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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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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...more
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2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
+1 214-346-1557
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and two adult sons were in Dallas. We make an attempt to visit every Presidential Library when in the area. The Presidential Library of George W Bush is one of the best. So much history as you go through it. The 911 events,...More

Thank ClarkW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an example of a perfect presidential library. Engaging, enlightening, educating and illuminating! The exhibits are extremely well done and thought provoking. The 9/11 element is really well done and the entire exhibit flows very well.

Thank SkypeDaddy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We made a trip to Dallas and visited the Presidential Library of George W Bush at Southern Methodist University. We also enjoyed the First Ladies exhibit. The museum included several interesting gifts from various dignitaries and a replica of the Oval Office. A beautiful museum...More

Thank MelissaandRick
Reviewed 5 days ago

We made a point of seeing the First Ladies exhibit, which though a bit thin was interesting, as are all the women who have served in the job. The recent tenure of George W. and Laura Bush in the White House made the rest of...More

Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Incredible exhibits documenting Pres Geo W Bush's life and presidency. Really beautiful building, w well laid out exhibits and nice lighting. Interactive exhibits and videos presentations are really well do done. Veterans and active duty receive an impressive discount on admission. No stairs and well...More

Thank brez00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although not a fan of Bush’s presidency, the museum was very interesting & insightful. With lots to see inside, it allowed you to see the issues he’d planned to work towards before 9/11, because then everything changed. There was a great tribute to 9/11 &...More

1  Thank kkdqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a George Bush fan then you should stop. Lots of 9/11 history and what happened before and after. You can also step into the Oval Office for a few pictures. You have to pay for parking or a short walk from the...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable few hours at the Presidential Library yesterday. It was great to see the gifts that other countries gave the president and Mrs Bush while in office. We enjoyed the First Ladies exhibit seeing the outfits that Mrs bush as well as...More

1  Thank DebbieNH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the library. I've read the reviews of those that rated it very low, and they are pretty bias. Seems like they didn't like President Bush personally or politically. I thought the 1st Ladies Exhibit was very nice. I like that the library has...More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating take on 9/11 happenings and Geoge Bush presidency. Hind sight is always 20/20 and my perception of the time frame was reconsidered after the visit

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Sharon N
August 29, 2018|
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Response from hunterflwr | Reviewed this property |
We camped.
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April 10, 2018|
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Response from Flo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay in replying ... I thought I got an email with the question - not that I had to enter the site and find questions. You can walk in, but dependent on the day and have a fairly easy wait.
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Allen J | Reviewed this property |
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