The jacket worn by President George W. Bush to serve a turkey dinner during his secret Thanksgiving trip to Baghdad in 2003.
Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
Thank you for your interest in visiting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. As the 13th Presidential Library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a Federal agency and the Nation's official record keeper, the Museum highlights critical events and issues from the Administration of President George W. Bush. The Museum is the repository for domestic and foreign Presidential gifts as well as other donated artifacts relating to the life and career of President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush.
We strongly encourage visitors to purchase admission tickets to the Museum before making a visit.
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- 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.
General admission is charged. By using the online ticketing website, visitors may pick the date and time that they would like to tour the Museum. 300 admission tickets per hour are available and we strongly encourage visitors to purchase tickets in advance.
In addition, 50 admission tickets per hour are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis for visitors that walk-up to tour the Museum.
|Youth (13-17 years)
|Youth (5-12 years)
|Children (0-4 years)
|College Student (non-SMU)
|College Student (SMU)
|SMU Faculty & Staff
Visitors purchasing discounted tickets as active military, college student, or SMU (including faculty, staff, or student) must provide valid identification.
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Your Museum Visit
The Library and Museum is a Federal agency and weapons are not allowed in the building. All visitors entering the Library and Museum must pass through a security check with a metal detector. All bags will be x-rayed and possibly searched by security staff. Any weapons will be confiscated by security staff and not returned. This includes guns, knives, stun-guns, and any other items considered as less-than lethal weapons.
View the Visitors' Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about accommodations, dining, group tours, the center store, accessibility, and further information.
We look forward to your visit!
Directions and Parking
Parking is available, on a first-come, first-served basis, in the Library and Museum's public lot. Visitors will be charged $7 per vehicle, and payment will be by credit or debit card only upon exit from the lot. Please consider mass transit. View the Directions and Parking page for directions, maps, transit information, and more details.
When you arrive at the Library and Museum, please enter at the main entrance and go to the admissions desk. A clerk will help you get started with your visit.
Please contact us with any additional questions or to schedule a visit:
Visitor Services Coordinator
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75205
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum 360 Artifact Gallery - Rotate artifacts 360 degrees to explore some of the 43,000 gifts given to President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush by American citizens and foreign Heads of State.
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