB311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well thought out and well done museum. Lot of information. The short movie was informative. The volunteers were very friendly. The Things in Motion exhibit was an added bonus. The grounds and ponds are neat to walk around and see, don't miss...More

1  Thank Jedilostinspace
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were pleasantly surprised at how well the library and museum was done. The volunteers were very friendly and helpful in helping you enjoy every bit of the tour. I learned a lot from the short film which I highly recommend. Make sure you walk...More

1  Thank MrsPattiP
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

What a great presidential museum. The volunteers were friendly and helpful. I highly recommend the short movie. It highlighted President Bush’s family life and showcases his sense of humor. We were there on a weekday morning and it was not busy at all. The gift...More

1  Thank mekolar
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I would consider this one of the more interesting and interactive presidential libraries. There is plenty to see and do, enough to keep most people busy for a couple of hours. There are several exhibits for younger kids but young families may not last as...More

1  Thank alley_cat00
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TexasQueen11
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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
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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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