Library and Museum Outside View - small crop

Plan Your Museum Visit


  • Experience the interactive Decision Points Theater that takes visitors "inside" the President’s decision-making process during major crises.
  • See steel from the World Trade Center, a full-sized replica Oval Office with a Resolute Desk, and a Texas Rose Garden.
  • At 67 feet tall, Freedom Hall encases a one-of-a-kind, 360-degree, high definition video wall that orients visitors and depicts a montage of the 44 U.S. Presidents.
  • Take a walk through the 15-acre urban park filled with native Texas prairie grasses and wildflowers.
  • D Magazine nominated the Museum as one of the "Best of Big D 2015." 
  • WTC Steel

    Steel from the World Trade Center, New York City, September 11, 2001.

    Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Museum Hours 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Saturday

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day

See Etiquette and FAQs for more information about security check, admission tickets, location, directions, parking, self-guides, dining, the Museum Store, accessibility, group visits, and how to contact us.

We look forward to your visit!

Please note the following information to make your experience safe and enjoyable:

Security Check: The Library and Museum is a Federal agency and weapons are not allowed in the building. Upon entry, all visitors must pass through a security check with a metal detector.

All bags (including, but not limited to handbags, backpacks, satchels, totes, camera bags, briefcases, and travel bags) will be x-rayed and possibly searched by security staff. All bags larger than 19" tall by 10" wide by 9" deep require check-in to the coat room (please ask a Docent for assistance).

Any weapons will be confiscated by security staff and not returned. This includes all guns, all knives (including locking and non-locking blades, pocket knives of any size, ©Swiss Army Knives, Gerber® Knives and Leatherman®), multipurpose tools, stun-guns, and any other items considered as less-than lethal weapons.

    Top of Page


    PDF files require the free Adobe Reader.

    • Print Print


    ticket 3

    Purchase admission tickets to the Museum online!



    Save 41% or more! Skip lines at Dallas' 4 best attractions!




    The brochure for the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is available to download.