George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Welcome to the official page for archives & research at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Visit our website at www.bush41library.org

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. We promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. We accomplish this mission by offering rich educational and public programs, original museum exhibits and access to our archival holdings.

#OTD President Bush meets with Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office of the White House. -- May 18, 1989
05/18/2019

#OTD President Bush meets with Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office of the White House. -- May 18, 1989

#OTD President Bush participates in a ceremony to greet Space Shuttle Astronauts and winners of the competition for nami...
05/16/2019

#OTD President Bush participates in a ceremony to greet Space Shuttle Astronauts and winners of the competition for naming the new Space Shuttle Orbiter in room 450 of the OEOB. -- May 16, 1989

Don't miss out on these two great exhibits! The last day of "Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs" is this upcoming Monday, May 20...
05/15/2019

Don't miss out on these two great exhibits! The last day of "Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs" is this upcoming Monday, May 20. The "Grand Canyon Photographs" exhibit is ending on June 9. For more information, please visit bush41.org/exhibits/current

#OTD President and Mrs. Bush greet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip of Great Britain on the North Portico of the Wh...
05/14/2019

#OTD President and Mrs. Bush greet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip of Great Britain on the North Portico of the White House. -- May 14, 1991

05/13/2019

We hope to see you at the Jim Olson Issues Forum in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center tomorrow night! Admission is free, but seating is filling up, so reservations are encouraged. Please email [email protected], or call 979-691-4014 to reserve seats. There is a reception, a book sale, and a book signing to follow the event.

#OTD Actor Chuck Norris and others join President and Mrs. Bush for a movie in the White House Theater (Millie sits with...
05/13/2019

#OTD Actor Chuck Norris and others join President and Mrs. Bush for a movie in the White House Theater (Millie sits with Mrs. Bush). -- May 13, 1990

Great article. The discussion will take place at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center and not the Bush Library a...
05/13/2019
Former CIA operative now teaching at Texas A&M to discuss book on counterintelligence at Bush School forum

Great article. The discussion will take place at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center and not the Bush Library and Museum. The Conference Center is located next to the museum.

Longtime Central Intelligence Agency operative and former chief of counterintelligence James “Jim” Olson released a book rooted in his experiences earlier this year, and on Tuesday, he will host an

#OTD President Bush with the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. -- May 12, 1989
05/12/2019

#OTD President Bush with the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. -- May 12, 1989

#OTD President Bush meets the United States Air Force 1989 Thunderbirds in the Oval Office. -- May 11, 1989
05/11/2019

#OTD President Bush meets the United States Air Force 1989 Thunderbirds in the Oval Office. -- May 11, 1989

The 19th Amendment was just one milestone for American women in their battle for the vote. Explore how women from all wa...
05/10/2019

The 19th Amendment was just one milestone for American women in their battle for the vote. Explore how women from all walks of life persisted in the struggle for equality in @USNatArchives new exhibit. archives.gov/women #RightfullyHers

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
05/09/2019

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

We are so excited and honored to continue our participation as a Blue Star Museum! From Armed Forces Day, May 18, to Labor Day, September 2, we are offering free admission to active duty military personnel and up to 5 of their family members! #BlueStarMuseum

We are so excited and honored to continue our participation as a Blue Star Museum! From Armed Forces Day, May 18, to Lab...
05/09/2019

We are so excited and honored to continue our participation as a Blue Star Museum! From Armed Forces Day, May 18, to Labor Day, September 2, we are offering free admission to active duty military personnel and up to 5 of their family members! #BlueStarMuseum

President Bush delivers the commencement address in 1989 at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Happy graduation ...
05/09/2019

President Bush delivers the commencement address in 1989 at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Happy graduation weekend, Ags!

George and Barbara Bush Foundation
05/08/2019

George and Barbara Bush Foundation

The George and Barbara Bush Foundation is dedicated to preserving the historic legacies of President and Mrs. Bush by supporting and promoting education and service-oriented programs at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and The Bush School of Government & Public Service, as well as the Barbara Bush Foundation, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and Points of Light.

Learn More: http://bit.ly/2InfX11

‪Still plenty of time to visit our booth at the 2019 SENIOR Expo at the BV Expo Center. ‬
05/08/2019

‪Still plenty of time to visit our booth at the 2019 SENIOR Expo at the BV Expo Center. ‬

#OTD President Bush makes a hospital visit to see riot-injured fireman Scott Miller, Los Angeles, CA. -- May 08, 1992
05/08/2019

#OTD President Bush makes a hospital visit to see riot-injured fireman Scott Miller, Los Angeles, CA. -- May 08, 1992

#OTD President Bush participates in a proclamation signing ceremony for #AsianPacificHeritageMonth. -- May 06, 1991
05/06/2019

#OTD President Bush participates in a proclamation signing ceremony for #AsianPacificHeritageMonth. -- May 06, 1991

#OTD Mrs. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch of a Texas Rangers baseball game, Dallas, TX. -- May 05, 1989
05/05/2019

#OTD Mrs. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch of a Texas Rangers baseball game, Dallas, TX. -- May 05, 1989

For our most recent Issues Forum, we had a very interesting and telling presentation from @fred_burton about his book, B...
05/02/2019

For our most recent Issues Forum, we had a very interesting and telling presentation from @fred_burton about his book, Beirut Rules. For more photos, please visit: https://bit.ly/2GXRdvh

