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LBJ Presidential Library

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Address: 2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705-5737
Phone Number: +1 512-721-0200
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The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical...

The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, including 650,000 photos, one million feet of film, 2,000 oral histories, and 5,000 hours of recordings from the public career of President Lyndon B. Johnson and his close associates. In addition to permanent exhibits which tell the story of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, the library hosts temporary exhibits throughout the year. The Library is open every day (except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 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 is given to children 12 and under, active military, student groups, and UT students, faculty, staff and administrators with valid ID. Free parking is available in visitor lot #38.

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We were introduced to the presidential libraries in 1997 and we've continued to visit them ever since. The library provides an opportunity to learn more about Amerivan history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were introduced to the presidential libraries in 1997 and we've continued to visit them ever since. The library provides an opportunity to learn more about Amerivan history. Here we learned that LBJ made significant contributions, such as environmental potection laws, and ishould not be remembered solely for the Vietnam War. A beautiful building and a truely an enlightening experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well appointed Presidential Library. Well worth the trip to see and learn about this strong civil rights President.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is packed with information. Beautiful exhibits. Love to take out of town guests here to learn more about President LBJ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family really enjoyed this attraction, all kids learned quite a bit and I must admit my husband and I did as well. It was well done and appealed to ages 11 - 17. You can spend as much or as little time as you like.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great historical pictures, events. There were 4 adults ages 43-65 years old. It was a good day to travel on Monday, July 5. No large crowds, easy parking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is a cool place. the LBJ limo is in the lobby. Exhibits are thoughtful and well laid out. We learned a lot about LBJ and Lady Bird. there is a short video presentation you can watch. We spent 2 hours there and could have stayed longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lesson in history that we all can learn from. LBJ changed the course of this country and the library does an excellent job of telling the story. Well laid out. If you can, become a member!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The LBJ Presidential Library might be my favorite thing in Austin! Parking is easy, available and close. The library is multi-floored with an elevator. LBJ was part of SO many major events in our country's history, you will be shocked at what you see. It's well organized and the staff is delightful. I have been twice and spent 2 hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite the tribute to LBJ. If you want to hear how much he did and how he did it while in office this beautiful roomy vast library and oval office replica is the right place to visit. It is on the UT campus and the upper floors overlooks the Longhorn stadium. What I like the best were the telephones use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This library/museum presents a truly fascinating and detailed review of Johnson's life and and events during his lifetime. For people of a certain age, it was also a presentation of the times of our lives. It also reminded us that LBJ was not only the guy who accelerated the Vietnam War. For younger people, I think it is an important... More 

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