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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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A very good museum - but light on the Bush presidency

The contrast between George W. Bush's museum in Dallas and his father's in College station is... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
John B
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Toronto, Canada
Part Of TX A&M Merit Badge University

Took a tour of the museum as part of TX A&M Merit Badge University. Enjoyed the place, but wish... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
George B
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Dallas, Texas
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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 1 March 2017

The contrast between George W. Bush's museum in Dallas and his father's in College station is remarkable. While George W.'s spent almost no time the the period before he was nominated as a Presidential candidate at the George H Bush library more than half of...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Took a tour of the museum as part of TX A&M Merit Badge University. Enjoyed the place, but wish had more time to take in. Do recommend!

Thank George B
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This presidential museum does a nice job of presenting President Bush life both personal and public.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I've come away from this museum with a far deeper appreciation of the input of George H.W.Bush and his wife Barbara. The museum and exhibits cover his early life up to his presidency and it's clear to see how both he and Barbara dedicated themselves...More

Thank Jay A
Reviewed 22 February 2017

What a wonderful opportunity to learn more about President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Bush. The museum is amazing and shows a man and a woman of such character and compassion. We could only stay a couple of hours but could have spent an entire...More

Thank gwalton65
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The presidential libraries generally do not disappoint and this one is no exception. It is a great experience to learn about the person behind the presidency and this library definitely offers this. As an aside, there are surprisingly few places to eat in College Station.

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Having visited almost all the presidential museums, my husband and I were eager to visit the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We weren't disappointed. The facility is a wonderful collection of artifacts that capture in a poignant, understated manner the life of a naval...More

Thank vmrmv
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Really well done museum. I recommend watching the introductory movie. It was extremely interesting. The exhibits are well done. I particularly enjoyed seeing the gifts he received as president. Plan time to walk the grounds, as they are beautiful. Great value for 9 dollars. Even...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is such an in depth museum covering the life the Bush 41. The staff was extremely friendly. I recommend ting your time and having a couple hours to explore. There is so much to learn. We're here on vacation from California and were able...More

Thank Buffalobill1978
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great stop. The museum makes it entertaining for kids. Parents can remember the history and explain things to their children. There is plenty of items to keep you busy.

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TexasQueen11
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Dora P
6 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
6 January 2017|
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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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