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George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Tour

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Stop At: The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, 2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563

Tour the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, America’s 13th presidential library, which opened to the public on May 1, 2013 and is overseen by the National Archives and Records Administration. After your tour guide provides a brief orientation, step into Freedom Hall and stare in wonder at the one-of-a-kind 20-foot-tall, 360-degree, high definition video wall that orients visitors and depicts a montage of the 44 U.S. Presidents. With your Private Tour Guide, explore the highlights of the museum, which include some of the approximately 43,000 gifts given to the President and First Lady. Learn about the September 11 Remembrance Display - steel beams from the World Trade Center are the focal point of this poignant exhibit. The names of the approximately 3,000 people who died in the Towers, at the Pentagon, and on the hijacked planes are listed on a nearby wall. See the bullhorn the President used to address First Responders at Ground Zero; the notes he scribbled for his impromptu speech at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla. when he learned America was under attack; and a port authority officer’s badge, which the President carried every day after 9-11, given to him by a grieving mother. Visit the White House Oval Office - Take a look around the full-size replica of the President's Oval Office, then sit at the Resolute Desk and enjoy the Texas Rose Garden. Have your photo taken at the Resolute Desk as a memento of your visit. Participate in the Decision Points Theater - Gain insight into the President's thought process during this and other major crises at this interactive exhibit. This time lapse scenario feeds the participant critical information so you can compare your decisions with those made by the President. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is set within a native Texas landscape with grounds featuring Blackland Prairie grasses, seasonal wildflowers and clearings that provide native habitats for butterflies and birds. This landscaped park reflects the President and Mrs. Bush’s longstanding commitment to environmental conservation and restoration. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, is located within the Bush Presidential Center. Learn about the continued work of the "Impact Centers — Domestic Excellence, Global Leadership and Engagement Agenda — focus on solving today's most pressing challenges." “Many years ago this site would have been a breathtaking Texas prairie. Today the park is planted once again with native habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Visitors can experience this site’s beautiful natural environment in the center of Dallas.”

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Southern Methodist University, 6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas, TX 75275-0001

In addition to the Bush Library, enjoy a brief driving tour of the Southern Methodist University Campus. Founded in 1911, a nationally ranked private university, SMU is a distinguished center for teaching and research. SMU's nine libraries house the largest private collection of research materials in the Southwest. See Dallas Hall, one of ten SMU buildings listed on the National Historic Register.

Pass By: Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205

The Meadows Museum, nicknamed "Prado on the Prairie", is an art museum that houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, with works dating from the 10th to the 21st centuries.

Pass By: Turtle Creek Park, Dallas, TX 75219

Drive through the scenic Turtle Creek area to the exclusive neighborhood of Highland Park, passing by parks and stunning mansions of well-known Dallasites and hear about the neighborhoods ties to Beverly Hills!
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Important Information
Departure Point
100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer hotel pickup within a 3 mile radius of downtown Dallas. Otherwise, tours depart from the Dallas Tourist Office located in the Old Red Courthouse & Museum at 100 South Houston Street, Dallas, Texas 75202.
Duration
3h
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Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transportation in Luxury Air Conditioned SUV
  • Entrance Ticket
  • Entry/Admission - The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • For groups of 4 or more, please call 214.682.7712 to make custom arrangements
  • Hotel Pick-Up ONLY for properties within 3-miles of 100 S Houston St, Dallas TX, 75202
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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very interesting tour for those interested in american history; the guide was very attentive, gave extra information. Highly recommended tour if you are in Dallas.
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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