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Exhibits - 2008

  • Beyond the Moon: NASA's Continuing Mission

    September 19, 2008 to August 16, 2009
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    The Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library and the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with NASA's Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston, will tell the story of America's exploration into the final frontier. The LBJ Library will begin with man's fascination with the heavens through the first walk on the moon. The George Bush Presidential Library continues the story with the end of Apollo, Skylab, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Station. Large scale models, original shuttle equipment, a shuttle simulator, and interactive programs are just a few of the spectacular items to be displayed. The third part of the story, which will explore what's next for the future of NASA, will take place at Space Center Houston. The countdown begins...!

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  • Born to Play Ball

    March 1, 2008 to July 20, 2008
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    The Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library takes a look at some of baseball’s most famous players. This exhibit is being produced together with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. It will open in College Station, Texas, and then travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Along with one-of-a-kind objects from private collectors, the National Baseball Hall of Fame is contributing numerous artifacts, photographs, and interactive programs. Beginning with a brief history of the evolution of the game and equipment, the exhibit features outstanding players representing each of the nine positions. It will also take a look at the Negro Leagues, Women's League, as well as Presidents and their special relationship to this most American game. This exhibit will knock the ball out of the park!

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  • White House in Miniature

    April 23, 2007 to January 20, 2008
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    There is nothing miniature about this model. It is huge. At fifty-five feet long and twenty feet wide, this model is an eye popper. This exquisitely furnished replica of the White House has drawn record-breaking crowds all over the country. The Zweifel family, with the blessings of the White House, has devoted thirty years of their life researching, executing, moving and maintaining this extraordinary gift to the people of the United States. Been to the White House lately?

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