Touring the Texas White House
Texas White House Closure
Until further notice, the interior of the Texas White House will be closed to tours due to health and safety concerns arising from structural issues. Free ranger-guided tours of the grounds are being offered. Check-in at the Hangar to join a tour and learn more about the Johnson family and the Texas White House.
The Texas White House was officially opened to the public on August 27, 2008. The entire ground floor is available for public tours. Rooms on the tour include the President's Office, living room, dining room, and the Johnsons' bedroom suites. The majority of rooms have been restored to their appearance during the presidential years (1963-1968) while the bedroom suites retain their appearance at the time of President and Mrs. Johnson's deaths.
To see the LBJ Ranch and the
A CD containing narrative audio for the tour is available for purchase in the bookstore and comes with a bonus DVD filled with videos and photos.
House Tour Length and Group Size:
Hours of Operation
If you are picking up your driving permit at 4:00 p.m. and would like to be in time to take a tour of the Texas White House (last tour 4:30 p.m.), you should allow one-half hour for drive-time from the State Park visitor center to the Texas White House.
Special Note for August 27: Each year on the anniversary of the President's birth a wreathlaying ceremony takes place at the Johnson family cemetery on the LBJ Ranch. The public is invited to attend the program which will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Tours of the Texas White House will commence following the ceremony.
Last updated: September 28, 2018