#OTD President and Mrs. Bush meet with Whitney Houston and her family in the Oval Office. -- May 02, 1990
05/02/2019

#OTD President and Mrs. Bush meet with Whitney Houston and her family in the Oval Office. -- May 02, 1990

Thanks to all who participated in the 2019 Art and Essay contest! To see more photos, please visit: https://bit.ly/2DLvQ...
05/01/2019

Thanks to all who participated in the 2019 Art and Essay contest! To see more photos, please visit: https://bit.ly/2DLvQvg

Even though this year's Easter Egg "Hunt" was a bit unconventional, it doesn't mean it was any less fun! Big thanks to @...
04/30/2019

Even though this year's Easter Egg "Hunt" was a bit unconventional, it doesn't mean it was any less fun! Big thanks to @CSTXPolice for all the help and the special beeping eggs for our visually impaired guests! See more photos at https://bit.ly/2DFJsIp

#OTD President Bush signs a new Executive Order on historically black colleges and universities, Rose Garden of the Whit...
04/28/2019

#OTD President Bush signs a new Executive Order on historically black colleges and universities, Rose Garden of the White House. -- April 28, 1989

#OTD Mrs. Bush participates in the "Reading is Fundamental" Circus on the South Lawn of the White House. -- April 27, 19...
04/27/2019

#OTD Mrs. Bush participates in the "Reading is Fundamental" Circus on the South Lawn of the White House. -- April 27, 1989

Great presentation by Mark Burns about the Grand Canyon and his exhibit here at the Bush Library and Museum. Well done.
04/26/2019

Great presentation by Mark Burns about the Grand Canyon and his exhibit here at the Bush Library and Museum. Well done.

Congrats! Very well deserved. You did a great job covering the passing of President Bush and Barbara Bush, plus so much ...
04/25/2019
KBTX honored with 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards

Congrats! Very well deserved. You did a great job covering the passing of President Bush and Barbara Bush, plus so much more. It is great working with you all.

KBTX is honored with the region's Best Small Market Newscast, Continuing Coverage, and Breaking News Coverage.

#OTD President Bush meets with former President Richard Nixon in the West Sitting Room. -- April 22, 1991
04/22/2019

#OTD President Bush meets with former President Richard Nixon in the West Sitting Room. -- April 22, 1991

#OTD President Bush fishing in Islamorada, Florida. -- April 21, 1990
04/21/2019

#OTD President Bush fishing in Islamorada, Florida. -- April 21, 1990

#OTD President Bush and King Hussein of Jordan visit Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, outside of Washington,...
04/19/2019

#OTD President Bush and King Hussein of Jordan visit Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, outside of Washington, DC. -- April 19, 1989

#OTD President Bush meets with American Indian Tribal Chairmen in the Roosevelt Room. -- April 17, 1991
04/17/2019

#OTD President Bush meets with American Indian Tribal Chairmen in the Roosevelt Room. -- April 17, 1991

04/17/2019
George and Barbara Bush Foundation

George and Barbara Bush Foundation

Today we pause on the one year anniversary of Barbara Bush’s passing to reflect on her simple but profound wisdom - the words and lessons that shaped her own life of service and meaning.

#OTD President Bush blows the whistle to begin the egg carry contest at the Easter at the White House celebration. -- Ap...
04/16/2019

#OTD President Bush blows the whistle to begin the egg carry contest at the Easter at the White House celebration. -- April 16, 1990

Great news! The 2019 Easter Celebration is still on. However, due to the forecast of inclement weather, the event will b...
04/12/2019

Great news! The 2019 Easter Celebration is still on. However, due to the forecast of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors. We look forward to seeing you all this Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. More information to follow.

What an honor it was to have sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to present a donated helm i...
04/11/2019

What an honor it was to have sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to present a donated helm in tribute to their namesake. Thank you!

#OTD President Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney throw out the first pitch at the Sky Dome in Toronto. -- ...
04/10/2019

#OTD President Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney throw out the first pitch at the Sky Dome in Toronto. -- April 10, 1990

It was an honor to have the command team and Soldiers of the Year in Aggieland.
04/10/2019
GHWB Sailors Present Helm at Namesake's Library

It was an honor to have the command team and Soldiers of the Year in Aggieland.

GHWB Sailors traveled to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library to present a helm, honoring their namesake April 6.

The Bush Family Gravesite is now open. Sidewalk repairs have been completed.
04/10/2019

The Bush Family Gravesite is now open. Sidewalk repairs have been completed.

An American flag flown aboard the U.S.S. Finback was donated on April 8. The crew rescued George H.W. Bush after being s...
04/09/2019

An American flag flown aboard the U.S.S. Finback was donated on April 8. The crew rescued George H.W. Bush after being shot down by a Japanese plane over Chi Chi Jima during a mission. The donor’s father, Donald R. Hitchcock, was a member of the crew that rescued George Bush.

This would be an outstanding addition to the George Bush Center.
04/09/2019
Bush Foundation wants Air Force One displayed in College Station

This would be an outstanding addition to the George Bush Center.

The George and Barbara Bush Foundation has asked that the late president's library and museum at Texas A&M University become the permanent home of the Air Force One plane that once transported Bush around the world. The College Station-based foundation wants to display one of two Boeing VC-25A plane...

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1000 George Bush Dr W
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For Texas A&M bus and parking information, please go to http://transport.tamu.edu

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Monday 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

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