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LBJ Presidential Library

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wow LBJ did so much

A wonderful summary of where our modern word developed. LBJ was at the center of it all... read more

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GEORGE P
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San Antonio, Texas
Awesome, interesting and educational

So glad we spent a few hours here one morning. Could have spent a good half day easy. Really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alan L
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Buffalo, New York
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The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, also known as the LBJ Presidential Library, is the presidential library and museum of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States. It is one of fourteen presidential libraries...more
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2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705-5737
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful summary of where our modern word developed. LBJ was at the center of it all. Exhibits present a trip down memory lane.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GEORGE P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad we spent a few hours here one morning. Could have spent a good half day easy. Really informative museum, with plenty of placards with information, but also numerous videos and audio stations to keep your attention (the recorded LBJ phone calls were great)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We learn about our presidents in dry hlighlighed history books marked up by previously bored students. This museum give you an interactive exciting insight to President Johnson!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite unexpected to find the LBJ presidential library does not have any restaurant or a basic snack facility. There is not even somewhere to sit down to have a drink!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Austin and decided to stop into the LBJ Presidential Library and was very glad I did. The entire experience was exceptional from the warm welcome and overview of the library provided to when I final left. The museum is well located on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SeverusAlexander
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I had a few hours before our flight and we stopped here to have a look. It was incredible! So much detail and so informative. I left there a fan of Lady Bird Johnson who I did not know much about previously....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is well organized and creatively put together. Lots of interactive exhibits and some wonderfully nostalgic ideo clops

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank unicorn3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned a lot about President Johnson that we didn’t know. Very informative about his social programs, the Vietnam Nam war and was well laid out. This is definitely worth seeing if you are interested in history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pageturner2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

VERY INTERISTING.. Great History Lesson told in fascinating way. Plenty of interactive exibits and videos that told the story of this great man. I always wondered where the gifts given to a president went after they left office... Now I know...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 111familyman111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Library. Beautifully done and displayed LBJ's presidency. so well. Added humor and I felt we knew this extraordinary president much better at the end of the tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ellie R
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SAM S
July 11, 2018|
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huge lot on a college campus
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webbgirl49
August 16, 2017|
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Response from Nina B | Reviewed this property |
We expected to be there for two hours, stayed 4! And that doesn't include the Gift Shop. What took the longest was maybe the most satisfying-- the tapes of phone conversations between LBJ and many fascinating people.
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Katia R
April 13, 2016|
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Response from Nora F | Reviewed this property |
We had guess passes because my brother works there. I believe is about $5-8. I don't believe is any more than that.
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