Tax-Free Shopping Weekend at LBJ Museum Store

Nov 26, 2003

What: LBJ Museum Store offers holiday shoppers a tax break

When: December 7-8, 2002, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: LBJ Library and Museum, 2313 Red River Street, Austin, TX

Admission: Free

Public Contact: Museum Store (512) 721-0200 or

The Scoop: Holiday shoppers can avoid mall madness and get a break on state sales taxes at the same time at the LBJ Library and Museum store's tax-free shopping weekend on December 7th and 8th.

The store carries a variety of unique items to help shoppers whittle down their holiday gift lists. Visitors can choose from limited edition hand-painted glass Christmas ornaments as well as White House dessert plates. In addition to original campaign memorabilia, avid collectors can choose from t-shirts, puzzles, note cubes and mouse pads imprinted with historic campaign buttons.

Shoppers can get a tax break on stocking suffers including kaleidoscopes, light-up pens, patriotic socks, unique jewelry or CDs featuring music from the 1960s. The store also features tote bags, scarves, ties, placemats, sculptures and posters.