CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Bush Library Marks 100 Successful Days

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Bush Library Marks 100 Successful DaysWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Bush Library Marks 100 Successful DaysHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

451506504 Bush Library Marks 100 Successful DaysJennifer Lopez Bikini Pic Is HOT

 alt=What Did Jerry Jones Say?

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

The George W. Bush Presidential Library. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

George W. Bush Presidential Library (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

DALLAS (AP) - Open now for 100 days, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas has drawn more than 170,000 visitors.

Officials say that’s a pace to reach their most optimistic first-year attendance target of 500,000.

Former first lady Laura Bush tells The Dallas Morning News the museum performance has gone even better than expected. And she says she’s pleased to see the landscaping has taken hold despite the Texas heat and drought.

Museum and library director Alan Lowe says problems generally have been the result of the public’s enthusiasm. A parking attendant had to be hired to help visitors and ticket procedures have been tweaked. He says the many interactive exhibits at the museum have worked well.

The presidential museum at Southern Methodist University opened May 1.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments