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Lyndon B. Johnson Boyhood Home

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Address: Johnson City, TX
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It is a small tour with the NP guide. Very interesting stories. I look at life in the USA in TX. It was the informative years for LBJ and it showed as a Statesman later in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a small tour with the NP guide. Very interesting stories. I look at life in the USA in TX. It was the informative years for LBJ and it showed as a Statesman later in life. It is a quick stop and good parking. Go there on your way to the LBJ White House.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The boyhood home of Lyndon B. Johnson is located near the Visitor's Center and should be your first stop. A ranger-guided tour of the home will give you a wonderful view of life for the future president in his early years. It may be said with confidence that Johnson learned his earliest lessons in politics on the porch of this... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Seeing the house that is still in the 60's in every way. The tour guide was very informative. the grounds are beautiful. Nice way to spend an afternoon

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We all loved it! So beautiful lit up with candles and lanterns. Makes you feel like you back in time. Imagine the things that went on here. One of our presidents grew up here ring around this lil house and large property. Wonderful time. A total must do!

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Thank survivor5804
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

It was interesting to see how LBJ lived before he became president. He was very low-key. My Dad said he was a real red-neck!

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Ridgewood, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stopped in Johnston City to see the boyhood home of LBJ. The home has been preserved and you can have an informative tour of the house. You can see where his father, a legislator, worked and LBJ learned about politics. The rooms are simple but well laid out, not much luxury. There was indoor water as a result of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a ten minute or so stop while visiting the national park, but it provides background to the President and his humble origins.

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Middlesbrough
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We arrived in Johnson City at 9am on a coach tour. It was deserted ... half expected to see tumbleweed blowing down the main street. We were give an hour to explore the area. That was 59 minutes too long. Nothing opened until 10am ... we couldn't even get a coffee anywhere. Most of us on the coach ended up... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The tour of LBJ's boyhood home was very interesting and informative! To see how one of our greatest presidents lived as a boy was truly an honor! The home is very well preserved and decorated. Before the tour, you may explore the history and life of LBJ, along with watching a documentary film with on LBJ or Ladybird Johnson. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very, very interesting. A must see. I was impressed with the original condition of the property and of course, the history.

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