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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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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...more
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2943 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205-2563
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting museum. There is quite a bit to see. Enjoyed the museum but not as good as The Reagan or Nixon museums. They have the oval office replica of course. The displays pertains to 9/11 was the best part of the museum

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't share political views with former President Bush, but I was impressed with the Library. Many of the controversial elements of his presidency were presented in a cursory way, with the emphasis on bringing the nation together after 9/11.

Thank the2harrows
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend 3 hours in this place. So much to see and family friendly. You can even see with the oval office looks like.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday at noon. We purchased the Presidential Library membership and have so far visited the Nixon and Reagan libraries. Those are in beautiful settings with free parking lots while this one is on a college campus. Upon arrival, we were disappointed that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the George H. W. Bush library in College Station, TX and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, this library was not very interesting and way too much was on the 911 attack.

Thank bsinga
Reviewed 1 week ago

Someone told us that the library and museum were a must see stop while in Dallas. He was absolutely right. No matter your political affiliation, the exhibits informative and fascinating peek into the Bush presidency period. Set on the periphery of the SMU campus in...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is really impressive. The 9/11 Exhibit was difficult to watch but very well done-we tend to forget what a threat we were under and how much fear we had at that time. President Bush accomplished a great...More

Thank kleiner57
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good thing about newer museums is that they offer activities which lets visitors immerse in the history of the president. I think that its a good way to get an appeal with the younger generation. Beautiful museum!

Thank SidiqArif
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a thing for me, now. Visiting Presidential Libraries. I got that little passport and I'll get a stamp at each one. So far, only two under my belt, so I'm no expert, but it's a fascinating idea. My favorite thing about this one is...More

Thank Hobnob_Hobo
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing history and documentation about George Bush and his presidency. I have a new respect for George Bush. Learning about the man, his family and his career was very enlightening. amazing video footage about 911 was very difficult to watch and a movie they...More

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Sharon N
30 August 2018|
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Response from tedm636 | Reviewed this property |
There are many to choice from. La Quinta, Hilton, and Marriott properties. Some very new. Central Expressway south from Northwest Highway to Mockingbird Lane.
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.
3 January 2018|
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Response from Allen J | Reviewed this property |
You are in Highland Park. Google it. However, if not familiar with the area, lots of choices. A favorite funky place I have eaten at for 50 years is Campisi’s Egyptian on Mockingbird. It’s Italian. Crab claws, pizza, goof... More