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LBJ Presidential Library

Opens in 11 min: 09:00 - 17:00
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Excellent to relax and have a break

Walked in meanwhile I was on the Austin streets.........resulted in a day experince to share with... read more

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joseLuis_a_d
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Austin, Texas
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This is my first visit to a presidential library. This was more museum than library, but in a good... read more

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DocCP
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Lexington, North Carolina
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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

Walked in meanwhile I was on the Austin streets.........resulted in a day experince to share with people.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my first visit to a presidential library. This was more museum than library, but in a good way. All of the interactive features operated; I especially enjoyed the tabletop ones on the Vietnam War. I confess I skipped the “Colin Kapernick” section completely...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our family (17, 15 and 11 year olds) toured the Library today. We all enjoy history and we wowed by everything we learned about LBJ. We would certainly recommend taking the time to visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must-see when you are in Austin. The exhibit does an excellent job of describing Johnson's entire life and the impact he had on the US as president. He was an amazing man with a very difficult job at a very challenging time.

Thank Gregg B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful beautiful educational!!!! Very modern museum displaying the dresses, China, letters, videos and more from an important time in history. We learned so much!! I highly recommend it. And, there’s an Uber line for pick up.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see if you are interested in U.S. presidential history. The exhibits are very informative and have a time-capsule effect by taking you back to the 1960s.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this stop. Have heard and read many negative sides of LBJ and this gave, of course, a completely different perspective. Quite impressive and easy to follow lay out they have here and hardly no crowds mid week.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park in parking lot 38, it’s free. Museum wasn’t as nice as other Pres libraries, but it had lots of info.

Thank Angela F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We definitely recommend a visit here. It was fascinating to experience the atmosphere of his time in office, and also to learn some background about why he made some of the decisions that he did. It’s a self-guided tour, and there are some video clips...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great library, the museum balances out the good and the bad of a controversial President. They give a fair hearing to the criticisms and are not ashamed of promoting the many positive achievements. Historically it was an exciting and turbulent era touching...More

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SAM S
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Response from Miller32746 | Reviewed this property |
huge lot on a college campus
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webbgirl49
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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
13 April 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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