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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 Please check our website or for COVID updates.

There are two restaurants at the Bush Center: Cafe 43 and the Courtyard Cafe. Visitors may also picnic in the Native Texas Park. Food and beverages, including candy, gum, and water bottles, are prohibited in the Museum.

Cafe 43
A full service restaurant featuring seasonal, locally-sourced menu items is located near the main entrance to the Museum. Dining in Cafe 43 does not require admission to the Museum. Reservations are recommended; use Open Table or call 214-200-4302.
Monday - Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Courtyard Cafe
Located in the Ceremonial Courtyard with outdoor seating only, the Courtyard Cafe offers daily specials, soups, salads, sandwiches, and beverages.
Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm