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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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Address: 411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: 214-747-6660
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Description: Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building...
Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Online ticketing is now available through our website.
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Neat tour, well priced

The museum is well laid out and has a variety of ways to.present the material. We waited about an hour in various lines. We were told that wasn't a busy day. I would certainly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The museum is well laid out and has a variety of ways to.present the material. We waited about an hour in various lines. We were told that wasn't a busy day. I would certainly reserve tickets on line in advance.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I had the opportunity with a few free hours recently on a business trip to be able to check out The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository. Growing up as a kid of the 60’s, I have always been interested in JFK’s life and presidency so was excited for this visit and it didn’t disappoint. After a short wait (30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I finally got to visit the site where JFK was shot in Dallas. I had watched many documentaries on this topic so it was great to be there in person. Very nice museum explaining the details of that day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I went here while on a business trip, and I was stunned. There was a long line to get in (which took about 30 minutes of waiting), but once in, it was well worth it. Plan to spend at least two hours here, as you make your way up to the top. By the end, all of these possibilities were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This place gets everything right. Timed entry, headphones to allow you to explore at your own pace, great detail but not too much (or more if you want it), fantastic exhibits, impartiality and telling all sides of the story, setting the JFK assassination in the context of the times, and JFK's lasting legacy. I am fascinated by the whole JFK... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Sixth Floor Museum will spark hours of deep diving on the assassination. This is a one-of-a-kind experience for Dallas!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A must see in Dallas. $16 entrance fee for adults is a small prcie to pay to experience a piece of American history. Bring you AAA card or veterans ID and get a discount. Includes self guided audio tour which is great option. Availabel in multiple languages including English, Brasilian Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Manderin, etc. Well worth an hour... More 

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North Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This museum is very well done and takes you step by step through the tragic day in history when JFK was assassinated and the history of his presidency. We were surprised to find that we had spent over 2 hrs there, all of it extremely enjoyable. It is a must see place to go in Dallas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed by my whole visit - the entry fee was OK ($14) and I spend a good few hours being taken around the museum by the audio device that you get as part of the tour. The experience really gives you a sense of the 'time' and I learnt a lot about the various conspiracies that appear... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

An attraction of a lifetime. A 2 hour self guided tour where we learned many new things about JFK. I would not take children younger than 8 years old.

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