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Directions & Parking

Physical Address 

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75205
Phone: 214-346-1650

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Parking

Available on a first-come, first-served basis, limited parking is available in the Bush Center lot located directly across from the Museum entrance on SMU Blvd. Additional parking is available on the SMU campus for a fee. The Moody and Binkley Garages are located within walking distance.   

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Parking Rates

The rate per car in the Bush Center lot is $5 for the first hour and $0.75 for each additional 30 minutes, and paid by credit card upon exiting the parking lot. Cash is not accepted. Additional parking is available on the SMU campus for a fee. The Moody and Binkley Garages are located within walking distance. 

Handicap parking

Handicap parking spaces are located in the parking lot immediately across from the Museum entrance on SMU Blvd. Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis; however, because of security issues, they cannot leave the Museum's secure area. Ask a Docent (volunteer guide) in the lobby for assistance.

Recreational Vehicles

Parking for recreational vehicles is available at the Mockingbird DART station. Visitors then may take the SMU Express Shuttle or Museum Express Shuttle.

Public Transportation

The Bush Center is accessible via the Mockingbird Station stop of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System using the Orange, Red, or Blue lines. 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 Museum, or the Route 743 Museum Express Shuttle, which provides continuous service to the Bush Center and SMU Meadows Museum.

Route 768 – Bush 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 - Bush 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 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 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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