Visitors to the Bush Family Home State Historic Site learn the history of one of America’s Great Families and celebrated the lives of two Presidents, two Governors and a First Lady. The journey through the home will educate visitors about the early years of the Bush family and post-World War II America. We recommend allowing 30 minutes to an hour to tour the site completely.
Visitor parking on the street near the house or in the parking lot beside 1406 W. Ohio St across from the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.
Visitors begin their experience across the street at the visitors center where tours begin. The visitors center offers free brochures and information about the site and surrounding area, as well as the Texas Historical Commission’s other state historic sites. A museum store is also located in the visitors center with books, novelty pencils, and postcards for purchase.
Group & School Tours
If you have a group of eight or more people or would like to book a school tour, please make a reservation at least two weeks in advance by submitting a tour reservation form. Guided school tours are offered Tuesday through Friday, and we recommend that you book spring school tours in the fall.
Wheelchair-accessible parking and restrooms are available on site. The visitor center is wheelchair accessible, and the Bush House is wheelchair-accessible through the side entrance. The grounds are well-manicured grass; there are sidewalks leading to the porch of the home.
Food and drinks are not available on site. There are benches near the visitors center if you need to rest or eat. Food and drink are not allowed inside the Bush Home, except for special events. A restroom is located in the visitor center.
While you're in the area, visit these nearby sites:
- The Petroleum Museum, 1500 Interstate 20 West, 432-683-4403
- Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave, 432-683-2882
- Midland County History Museum, 200 N. Main St., 432-688-8947
- Midland Army Air Field Museum, 9600 Wright Drive, 432-254-6182
For additional travel and history information, see the following resources: