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“Interesting...wish I could have seen more” 3 of 5 stars
Review of LBJ Presidential Library

LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
+1 512-721-0200
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Ranked #5 of 143 Attractions in Austin
Type: Historic Sites, Libraries, History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, 650,000 photos, one million feet of film, 2,000 oral histories, and 5,000 hours of recordings--including about 643 hours of recorded telephone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. 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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“Interesting...wish I could have seen more”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The library is located on the University of Texas campus. As noted in other reviews, most of the exhibits are closed due to renovation. The oval office is open and includes many LBJ artifacts and books and takes you back to the technology and style of the 60’s. There is a small display of gifts received during his presidency, his limousine, and political cartoon sketches. The staff was friendly and excited to share what they knew about LBJ. The library has always been free of charge, however, I heard there will be an admission fee after the renovations have been completed. If I’m ever in Austin again, I’ll definitely visit the library. I’ve been to a couple of other presidential libraries and it’s an enjoyable slice of history.

Visited November 2012
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