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UPDATE: The permanent and special exhibits at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. Our Research Room will open starting December 13, 2021 on a limited basis and by appointment only. We will continue to respond to written requests for records at gwbush.library@nara.gov. Please check the Library and Museum's website for updates on our operating hours and status.

As the 13th presidential library, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum promotes an understanding of the American presidency, examines the specific time in history during which President Bush served, and provides access to official records and artifacts from the George W. Bush Administration.

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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum building.

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Many Presidential records are available to the public for research, education, and information purposes. Discover the amazing contents of this historic archive.

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The Situation Room Experience is an immersive, role-playing simulation that transports students into a high-stakes, fast-paced, decision-making environment where they face a national crisis based upon historic fact.

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The Native Texas Park, open year round, reflects President and Mrs. Bush’s love of the native Texas landscape. Visitors can explore native Texas environments such as Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah, and Cross Timbers Forest. 

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Each spring, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum accepts applications from high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors for its 3-day summer camp.

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