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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The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, including 650,000 photos, one million feet of film, 2,000 oral histories, and 5,000 hours of recordings from the public career of President Lyndon B. Johnson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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For years I have told my children that Lyndon Johnson was one of our country's greatest presidents. A visit to the LBJ Library proves the point. Not only does the library provide... read more

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Haddon Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For years I have told my children that Lyndon Johnson was one of our country's greatest presidents. A visit to the LBJ Library proves the point. Not only does the library provide a glimpse of history, but through videos and memorabilia, it puts history in context of the culture of the country at the time that LBJ was our president.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great friendly welcome. Wonderful visit with lots of information about as LBJ, both as president and personally. Makes us want to visit more of these places.

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first Presidential library so I wasn't sure what to expect. It was a nice building (with a much needed outdoor cleaning from the Free Day for National Parks Day yesterday). It gave me a real idea of who LBJ and Lady Bird were. Missed the Vietnam presentation but that was okay- I still learned a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The library is very interesting and a great place to visit to learn about LBJ's presidency. Library is well laid out, offers FREE parking and does charge to tour the library unless you visit on LBJ's birthday and a few other holidays but is still well worth the visit!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although you may think you know the LBJ story,this library will take you back memory lane. Well thought out timeless exhibits bring one back to a simpler time. The re-creation of the Oval Office is worth the trip. Don't miss another treasure in Austin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Presidential Library has some excellent timelines and interactive displays. You can pick up the phone (it looks like an old rotary dial telephone handset) and hear recordings of LBJ's conversations w/a number of historical people (Martin Luther King, Jr., for example) on a number of topics. The library explores LBJ's early days a little, his early adulthood and marriage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience for those of us who lived through that era......I highly recommend this attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is astounding. The insight is nearly overwhelming when you learn about LBJ. More the dedication to equal rights that is showcased here moved me to tears. LBJ and Ladybird were two beautiful Texans and their dedication to this country is gracefully displayed at the LBJ Presidential Library.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived on a weekday. Very reasonable admission fee as it was 5.00 for seniors and military..The library was not busy so had a lot of time to read the exhibits. I enjoyed the photos of the Presidents and first ladies on the 3rd floor. The replicate of the Oval office Oval Office was interesting. The 3 old style tube TVS... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great museum devoted to everything Lyndon Baines Johnson. A fully recreated room of the Oval Office, his car, and many, many documents he signed into law. Phones where you can hear conversations he had with congressional leaders on a variety of important issues. Also, a hall of presidents which include first ladies. Periodically, there is included a special exhibit... More 

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