George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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(979) 691-4000

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The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is located on a ninety-acre site on the West Campus of Texas A&M University. The Library and Museum is situated on a plaza adjoining the Presidential Conference Center and the Texas A&M Academic Center. It is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a United States government agency. The archives contain over 38 million pages of personal papers and official documents from the Vice Presidency and Presidency as well as personal records from associates connected with President Bush's public career. In addition to memoranda, speeches, and reports found in the textual collection, there is an extensive audiovisual and photographic archives which includes approximately one million photographs and thousands of hours of audio and video tape. The museum collection contains approximately 60,000 historical objects ranging from Head of State Gifts, gifts from the American people, and personally used items. The museum wing has 17,000 square feet of permanent exhibit space and 3,000 square feet of changing exhibit space. Permanent exhibits draw on the best of the museum collection to visually convey the essence of George Bush's life and public service career and to illustrate historical events of this period in American history. Changing exhibits will explore topics on the Bush Administration, American history, American Presidents, etc.

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Latitude, Longitude: 30.596252, -96.349325

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    The Library and Museum is situated on a plaza adjoining the Presidential Conference Center and the Texas A&M Academic Center. It is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a United States government agency. The archives contain over 38 million pages of personal papers and official documents from the Vice Presidency and Presidency as well as personal records from associates connected with President Bush's public career. In addition to memoranda, speeches, and reports found in the textual collection, there is an extensive audiovisual and photographic archives which includes approximately one million photographs and thousands of hours of audio and video tape. The museum collection contains approximately 60,000 historical objects ranging from Head of State Gifts, gifts from the American people, and personally used items. Permanent exhibits draw on the best of the museum collection to visually convey the essence of George Bush's life and public service career and to illustrate historical events of this period in American history. Changing exhibits will explore topics on the Bush Administration, American history, American Presidents, etc.

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