UPDATE: Masks are required for the Museum and the Research Room. The permanent and special exhibits at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. The Research Room is open by appointment only. Schedule a virtual orientation prior to booking travel. We continue to respond to written requests for records at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check our website or archives.gov/coronavirus for updates on operating hours and status.
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. Learn More.
As the Nation's official record keeper, the National Archives serves as administrator for records of the U.S. Federal Government. NARA's Presidential Libraries and Museums are repositories for textual, electronic, and audiovisual Presidential records as well as domestic and foreign Presidential gifts.
With its state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum located in Dallas, Texas gives visitors an in-depth look at eight years of American history, the American Presidency, and important issues of public policy.