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Lyndon B. Johnson Boyhood Home

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Address: Johnson City, TX
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Loved the ambiance. The first time I went was Christmas. It couldn't have been a better experience. Took you back in time. Caroling, hot chocolate, rocking on the front porch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Loved the ambiance. The first time I went was Christmas. It couldn't have been a better experience. Took you back in time. Caroling, hot chocolate, rocking on the front porch. Quiet , not so busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Take a step back in time when you are visiting the boyhood home. Good tour guides, centrally located in Johnson City. Don't miss this tour!

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Although the childhood home of LBJ was closed, we were able to go in to the Visitor Centre, just across the road, which is devoted to his tenure in office and is full of information, though we only had half an hour before it closed. There is a gift shop and there are restrooms. We followed the trail out to... More 

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Oksboel, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

On our way from Austin to LBJ's Ranch, we went to LBJ's Boyhood Home i Johnson City. We got friendly service and good information. Well, you don't travel from far away to se LBJ's Boyhood Home, but it is an interesting stop on your route.

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Easton, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Definitely make a stop in Johnson City to see a great film and history on LBJ then take a free tour of his boyhood home to hear the influence both parents made on this man.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Hubby and I both enjoy Presidential history (whether we are a "fan" of that President or not). The Ranger gave us a very interesting tour. Some furniture is original but copies of what family members chose to be displayed. Very well maintained. Recommend this first and then go to the Texas White House.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Located between Fredericksburg and Austin, we stopped to tour the LBJ Tourist Center which is next to the boyhood home of Lyndon Johnson. Jack, the Ranger who conducted the tour, was absolutely wonderful - very knowledgeable with a very approachable manner. To see the tiny rooms (not what we are accustomed to today) and imagine a family of 7 living... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a beautiful set up of a visitor center and grounds for the settlement and boyhood home. The inside of the visitors center has many presidential pieces and is set up as a museum and gift shop. The home is a short walk across the street and has informative signs along the way. Tours are offered of the home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The guide was adequate but the house is so much worth seeing. It is a great complement to the visit to the Texas White House. It is very well preserved and illustrates LBJ's roots so well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We began at the visitor center where we enjoyed the movie on the life and person of Lady Bird Johnson, as well as perusing the exhibitions and gift shop at the centre. This was followed by a 20 minute guided tour of boyhood home with a ranger, which was interesting and informative about life in this area 100 years ago.... More 

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Additional Information about Lyndon B. Johnson Boyhood Home

Address: Address: Johnson City, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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