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LBJ Presidential Library

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Address: 2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
Phone Number: +1 512-721-0200
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Description: The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical...
The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, 650,000 photos, one million feet of film, 2,000 oral histories, and 5,000 hours of recordings--including about 643 hours of recorded telephone conversations--from the public career of Lyndon Johnson and his close associates. Our current exhibit - "Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!" is open through January 10, 2016. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and older, $3 for children 13-17, and $3 for college students with valid ID. Free admission to children 12 and under, active military, student groups, and UT students, faculty, staff and administrators with valid ID. The LBJ Library is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Can't visit in person? Download the LBJ Library app from the iTunes store!
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if you have time, but I would not make a special trip. He was a valuable addition to the presidential line up but the museum doesn't do him and justice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

if you have time, but I would not make a special trip. He was a valuable addition to the presidential line up but the museum doesn't do him and justice.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Some museums can be a bit boring but not this one! They have interesting stats and interesting recorded telephone conversations of LBJ. The museum was displayed very well. We received free tickets to it and thought we should quickly view it but were so impressed, we spent 2.75 hours there! Would definitely recommend and pay the price for entry.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There is nothing like visiting the LBJ Library for learning about the LBJ legacy in the context of American history. The introductory film, the civil rights exhibits and the recorded conversations with history's notables are top on my list.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing place to go to see history that you did not know about. His work with civil rights that others get credit for are brought out here. What I did not see mentioned (and that could be that I missed it) was a quote he made to his inner staff at one time "There are elephants and ants and I... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised to find the LBJ library so very interesting. We were both too young to remember this era, It certainly was going back in time, we loved it! we found this insight into the former president very captivating,the building is beautiful, staff informative, definitely a must see while visiting Austin!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting interpretation of the Johnson presidency. Gives a fairly decent overview of the legislative accomplishments that Johnson was able to coerce Congress into passing. Many of these are historic and LBJ is rightly remembered and saluted for these in the exhibits here. Does a poor job of covering the Vietnam War and the decisions Johnson made that lead to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I took my son to check out the Beatles exhibit and was pleasantly surprised when he wanted to check out the rest of the museum. It was interactive and so informative, my teenager really actually enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was a young boy when LBJ was president so the LBJ library was quite interesting. He was an amazing man who wanted the best for everyone and worked hard his entire life to make it so. If only we could all take in the message of LBJ in our everyday lives. The library is certainly worth the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The LBJ Presidential Library is huge. Three level to view and investigate. There are phone clips of actual conversations from LBJ, films and photographs. There are many interactive displays. The Beatles exhibit is just a plus. This was curated from the Grammy Museum in LA you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was a very pleasant and enjoyable experience. There is a lot of great information about President Johnson and the culture of the 60s.

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Additional Information about LBJ Presidential Library

Address: 2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
Phone Number: +1 512-721-0200
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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