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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

4801 La Crosse Ave (Sundrop Valley Dr), Austin, TX 78739, United States
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    • 9:00 AM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–Noon
    • 3:00 PM–8:00 PM

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  • gardens
  • free admission
  • cafés
  • fresh air
  • flowers
  • scenic views
  • wildflowers
  • quiet
  • salads
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  • photography
  • courtyard
  • swings
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    Former first lady, Helen Hayes, founded this organization in 1982. In 2006 this Center became an Organized Research Unit of the University of Texas at Austin.

    HISTORY · August 4, 2010
  • Dora

    The Little House Courtyard is perfect for young kids - a well-shaded area with tree stump stools, a framed hut, and large pots for digging up plastic lizards and insects. Powered by

    Dora · July 21, 2010

    This special place exists to introduce people to the beauty and diversity of wildflowers and other native plants. The Wildflower Center brings life to Mrs. Johnson's vision in its public gardens.

    HISTORY · April 7, 2010
  • Austin American-Statesman

    The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, operated by the University of Texas, showcases the beauty of Texas' Hill Country, as well as South and West Texas, in 16 gardens.

    Austin American-Statesman · February 8, 2012
  • Sandra B.

    this area has 23 display gardens and a picnic area that I am looking forward to relaxing in...

    Sandra Bunch · March 12, 2010
  • Aaron M.

    January is free admission month. Also the cafe is really very good.

    Aaron Montana · January 24, 2010
  • Lauren P.

    Eat at the cafe! The hibicious tea and salads are cheap and to die for! And let the kids get ice cream :)

    Lauren Patterson · September 2, 2012
  • Nikon USA

    Stopping to smell the roses? When photographing flowers, use your camera’s Macro mode for a close-up view.

    Nikon USA · March 12, 2011
  • Dan H.

    Check out Nature Nights every Thursday night at 6:00 pm over the summer.

    Dan Houdek · June 14, 2013
  • Austin Fine Properties

    Best place to see the spring bluebonnets and all the other amazing wildflowers Texas has to offer!

    Austin Fine Properties · May 9, 2013
  • Amit s.

    Amazing place...need patience n lot of time

    Amit shah · May 5, 2013
  • Magda P.

    Gorgeous venue for weddings !

    Magda P · May 5, 2012
  • Hannah B.

    Not open Monday's! Can't believe we came all the way out here without checking first!

    Hannah Bingham · June 10, 2013
  • Jon D.

    If you are in Austin in the Springtime this is a must see place, you won't be disappointed.

    Jon Darveau · May 8, 2013
  • Charly S.

    Several nice places to sit at peace.

    Charly Simmons · February 16, 2013
  • Lee F.

    The Luminations Celebration every December is a must do for any Austinite!

    Lee Francis · December 10, 2012
  •  Deon P.

    Breath of fresh air!

     Deon Parcon · March 23, 2012
  • Xavier S.

    Why are the reviews so positive? There were no flowers at all and the place is tiny. I'm so confused

    Xavier Snowman · 2 weeks ago
  • Sugar F.

    It's amazing

    Sugar Foot · November 9, 2014
  • Montanna S.

    During the summer go to Nature Nights on Thursdays. The lectures are worth the trip 100x over, and it's free.

    Montanna Smith · August 21, 2014
  • Karen

    Free Thursday. New family garden very nice.

    Karen · June 12, 2014
  • Kat L.

    Skip...go to Zulker park instead.

    Kat L · May 20, 2014
  • Antonio F.

    Great place to have a wedding

    Antonio Fuentez · May 3, 2014
  • Mackenzie W.

    Great trails to hike and the arboretum trail has amazing swings!

    Mackenzie Walsh Purma · January 15, 2014
  • Kara C.

    Visit on July 25, 2010 for Lady Bird Tribute Day!!! Admission will be FREE!!! Read more

    Kara Campbell · July 15, 2010

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