Free Admission on LBJ’s Birthday

Aug 27, 2018

Monday, Aug. 27
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
LBJ Presidential Library

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Bring the whole family to the LBJ Presidential Library on Monday, Aug. 27 to celebrate what would have been President Johnson's 110th birthday. Admission will be free to all and birthday cake and refreshments will be served at the library throughout the day!

Other Related Activities

  • 10 a.m. - Cupcakes will be served on the West Mall of the UT Austin campus​
    while supplies last​
  • 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Blood Drive​
    Parking lot of LBJ Library
    2313 Red River St.

We are Blood, formerly the Blood & Tissue Center of Central Texas, will conduct a blood drive from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the parking lot of the LBJ Library. Call (512) 206-1231 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Click here for eligibility and donation information.

Exhibitions Currently On View

  • Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports examines the intersection of social justice and sports in the United States. The exhibition celebrates athletes who have broken barriers and spoken out for equality, both on and off the playing field.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1968. President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 on April 11, 1968. It is considered one of Johnson's landmark laws due to Title VIII, known as the Fair Housing Act, and Titles II through VII, known as the Indian Civil Rights Act. View related artifacts from the signing in this temporary exhibition located in our Great Hall.
  • The 1968 Olympics: A Modern Design for the Ancient Games. Mexico City was the site of the 1968 Summer Olympics. It was the first time a Latin American and Spanish-speaking country hosted the games. For the occasion, Olympic organizers chose American graphic designer Lance Wyman's proposal, which showcased Mexico's history and culture in a contemporary design.

    The objects on display in this temporary exhibition are part of a large gift of Olympic souvenirs President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz of Mexico gave to President Johnson in 1968.

Location & Parking
The LBJ Library is located at 2313 Red River St. Free visitor parking is available in lot #38 (entrance located directly off Red River Street and flanked by LBJ banners).

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Contact Us

Sarah McCracken
Director of Public Programs
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78705
[email protected]

Deborah Arronge
Membership Manager

LBJ Presidential Library
[email protected]
(512) 721-0198

Please be aware that LBJ Presidential Library events may be filmed and/or photographed. Your attendance constitutes your authorization for the LBJ Library to use your photograph, voice, or other likeness for purposes related to the Library, including but not limited to marketing and promotion in both print and electronic forms.