The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University, 20 miles from Navasota,
is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H.W. Bush, 41st
President of the United States. The museum promotes civic literacy and increased historical
understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and
They accomplish this mission by offering rich educational and public programs, original
museum exhibits and access to our archival holdings.
The museum's core exhibit focuses on the "Life and Times of George Bush"
and features items ranging from a 1925 film of George Bush's first steps in
Kennebunkport, Maine, to documents highlighting his service at the CIA and
United Nations, and records and correspondence from his tenure as the 41st
President of the United States of America. Other areas of the gallery
feature the Bush Family gravesite, TBM Avenger aircraft, a 1947 Studebaker, ordinance from Operation
Desert Storm, a segment of the Berlin Wall, replicas of President Bush's
Camp David Office, Oval Office and White House Press Room, as well as
numerous foreign and domestic gifts.