Directions and Parking

Physical Address:
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75205

General Information
Phone: (214) 200-4300 or (855) 577-4300
Fax: (214) 200-4301
Info@BushCenter.org

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Please note that Bush Avenue (also called Dublin Street on some maps) is closed between Mockingbird Lane and Binkley Avenue for construction until August 2014.  Visitors to the Bush Center should plan on arriving via SMU Boulevard.

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The Bush Center is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University.  

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Public Transportation

Visitors are strongly encouraged to utilize the Dallas Area Rapid Transit System (DART).  Both the Lovers Lane and Mockingbird DART stations are located within one mile of the Bush Center.  From the Mockingbird DART station, visitors may take the Route 768 Mustang Express (view schedule) or the Route 743 Museum Express (view schedule) which drops off and picks up directly at the entrance to the Bush Center.  For general information regarding DART, visit the DART website.

Bush Center Parking

Visitors to the George W. Bush Presidential Center may park in the Bush Center parking lot located just north of the Bush Center.  Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Visitors will be charged $7 per car.  Visitors can take their parking ticket to the Museum front desk and pay via cash or credit card, or pay by credit card at the gate upon exit.

SMU Parking

Limited additional parking for Bush Center visitors is available in various parking garages on the SMU campus.  The Moody Parking Garage is located within short walking distance of the Bush Center.  Visitors may park in the Moody Parking Garage for a small fee.  For additional information regarding campus parking, please click here.

Directions

From U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway)

Exit SMU Boulevard and turn west onto the SMU campus.  The George W. Bush Presidential Center is located immediately on your left at the southwest corner of SMU Boulevard and North Central Expressway.

From Dallas North Tollway

Exit Mockingbird Lane and proceed east past Hillcrest Avenue to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Turn left (north) onto the northbound service road. Proceed north to SMU Boulevard.  Turn left (west) onto the SMU campus.  The George W. Bush Presidential Center is located immediately on your left at the southwest corner of SMU Boulevard and North Central Expressway.

From D/FW International Airport

Take the North Exit from the airport to IH-635 (LBJ Freeway). Proceed to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway) and exit south toward downtown. Proceed about five miles and take the Lovers Lane/University Boulevard/SMU Boulevard exit. Continue on the service road to SMU Boulevard. Turn right (west) onto campus. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is located immediately on your left at the southwest corner of SMU Boulevard and North Central Expressway.

From Dallas Love Field Airport

Exit left (east) from the airport to Mockingbird Lane. Proceed east on Mockingbird for approximately three miles. Continue past Hillcrest Avenue to U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). Turn left (north) onto the northbound service road. Proceed north to SMU Boulevard. Turn left (west) onto the SMU campus. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is located immediately on your left at the southwest corner of SMU Boulevard and North Central Expressway.

Hotel Accommodations

The Bush Center takes seriously its commitment to conservation and sustainability.  Bush Center visitors seeking hotel accommodations are encouraged to stay at hotels located within walking distance of the Bush Center or along the DART rail line.  The Holiday Inn, Hotel Lumen, and Hotel Palomar are located within walking distance of the Bush Center.