The LBJ Presidential Library and Museum‘s permanent exhibition tells the story of Lyndon Johnson’s life and career, from his childhood in the Texas Hill Country to his 32-year career in politics, which culminated in nearly five and a half years as our nation’s 36th president.
Johnson’s legislative achievements, featured in the exhibition, include the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968, Voting Rights Act of 1965, Medicare and Medicaid, Public Broadcasting, Food Stamps, Immigration, Education, Highway Safety, and many more.
Temporary Exhibitions have included Ladies and Gentlemen… The Beatles!, Sixty from the 60’s, and Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports.
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is one of thirteen presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The federal building is situated on a 30-acre site on The University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. The building is on a promontory-like plaza adjoining the Sid Richardson Hall and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Museum hours are 9-5 daily, closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days. Tickets are available in advance online.
Memberships are available and include special programming, events, and speakers.
Parking is free and accessible in UT Lot 38, entrance on Red River Street.
2313 Red River Street (map)
Monday-Sunday: 9am - 5pm Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
Adults - $10, Seniors - $7, Children 13-18 - $3. Free admission to Friends of the LBJ Library and Future Forum members, children 12 and under, active military, UT students, faculty and staff with valid ID.