We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“college station”

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Lubbock, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“college station”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

good displays, told the story of president bush and family, nice setting on a & m campus. nothing negative to say. for people interested in presidential history this is a must.

Visited August 2014
Helpful?
Thank Gerald C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

807 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    627
    146
    30
    4
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rising Star, Texas
Level Contributor
41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A good man”
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Library is not open to the public, they do not have books, it is mainly a museum for the public. Forget your politics if you did not vote for him, see his extraordinary life history. A good family man.

Visited August 2014
Helpful?
Thank atnip2007
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
south
Level Contributor
64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the Library”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Enjoyed our tour of the Bush 41 Library. Nice exhibits. Took about 2 1/2 hours to tour but worth it. Friendly and accomodating staff. Highly recommend

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
Thank gotravel09south
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Ohio
Level Contributor
108 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Excellent Stop!!”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Although I am politically an Independent I enjoy visiting presidential museums when the opportunity arises no matter what their political persuasion was during their careers. This one is a little out of the way being in College Station but it is very nice. I found our 41st President to have been much more personable and a good person than I saw while he was in office. The building and grounds of course are maintained superbly. The interior is spotless with all kinds of memorabilia to see and read about. There is an admission fee but don't let that keep you from checking this place out. Definitely professionally done! I've been to Eisenhower''s, Kennedy's, W Bush's, Clinton's, and LBJ's, with H.W. Bush's being the best one in my estimate.

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank roborant
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
111 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Very well done museum

Found a lot more about Bush as man, his life and his values. Gained more respect for him

Seemed like a fair representation of his political life. More balanced than other presidential libraries

Helpful?
Thank kpconno
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed George Bush Presidential Library and Museum also viewed

 
College Station, TX
 

Been to George Bush Presidential Library and Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing