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Directions & Parking

Physical Address 

Located inside the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU).

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2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75205
Phone: 214-346-1650

Parking

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(Parking locations for visitors are marked in blue.)

Available on a first-come, first-served basis, parking is available in the public lot, located north of the Library and Museum. Visitors will be charged $7 per vehicle, and payment may be made be by credit or debit card upon exit from the lot or at the Admissions Desk. Additional limited parking is available on the SMU campus for a fee. The Moody Parking Garage and the Binkley Parking Garage are located within short walking distance.   

Recreational Vehicles

Parking for recreational vehicles (RVs) is available at the Mockingbird DART station.  From the Mockingbird DART station, visitors may take the SMU Express Shuttle or Museum Express Shuttle. 

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Public Transportation

The Library and Museum are accessible via the Mockingbird Station stop of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System using the Orange, Red, or Blue lines. The Mockingbird DART station is located one mile from the Library and Museum. From the Mockingbird DART station, take either the Route 768 SMU Express Shuttle, which drops off and picks up directly at the entrance of the Library and Museum, or the Route 743 Museum Express Shuttle, which provides continuous service to the Library and Museum, and SMU's Meadows Museum.

Route 768 – Presidential Center

Monday – Saturday
Runs every ~15 minutes, 7:10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
   and every ~20 minutes after 7:30 p.m.

Route 743 - Presidential Center & SMU Meadows Museum

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

Directions 

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From U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway)

From the north, take Exit 4, Lovers Lane/SMU Boulevard. Follow the frontage road to SMU Blvd. Turn right (west) on SMU Blvd. The Museum is located immediately on the left at the southwest corner of SMU Blvd. and North Central Expressway. Parking is on the right.

From the south, take Exit 3, Mockingbird Lane/SMU Blvd. Follow the frontage road to SMU Blvd. Turn left (west) on SMU Blvd. The Museum is located immediately on the left at the southwest corner of SMU Blvd. and North Central Expressway. Parking is on the right.

From Dallas North Tollway

Exit Mockingbird Lane and proceed east past Hillcrest Avenue to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Turn left (north) onto the northbound frontage road. Proceed north to SMU Blvd. Turn left (west) on SMU Blvd. The Museum is located immediately on the left at the southwest corner of SMU Blvd. and North Central Expressway. Parking is on the right.

From D/FW International Airport

Take the North Exit from the airport to IH-635 (LBJ Freeway). Proceed to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway) and exit south toward downtown. Proceed about five miles and take Exit 4, Lovers Lane/SMU Blvd. Follow the frontage road to SMU Blvd. Turn right (west) on SMU Blvd. The Museum is located immediately on the left at the southwest corner of SMU Blvd. and North Central Expressway. Parking is on the right.

From Dallas Love Field Airport

Exit left (east) from the airport to Mockingbird Lane. Proceed east on Mockingbird for approximately 3 miles. Continue past Hillcrest Avenue to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Turn left (north) onto the northbound frontage road. Proceed north to SMU Blvd. Turn left (west) on SMU Blvd. The Museum is located immediately on the left at the southwest corner of SMU Blvd. and North Central Expressway. Parking is on the right.


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