Destinations Magazine - January/February 2018 - 10

EXPRESS WAY

The Rocket
Center is a great
place to bring
student groups.

SUB:
Body.

www.rocketcenter.com |
(256) 721-7124

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DESTINATIONS

/ JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018

Groups will
experience the
many facets of
President Bush's
time in the White
House.

The George W. Bush
Presidential Center
Library and museum present a unique time in our
nation's history

T

he George W. Bush Presidential Center is the 13th presidential library
administered by the National Archives and Records Administration
(NARA) and houses the official records and artifacts of the presidency of
George W. Bush. Located on the campus of Southern Methodist University
(SMU) in Dallas, this ABA member provides groups an opportunity to better understand critical public policy issues and gain insight into how the U.S. government works
to serve the needs of the American people.
The museum exhibits provide historical perspective to a consequential period
in American history. There are more than 43,000 artifacts, including the bullhorn
President Bush used to speak to first responders working at ground zero on Sept. 14,
2001; a custom-designed dress worn by First Lady Laura Bush for the White House
State Dinner held on May 7, 2007, in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh; and 80 terabytes of electronic information, including more than
200 million emails (approximately 1 billion pages in total) and 4 million digital photographs-the largest electronic records collection held by any presidential library. 
The Bush Library and Museum is open year-round, Monday through Saturday from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and
New Year's Day). The center includes a 15-acre urban park, full-service restaurant,
a café, and museum shop. Motorcoach parking is available at the loading dock or at
Mockingbird station (across the street from the library). For visitor inquiries, call (214)
346-1650 or email bush43visitors@nara.gov.
www.bushcenter.org | (214) 200-4300

U.S. SPACE & ROCKET CENTER; PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GEORGE BUSH PRESIDENTIAL CENTER.

The Rocket Center also brings in a
variety of traveling exhibits that educate and inspire. "Above and Beyond"
teaches guests about the science of
flight, from supersonic planes to a
space elevator, in a fun and immersive
way. This exhibit is a collaboration of
Boeing, NASA, and the Smithsonian
Air and Space Museum, and is open
through March 2018.
In April 2018, another large-scale
exhibit, "Weather to Climate," will
open in the Rocket Center's giant atrium. This exhibit includes interactive
displays, weather simulations, climate
labs, and other ways to understand
weather and climate, the science of
climate change, and how individuals
can help address those changes. "Math
Alive!" opens for the summer of 2018
with dynamic illustrations and handson activities showing how we use math
every day.
The Rocket Center also offers
featured exhibits such as "Celestial
Dreams: The Art of Space Jewelry," featuring the artistry of Kathy Chan. Using
precious gems, minerals, and metals,
Chan creates beautiful works of art that
illustrate both celestial and terrestrial
wonders. The Rocket Center's "Science
on Orbit" exhibit takes guests inside
a mock-up of the International Space
Station to learn how astronauts are
living and working in space today.
With its variety of exhibits and historic collection, the Rocket Center is a
great place to bring your student group.
For more information, visit
www.rocketcenter.com.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Destinations Magazine - January/February 2018

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
The George W. Bush Presidential Center
Enter the World of Miniatures
'Space’ Tours Take Off
South Florida Parks Rebounding After Hurricane Irma
Silverado Stages
ABA Gives Back During Marketplace
Heroes of the Industry
Meet the New Faces at ABA
Outdoor Adventures in Big Cities
ABA Strategic Plan
Tour Stop: Southern Appalachian Sampler
City Guide// OMAHA
Travel Resource: Charlotte
Travel Resource: Louisville
Equipment & Services Guide
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