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

On January 20, 2009, the National Archives and Records Administration was busy finalizing the transfer of millions of Presidential records from the Administration of President George W. Bush into its legal custody. So what will be in the Library?

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Library and Museum Approach Artist Rendering. Courtesy George W. Bush Foundation and Michael McCann for Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP.

The permanent exhibit will explore important issues and events of the Administration of President George W. Bush as framed by four themes: freedom, opportunity, compassion, and responsibility. So what will be in the Museum?

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News & Events

  • February 01, 2013

    The staff at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is saddened by the loss of...

  • January 22, 2013

    The Archived White House Website will be unavailable during maintenance.

  • January 17, 2013

    George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is accepting volunteer applications.

  • p38134-12a-398v January 21, 2013

    "Our Nation honors an American who dedicated his life to the fundamental principles of fre...

  • United States Flag February 18, 2013

    Remembered by the United States Congress as "first in war, first in peace, and first in th...

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George W. Bush Library

Live Webcam

Check out the live webcam to view construction progress at the site of the new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

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10th Anniversary

A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America Honoring the Memory of the Astronauts aboard Space Shuttle Columbia, February 1, 2003.

Featured Videos


Holiday Barney Cams

From 2002 through 2008 Barney and Miss Beazley hosted a series of holiday videos at the White House.

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360 Degree Artifacts

Rotate artifacts 360 degrees to explore some gifts given to President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush.