The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Dallas

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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the 13th Presidential Library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The Presidential Library system formally began in 1939, when President Franklin Roosevelt donated his personal and Presidential papers to the Federal Government. With its state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum gives visitors an in-depth look at eight years of American history, the American Presidency, and important issues of public policy. Put The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dallas day trip website.
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  • This was a tremendous visit. The library is full of history, videos, exhibits and literature. Well worth the time. I've been to several other Presidential library's and this one is the best. If... 
    This was a tremendous visit. The library is full of history, videos, exhibits and literature. Well worth the time. I've been to several other Presidential library's and this one is the best. If...  more »
  • Very dignified design. The technology in the great hall was impressive. The immigrant exhibit was very informative. A predictable positive spin on Bush's legacy, especially concerning the Iraq war... 
    Very dignified design. The technology in the great hall was impressive. The immigrant exhibit was very informative. A predictable positive spin on Bush's legacy, especially concerning the Iraq war...  more »
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  • This was what started my presidential library tour across America. It’s very easy to visit this one from my hometown of Houston. It’s conveniently located on the SMU campus and currently this is the newest library. With it being the most modern they have built it with all of the technology that comes with a modern library. Also, this was the first President that was around during my early adult years. Even though I was at an age I could remember I totally forgot all of the events that occurred during his presidency. The library does a good job of highlighting those key events. A must see presidential library!
  • Lots to see, do, read, watch, listen to. We spent 4 hours there and enjoyed the whole visit! Could do in less time if you do not read everything but all was so interesting. They had a special exhibit, there through February, I think on Presidential Retreats which was fun as we saw Walker’s Point a year and a half ago. Fun to learn about their ranch and see family photos.

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