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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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the was amazing. It is a much see for any one. So much history. Love looking at all the gifts received by the President. A great look at the Gulf war. Loved the flight landing... read more

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Kingsburg, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

the was amazing. It is a much see for any one. So much history. Love looking at all the gifts received by the President. A great look at the Gulf war. Loved the flight landing. You can try to land on an aircraft carrier it was fun

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Katy, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great information about our former President. I always liked him as a person and his family values and this museum will give you lots of information about Bush, his family, and many others. The outside lake and rose gardens were gorgeous. You will also see the grave where Bush's daughter is buried, who was only about 4 years old when... More 

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College Station, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even if you are not a fan of President Bush, this library/Museum will be a very interesting visit. It has interactive exhibits and information on the life and service of President George Bush. You will learn of his war experiences, have an opportunity to walk around exact replicas of his offices and planes and see all the gifts from governments... More 

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Sacramento
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Regardless of your political views, this is a great place to visit. Lots of history and information you may not have known about or may have forgotten about. Our current politicians would do well to visit to learn what it means to govern for the betterment of all even when we disagree. This is a must see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history about the former President's life. I wasn't aware of the extent of his service to the country (WWII pilot, CIA head, ambassador), or that he lost a young daughter to cancer.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice stop and the docents were very friendly. It's not as pompous as some of the other Presidential Libraries. It's laid out well and I particularly enjoyed the parts about Barbara Bush. Plan to spend a couple of hours if you want to see everything.

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Winchester, KY, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to seven. This is a great one. Very interesting history of his rise in the party and to national prominence. Obviously great executive ability and consensus building were his strong suits. There is a lot of photo history here, especially family that gives insights into the 41 and 43 relationship and its effect nationally. Terrific history of the... More 

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Ottawa, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not be disappointed. Nicely done. You will learn a lot of hidden facts about George Bush. Grounds are beautiful. Take a walk around the lake.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eager staff and volunteers greet you and make the visit a friendly affair. Like most Presidential libraries it is a trip down memory lane, but I did enjoy watching the video of Bush during WWII being saved and brought out of the water - fascinating. Lots of early photos and nice to see "number 42" (George W.) grow up in... More 

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West Columbia, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't skip the short film at the beginning as you will learn some interesting facts about G.H. Bush. This is a must visit at least once if you are in college station. Very interesting.

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