Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the GEORGE BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. We will continue to respond to written requests at info.bush@nara.gov. Please check our website or archives.gov/coronavirus for updates on our operating hours and status.

The Bush Library and Museum is a federal facility under the authority of the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington D.C. and is not guided by Texas state laws concerning the lifting of Coronavirus restrictions.

Plan Your Visit

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What will I see at the museum?

    The core exhibit space tells the story of the life and times of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. Family-friendly and educational exhibits guide visitors through an interactive tour of the museum. View replicas of President Bush's Camp David Office and White House Press Room, and receive a briefing on the Gulf War in the Situation Room. Have your picture taken while seated at the desk in our replica Oval Office. View an online museum tour.

    The Ansary Gallery of American History features temporary exhibits that rotate throughout the year. Find out what will be on exhibit during your visit.

  • Is WiFi available?

    Yes, free WiFi is available throughout the library and museum.

  • Is there a cafe or restaurant at the Museum and Library?

    There is no cafe or restaurant at the museum, but there are many eating options nearby. Check out Visit College Station for a complete list of options.

  • Is the museum accessible?

    • The museum is accessible according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    • The museum is pleased to provide a limited number of complimentary wheelchairs to our guests who require assistance viewing our exhibits. Please inquire at the front desk when purchasing your ticket.
    • Videos within the museum are closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
    • Only animals defined by the ADA as Service Animals are allowed into the museum; no pets please. 
    • Motorized scooters are allowed.
  • Is there a coat or luggage check?

    There are self-check coat racks for coats but nowhere to check luggage. Luggage, backpacks and carry-ons may not be checked at the Library.

  • Is there a lost and found?

    For lost and found, please inquire at the front desk.

  • What is security like?

    The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is a federal facility and weapons are not allowed in the building. All visitors entering the library and museum must pass through a security check with a metal detector. All bags will be x-rayed and possibly searched by security staff. Any weapons will be confiscated by security staff. This includes all guns, all knives, to include locking and non-locking blades, pocket knives of any length, or any other multipurpose tools, stun-guns, and any other items considered as less-than lethal weapons.

  • Are pets allowed in the building?

    Only animals defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as Service Animals are allowed into the museum; no pets please.

  • Is there an audio tour of the museum?

    Yes! We've made our audio tour easier to download to your personal devices. It can also be accessed on your regular PC. 

    Please click here to listen to our audio tour

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$2 off regular admission with any current-season Texas A&M Athletics home event ticket. One per customer and cannot be combined with other offers.

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