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John F. Kennedy Memorial

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Address: Ocean Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone Number: 508 362 9484
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We visited this memorial site ,very beautiful views of the water.There was the Hyannis memorial for John F Kennedy ,with a water fountain in front of the bronze memorial,the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
beverley d
Boston, Massachusetts
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East Hampton, New York
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly the museum was closed for the winter and I could not visit. The bronze life sized statute of President JFK in the front is stunning and well worth taking photos of...I did!

Thank susankeber88
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful memorial at a beautiful location. Peaceful, thought provoking experience. Very clean well groomed area.

Thank Kathy B
Danbury, Connecticut
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I have been here twice. This place is beautiful. They do a great job maintaining the grounds. I spoke with a person that actually came here every Independence Day for the day at the beach and an incredible view of the fireworks display.

Thank 15TeresaN
Boston, Massachusetts
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151 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited this memorial site ,very beautiful views of the water.There was the Hyannis memorial for John F Kennedy ,with a water fountain in front of the bronze memorial,the fountain was off ,nearby was the Korean War memorial. There is a park with picnic tables and benches and small playground for children. Worth a Vist.

Thank beverley d
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is a simple monument which includes a fountain and two relief sculptures mounted to a stone wall. It faces the the body of water that President Kennedy sailed throughout his life and stands in a park adjacent to the Hyannis Yacht Club where JFK stored his racing craft. I think that this is a respectful, thoughtful tribute and might... More 

Thank LouisEbarb
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

I have been to the memorial many, many times. It is a moving experience , but for the very best time , go when the sun is glistening on the waters of Lewis Bay. Sit awhile, listen to the fountain, read the inscription carved around the water basin . Maybe you will see the kids having a sailing lesson or... More 

Thank C W
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58 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stopped by here on a lovely November morning. It really is a nice tribute toJFK. It is really a lovely place for a memorial

Thank Karin C
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Brought my kids to see the museum but spent alot of time explaining just how tragic it got at the end.

Thank defman
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Very interesting shows the history of the Kennedy family and how they were brought up in this area. With family pictures of the Kennedys as children

Thank charlie3514
Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Very picturesque location on a hill overlooking a beach. Flowers and plantings were attractive, but it is a memorial, so there isn't a whole lot to see other than a bas relief bronze plaque of Kennedy.

Thank charles m

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