Free Admission for America’s Heroes to Bush Library and Museum

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Active-duty and retired military service members (including Reserve and National Guard), and fire, police and EMS workers will receive free admission on Patriot Day, Sept. 11, 2012, to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

President Bush with fire fighters

President Bush visits the Los Angeles Fire Station #26 to meet with area fire fighters and law enforcement personnel May 8, 1992. Photo: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

In honor of Patriot Day and America's heroes, military service members and first responders will receive free admission Sept. 11, 2012 to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

Free museum admission will be extended to active-duty and retired military service members (including Reserve and National Guard), and fire, police and EMS workers in uniform or with a valid ID.

Active-duty service members and up to five of their immediate family members (spouse and children) receive free admission year round. For more information go to bushlibrary.tamu.edu/military.

Visitors to the museum will see the new exhibit “Genome: The Secret of How Life Works” on display in the Ansary Gallery of American History. Designed for all ages, the Genome exhibit explores the nature and impact of advances in genome research through visually-rich environments, interactives, artifacts and multi-media presentations. Other exhibits in the museum’s rotunda and gallery spaces will highlight research programs conducted at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research.

“Genome: The Secret of How Life Works” is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and presented in cooperation with Texas A&M University Whole Systems Genomics Initiative, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Animal Science, and media partner KBTX Media. The exhibit is on display through July 5, 2013. For more information about the exhibit go to bushlibrary.tamu.edu/genome.

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is part of the National Archives and Records Administration’s Presidential Libraries network. The Bush Library and Museum preserves and makes available the records and artifacts of George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. We promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism by offering rich educational and public programs, original museum exhibits and access to our archival holdings. For more information visit the Bush Library and Museum website at bushlibrary.tamu.edu.

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