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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. The Research Room is open by appointment only, which must be scheduled by 3:00pm if wishing to visit the next business day. Schedule a virtual orientation prior to booking travel. We respond to written requests for records at gwbush.library@nara.gov. Please check our website or archives.gov/coronavirus for updates on operating hours and status.

These online exhibits explore some of the artifacts, photos and videos, and documents housed in the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Choose one of the exhibits to begin exploring eight years of American history, the American Presidency, and important issues of public policy. 

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Smoke rising above New York City

The 9/11 terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people and changed the world as we knew it.  President George W. Bush led the national response in the uncertain days after the attacks, comforted a grieving nation, and demonstrated to the world the strength of American resolve.

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White House State Dining Room

Presidents have long used social events to foster diplomatic ties. The menus and photographs selected for this online exhibit illustrate the wide range of diplomatic and social events hosted by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush.

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Building Facade Night

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the 13th presidential library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. This online exhibit provides photographs of the museum and building in high resolution.

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