George W. Bush Presidential Center to Open May 1, 2013
Posted on January 19, 2013
The George W. Bush Presidential Center has announced the date for its invitation-only dedication ceremony as Thursday, April 25. The public opening date will be May 1, 2013. The center houses the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute. It is located on 23 acres on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas. The 226,565-square-foot building was designed for (LEED) platinum certification.
The George W. Bush Library and Museum is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). It will house archives from the Bush Administration, including 80 terabytes of digital information and over 200 million e-mails. The museum will also contain more than 43,000 artifacts from the Bush presidency.
Photo: George W. Bush Presidential Center, Jeff Buehner