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John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

397 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3914
+1 508-790-3077
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The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation preserves and promotes the legacy of President Kennedy, his family, and their deep connection to Cape Cod. John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is a multimedia exhibit designed to open a window on the days JFK spent on Cape Cod; days relaxing with family, days as President of the United Sates when the Cape provided a time to relax and be reinvigorated and days spent sailing on the ocean to which he was so constantly drawn. The Museum's exhibits features videos and photographs spanning the years 1934 to 1963 and is arranged in thematic groupings to reflect John F. Kennedy, his family, his friends and the Cape Cod he so dearly loved. In addition to photography, a video narrated by Walter Cronkite depicts the president's experiences on the Cape. Several themed areas include charged oral histories of JFK's friends. Please check our website for correct dates and times that the museum is open.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“family photos” (30 reviews)
“his life” (33 reviews)
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397 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3914
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+1 508-790-3077
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"history buff"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is very well laid out and very informative .There was a lot of political memorabilia from his run for office.

Thank bprize2015
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to Deleaney in Dallas and the library in Boston. This captures JFK family time here and how Caroline gave him joy. There are also all the great quotes of his presidency and value of family. Definitely something to make us reflect in...More

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I can remember exactly where I was the day President Kennedy was shot. A definite. Shares family history of both Jacqueline and John, their young family in the White House. Shares family from that era of politics until now. Thoroughly enjoyed my 1 1/2 hours...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wandered in here when my toddler decided to nap in her stroller. I found it extremely informative and a really loving tribute to the Kennedy clan. At the time of my visit, there was an exhibit to Ethel and one on the relationship between...More

Thank jennifer821
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You will like the history lesson. I have enjoyed the rotating exhibition each year. It is in the downtown area with plenty of other things to do.

Thank pscarafile
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my husband here for Father's Day yesterday and he loved it so much. He's a huge JFK fan and he enjoyed the museum very much. The statue out front is beautiful and the movie inside was great. Gorgeous photos we've never seen before.

Thank Penny C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a very rainy day and I was so disappointed with this museum. It is mostly photographs and currently has a special collection called creating camelot. Without this there really wouldn't be much to see. Don't get me wrong the photographs are excellent...More

Thank janetStokeOnTrent
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Hyannis, and love the Kennedy history, this little museum is worth a stop. It is small, but has a good collection of photographs, videos, and things to read. It is well worth the $10 admission, and I am sure they will...More

Thank sap2work
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome museum. The history of JFK and his family was great. Lots of family photos and history was very informative. Great display. A video/DVD film was also very informative. Also the beautiful photos of Jackie were incredible. Lots of parking. Right on main st. Plenty...More

Thank copper2056
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a nice accounting of the JFK's Life, from early childhood through his tragic death. The most interesting aspect is the Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe, which shows the private collection of the man who documented the family with insiders access. A nice...More

Thank Bigamus
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Amanda G
January 22, 2017|
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Response from JohnD-3701 | Reviewed this property |
They are also very easy to talk to when you arrive. I saw them work out a deal for a family that had a disabled veteran and they had a limited budget. It is worth visiting.
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Barbara S
June 12, 2016|
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Hi. Get them when you get there. Also several businesses in town offer a discount to get in for $5 off of admission.
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Jacqui T
September 7, 2015|
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Response from JOHN L A | Property representative |
Hi We have a public parking area in back of the museum, and it is free parking. Any further questions, please call me, 508 790 3077, ext 4. John L. Allen
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