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Lyndon B. Johnson Boyhood Home

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Address: Johnson City, TX
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

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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New York City, New York
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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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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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Alton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Nice visitor center with helpful volunteers. The park ranger who conducted the tour of the boyhood home itself was friendly and knowledgeable and informed about his subject, Lyndon Baines Johnson. He made the visit worthwhile. You've got to visit if you have any appreciation for LBJ.

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Bronxville, New York
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Visiting the Lyndon Baines Johnson boyhood home and the nearby LBJ Ranch is a must for anyone interested in history. Located just over an hour west of Austin in the hill country of Texas, the home and ranch are operated by the National Park Service. The ranch, also known as the Texas White House during LBJ's five years as president,... More 

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Westwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It's nice to see this juxtaposed with the Ranch. This was the small house, from the youth of LBJ. If you visit the ranch you can see the birth house and the ranch (where he died) this house is the middle part of the story. It's where LBJ came of age and gained a lot of the confidence and knowledge... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It was very informative to see where President Johnson was born. We had an excellent tour guide that was dedicated to his job.

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Alameda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I learned more about LBJ from our Park Service Guide (Charlotte I think) in her greatly informative tour than I have ever read. The home is certainly interesting but her unhurried explanation of the forces and family that shaped LBJ's subsequent career were outstanding.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Tour of LBJ's boyhood home was excellent, emphasizing lessons he learned that would make him the man and president that he became. Always impressed by staff at National Historical Sites.

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

National Park Service manages the site and gives tours of the faithfully restored property. Best time to visit is on Saturday morning for 9:30AM tour. Tour very informative and gives an insight to why LBJ presidency focused on promoting education and eliminating poverty.

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