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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
Phone Number: +1 214-346-1557
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Get an in-depth, interactive look at eight years of presidential history at...

Get an in-depth, interactive look at eight years of presidential history at America's 13th presidential library and museum. Explore important issues and events of the administration of President George W. Bush as framed by four themes: freedom, opportunity, compassion and responsibility. NEW FOR 2016: Step into the candidates' shoes in "PATH TO THE PRESIDENCY," a special exhibit on the history of campaigns and elections in the United States. Extend your visit with a stroll through the 15-acre Native Texas Park, enjoy a meal at Café 43, and take home a piece of the presidency from the Museum Store.

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Sort of light-weight but tons of fun!

We've been to many of the presidential libraries and were excited to find this one in Dallas. The facility is super nice and well cared for, featuring a HUGE staff (over 350... read more

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been to many of the presidential libraries and were excited to find this one in Dallas. The facility is super nice and well cared for, featuring a HUGE staff (over 350 people, not counting security according to a staff member). Lots of the historical information, especially the 9-11 exhibit was informative and inspiring. The displays of gifts from other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting and complete museum covering the life and services of President Bush. We were very fortunate to visit on the 75th anniversay of Pearl Harbor. There was a program outside that wqs attended by President Bush and Senator Robert Dole as well as some 27 WWII survivors. What a great day to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a huge history fan, or know a thing about political figures. But I do like George W. , and this was a great tribute to his life and presidency! It was fun to see the artifacts and the real walk in mockup if the Oval Office. Someone who is REALLLLLY into the history side of things could spend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful and very inspiring museum. The Whitehouse Christmas was on display just as it was in 2004. There are gifts from other nations given to President and Mrs Bush. Very unique and beautiful. There are displays from President Bush's childhood all the way through his Presidency. Be sure and stop and watch ALL the videos in small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Impressive before we had even purchased tickets, staff greeted us and directed us to museum. All attractions are well spaced so easy to take time at each piece and not feel crowded by other visitors. Several interactive areas, perfect amount of videos, displays, and staff available for assistance. Wonderful place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an enjoyable visit and gave us a different view of George Bush. There is plenty to view and read along with an interactive piece on decision making.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very well done! They really tried and succeeded at showing the life and man of George W Bush...even if your not Republican it is history from his perspective and others around him

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully designed building on a recreated prairie grassland smack in the middle of Dallas. Plenty of things of interest to history buffs, travelers (some of the gifts they were giving are amazing), young and old. Some great interactive displays too. The grounds are landscaped with walking paths and native flowers and grasses that are beautiful in the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to a Presidential library. Entrance $15 and another $7.04 for parking. I was hoping for some genuine historical analysis of the eight years, but was disappointed. The docents were friendly and helpful and clearly besotted with George W. The 9/11 display was well done, interesting and moving. But 9/11 is nothing to do with George W. other than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. There is so much interesting things and information at this museum/library. There is also a pretty large exhibit about Sept 11. Great place to visit. I would highly recommend it

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