President George W. Bush's signature on the Oath of Office, January 21, 2005.

On January 20, 2009, the National Archives and Records Administration finalized the transfer of millions of Presidential records from the Administration of President George W. Bush into its legal custody. Discover the amazing contents of this historic Library.

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Museum exhibits include A Nation Under Attack, Life in the White House, the interactive Decision Points Theater, a full-size replica of the White House Oval Office, and massive 20-foot-tall, 360-degree LED screen showing high-definition multimedia clips blending art, history, and entertainment.

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News & Events

  • September 12, 2016

    GUIDED PARK TOURS - Walking tours to catch the annual monarch butterfly migration, wildflo...

  • October 05, 2016

    EXPLORE HISTORY - Hosted by SMU, our partner and neighbor, the Presidential Histories & Me...

  • March 01, 2016

    PATH TO THE PRESIDENCY - Fun, interactive special exhibit places visitors in the shoes of ...

  • September 17, 2016

    GUIDED PARK TOURS - Walking tours to catch the annual monarch butterfly migration, wildflo...

  • October 20, 2016

    EXPLORE HISTORY - Hosted by our partner, SMU, the Presidential Histories and Memoirs Lectu...

  • August 15, 2016

    PATH TO THE PRESIDENCY - Step into the candidates’ shoes during this special exhibit that ...

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Museum Admission Tickets

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Information about special deals for groups, operating hours, directions, parking, transportation, dining, the Museum Store, accessibility, visitor services, and more.

Education Program


Situation Room Experience

A fully immersive, role-playing simulation that transports students into a high-stakes, fast-paced, decision-making environment where they face a national crisis based upon historical fact.

Digital Library

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Digitized Materials - Library's Archives

Many Presidential records are available to the public for research, education, and information purposes.