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Lyndon B. Johnson Boyhood Home

Johnson City, TX
+1 830-868-7128
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Beautiful Place!

This was a beautiful serene trip. One no one should miss stopping by for an hour or two. Glad we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Renee J
Caroesque

After having read three of the four books written by Robert Caro on L.B.J., It felt as if I had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cakes77
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Central Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a beautiful serene trip. One no one should miss stopping by for an hour or two. Glad we made the stop!

Thank Renee J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having read three of the four books written by Robert Caro on L.B.J., It felt as if I had already been here. The book "The Path to Power" covers Lyndon Johnson's years of living in this boyhood home. The National Park guide did a...More

Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. Have been here before, yet it is always interesting to look at. It is free of charge. Nice visual look of the grounds. Might even see a longhorn or two.

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johnson's father was a successful businessman and state legislator, so this is where Lyndon grew up and most importantly first became interested in politics. A fairly nice home for the time and place, it includes a walking tour of some vintage farm structures owned by...More

Thank Hoosiercritic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came upon the boyhood home by accident as I was taking a walk. It was very nicely taken care of with the house, barn, and water tank. It did give you an idea of life in those early times.

Thank Jaimie L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We spent so much time at the ranch that we had very limited time here. The ranger was very kind and gave us our own quick walk through the house. She was incredibly well versed on Johnson family multi generation history, and really engaging.

Thank Bob Z
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here and am glad we did. It gave us a good perspective on the early years of LBJ and what influenced him. It was clear to see the influence he had on his home town...humbling.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I love historic sites and this was a good one. Great way to get a feel for what it was like growing up very poor in a small Texas Hill Country town in the 1920s.

Thank WacoWill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We didn't spend a lot of time here, although the museum was nice. It was a nice, short stop and is a pretty home.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Also having a couple of dogs with us, it was nice that we could take them out for a walk around this block. In the visitor's center they have a little exhibit, which is actually quite nice. A pretty decent little gift store also

Thank AZboyinWI
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Kim G
9 March 2015|
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Response from lancereyn0 | Reviewed this property |
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Robert B
12 January 2015|
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Response from STEVEN D | Reviewed this property |
The National Park Service manages the LBJ boyhood home and tours and a park ranger gives the tour. Here's the information extracted from their web site: Park rangers give free guided tours of the home starting every half... More
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