JOHNSON CITY, Texas – Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park announces the opening of two new temporary exhibits, The Texas Oval Office and The Cabinet Oak Project.
The Texas Oval Office exhibit officially opens with a public ribbon cutting at 12:30 PM. on April 5 in the park’s visitor center, in Johnson City. The exhibit enables visitors to feel as though they are stepping inside the home office of President Johnson located at the Texas White House. The National Park Service visitor center is open daily, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
In conjunction with the Texas White House Rehabilitation Project, The Cabinet Oak Project is an art exhibition that honors President Johnson’s legacy using wood from the historic, 300-year-old oak under which the President once held meetings. This sprawling tree witnessed critical conversations that shaped the country—including discussions about landmark legislation that established the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities
The Cabinet Oak Project exhibit in the Hangar Visitor Center is open 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM Visitors must first stop in at the LBJ State Park and Historic Site Visitor Center located on Highway 281 between Johnson City and Fredericksburg to pick up a free driving pass to the LBJ Ranch