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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
+1 214-346-1557
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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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2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
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Reviewed yesterday

The library is located on the SMU campus, which is very nice. The design is simple and the library isn't very large, so it doesn't take more than 1 - 2 hour to complete the tour. My family has toured four other presidential libraries, and...More

Thank Pdxgirl817
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Reviewed yesterday

Really nice venue to have a special event. I was there for an awards ceremony and it was really nice. I had hoped the library might be open for a quick peek but it was not. However, the venue and how it looked overall had...More

Thank Mishmash0718
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really gives a feel of the personality of the President and his family, along with the enormity of the job...especially covering 9-11. Great addition to all the presidential libraries

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the visit! Paying for parking was avoided as we had someone drop us off and pick us up. Overall it was a great visit!

Thank JackZach44
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of interactive displays. Oval Office and entrance high definition movie is pretty cool. The staff were very informative and always nearby to help. There is a lot of signs to read and not enough physical displays.

Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent several pleasant hours at the G. Bush library. Parking was easy, and the library was not over crowded. There are several very interesting exhibits that shed a lot about Bush's background and family. I have a better appreciation of the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband really wanted to visit this Library while we were on a trip to Dallas. As we walked up we all commented that it looked like someone had forgotten to mow the grass. Upon entering the facility we were told that the outside is...More

Thank Angela W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this museum. There is plenty of parking, and the docents working at the museum were so helpful and kind. They even let my daughter sit in the President's chair in the mock-up of the Oval Office. The 9/11 exhibit was amazing - I...More

Thank BarbConstable
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have never been to a presidential library so this was a first but it definitely was a great experience. So many pivotal things happened during GW’s presidency and these things are highlighted very well in this library. Even if you did not agree with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited several presidential museums, this is far and away the most expensive I have visited. Be warned.

Thank Mike Z
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Kristyn Q
10 April 2018|
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Response from Flo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay in replying ... I thought I got an email with the question - not that I had to enter the site and find questions. You can walk in, but dependent on the day and have a fairly easy wait.
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Response from david k | Reviewed this property |
If you can't find BBQ in Texas, your not looking very hard. I always stop someone, not a student, and ask where do they eat? Its always the best way anywhere in the world of travel.
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Response from fsee2001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,They can accommodate motor home parking.
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