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Bossier City, Louisiana: Barksdale Global Power Museum

Bombers and jets outdoors and multiple exhibits indoors, including the lectern President George W. Bush stood behind on 9-11.

Address:
88 Shreveport Rd, Bossier City, LA
Directions:
Barksdale Air Force Base, via LA-185/North Gate Rd. The museum is on an active military base, so visitors must fill out an Access Pass, via the museum website, 30 days prior to their arrival.
Hours:
M-F 9-3:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
318-752-0055
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SR-71 Memorial.

Barksdale Global Power Museum

The museum exhibits military aircraft (including an SR-71 Blackbird) and multiple exhibits, including a lectern President George W. Bush stood behind on 9-11.

[Jarod Hustler, 02/15/2023]

Barksdale Air Force Base was Bush's first stop on his winding route from Florida to Washington on 9-11. A local school board in Arkansas later bought the lectern for $75 and was using it when Barksdale Air Force Base bought it back for its museum.

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