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LBJ Presidential Library

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Address: 2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
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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The LBJ Presidential Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, including 650,000 photos, one million feet of film, 2,000 oral histories, and 5,000 hours of recordings from the public career of President Lyndon B. Johnson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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A Better Understanding of LBJ'S Place in History

This library is located on the campus of UT - AUSTIN. There is free parking at lot 38 adjacent to the library. The library tells all the ways President Johnson's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 February 2017
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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This library is located on the campus of UT - AUSTIN. There is free parking at lot 38 adjacent to the library. The library tells all the ways President Johnson's actions have impacted our lives. There are a number of telephones throughout the library where you can listen to phone conversations between President Johnson and a number of famous people:... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was the first Presidential library we have been to and we had a very nice afternoon. We plan on visiting more. It was not boring.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Not being from the states I hadn't heard about LBJ since high school so I had forgotten about all the great things he did. The museum its self is inside a really cool building. Some cool things about the museum are the oval office replica and the LBJ robot.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The LBJ Library is located on an imposing corner of the University of Texas campus. It is worth walking to from downtown simply to absorb the enormity of the campus. The exhibits within the library are quite varied: *Examples of his legislation *Re-creations of famous rooms *Timelines of world history *Examples of pop culture at the time *Recorded messages and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Exhibits are both interesting and informative. Appeals to a wide audience (kids will have fun, too). Nice balance of culture and politics. Definitely worth the entrance fee.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Visiting the LBJ Library reaffirmed my faith in the perseverance and resilience of the American people. It strengthened my resolve to stand up for the principals of our democracy. Regardless of your politics, you cant help leaving the library with an appreciation of how far we have come and how far we have to go. Makes you proud to be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have never been to a presidential library and I was very impressed with the amount of interesting information. It is beautifully appointed and one of the highlights of our Austin trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

More than 1,000 pieces of “Great Society” legislation were passed by Congress during Johnson’s five years in office . . . a number that rivals only Roosevelt’s almost 12 years. Johnson used the MLK and Kennedy assassinations to move the country and push through his priorities – and changed our lives in major ways. He did, however, escalate the Vietnam... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

A really great. Museum and Ibrary. Brought back so much of my youth and showed what a president driven to do good can accomplish

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is the best presidential library we have visited so far, but in fairness we have only seen three. Be sure to take the time to listen to the recordings of LBJ's phone calls. They were fascinating! You can hear him speak with Jackie Kennedy shortly after the assasination. You can hear him speak with Martin Luther King, Jr ,... More 

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