Artist rendering of the entrance to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.  Courtesy George W. Bush Foundation and Michael McCann for Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP.
About Us

Building Facts

The George W. Bush Presidential Center houses:

Building Height

  • 3 Stories
  • At Freedom Plaza, 21’-8”
  • From Freedom Plaza to top of Freedom Hall, 67’-0”
  • At Institute and Foundation Entry, 54’-4”
  • At South Terrace, 64’-4”

Site Area

  • North of SMU Boulevard, 4.6 acres
  • South of SMU Boulevard, 18.43 acres
  • Total 23.11 acres

Floor Area

  • Museum, 43,620 gsf
  • Archives, 65,950 gsf
  • Institute and Foundation, 116,990 gsf
  • Total 226,560 gsf

Archives

  • 2 Classrooms
  • Research Room
  • Storage Rooms for archives, audiovisual materials, and artifacts
  • Archival Processing and Exhibit Preparation Rooms
  • Library and Museum – NARA Offices
  • Volunteer Lounge

Museum Spaces

Foundation & Institute

  • Lobby
  • Pre-Function Room
  • Presidential Seminar Room
  • Auditorium with full broadcast capability
  • Formal Presentation Room
  • 6 Institute Offices
  • 19 Fellows & Staff Offices
  • Foundation Offices
  • Presidential Suite

Parking

  • Public
  • Bus
  • Fellows, Senior Staff and NARA

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