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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
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+1 214-346-1557
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09:00 - 17:00
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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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Lots of learning at the library

Wife and I have now been to 3 presidential libraries. They have all been very interesting. We found the Bush library informative and thought it showed a side of Bush that many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wife and I have now been to 3 presidential libraries. They have all been very interesting. We found the Bush library informative and thought it showed a side of Bush that many never got to see. The phone ap was great to use. The Portraits of Courage showed Bush's passion for the people who served to protect us.

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Lubbock, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Library and Museum is so well done. It is very modern with video and interactive features. It is so educational and emotional to visit. I found myself in tears several times, as I felt like I was actually in the presence of President and Laura Bush. My favorite features were the Oval Office replica and the 911 exhibit. All... More 

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Jupiter, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went with only an hour before closing, so had to kind of rush through it - but it was really a neat place- the 9-11 room was kind emotional.

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sanantoniotx
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

worth seeing.I saw other presidential libraries that had more stuff in side. hard to park there, when busy.not enough parking.

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Westover, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Right now they have the Veteran paintings on display. Replicated Oval Office, 9-11 sequence of events, gifts to Americans from other countries, and other memorabilia during the Bush administration. $5 min. to park across the street and $19.00/adult to enter

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have now been to five of the presidential museums and this was one of the best. So much to see here from 911 to many of the gifts that were received on visits to other countries. I spent 3-4 hours here easily. Worth the time and trip. I hope to visit the other two presidential museums in Texas soon... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is very well done! We spent 2 hr in the general museum and about 30 minutes in the special exhibit. ..President Bush portraits of wounded wariors. Ate lunch at Cafe 43....excellent. Gift shop very nice...includes many books.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I learned so much about exactly what a President does. I especially loved the 9/11 display and the portrait gallery. This is a must see while visiting Dallas

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The full size, accurately furnished Oval Office offers picture taking at the President's desk. Steel from the twin towers serves as an appropriate focal point of remembrance and history. Very nice, well structured information presentation. The personal life room, with personal items, photos, videos and statues of the dogs and interactive stations were particularly delightful. No matter what your take... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time touring the Bush Library. Very interesting displays. The 9-11 exhibit is excellent and very stirring to view. We also enjoyed seeing the life size oval office that is available to tour. You can sit at the president's desk and have a photo taken or take your own. There is also displays on Katrina, wardrobe, family... More 

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