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The Research Room at the George W. Bush Presidential Library is open to the public by appointment only. Appointments 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 Please check our website or for COVID updates.

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. 

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.

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.

Building facade at 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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