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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX 77845
Phone Number: +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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One of the very best presidential libraries/museums

George H. W. Bush was president for one term of office - but during four years in which some major world events occurred: the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Soviet Union... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

George H. W. Bush was president for one term of office - but during four years in which some major world events occurred: the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Soviet Union, the Gulf War, Somali Civil War, etc. This museum covers these events as well as the story of this great American hero from his WWII... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library was a really good experience. The exhibits and displays covered decades of the President's life and the Dana Carvey video was quite funny. We would visit this again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To visit a place that has been dedicated to a President was an awesome and valuable experience for the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited many many presidential libraries and left #43's with a feeling that I had truly experienced the years of this Presidency, with a better understanding of the man .. which is exactly what I think a Presidential Library should reflect. The very strong sense of family, both in #43s upbringing, but definitely in his marriage .. and the very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience of a great President, fascinating personal and historical exhibits. The grounds are lovely and the garden path around the lake is a peaceful, easy nature walk. Proud to have his library on our campus👍🏼

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College Station, Texas
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Highly recommended. A "must" for visitors to College Station/Bryan. Exhibits change regularly so good for repeat visits also. Lots of things for children to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. So personal and full of his life. Highly recommend! Easy access and close to beautiful Texas A&M University.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids just started at A&M so we decided to check out the George Bush Library. We allocated only two hours, but had to return the following day to finish this experience. This was a super pleasant surprise so allot at least four hours to absorb the full impact.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent presentation of a great man and the First Lady. Allow plenty of time to tour the library. It will take at least 3 1/2 hours to see and read all that is there. Makes you proud to be an American.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had an hour and fifteen minutes to spend at the George Bush Library, so we considered not going. We were all glad we went. Very interesting. Well organized. I recommend it.

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