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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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Address: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
Phone Number: 214-747-6660
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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
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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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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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Excellent history lesson

We lived through this event but still important to visit and learn Tastefully done We needed about 1 hour 45 minutes

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Greenville, North Carolina
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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We lived through this event but still important to visit and learn Tastefully done We needed about 1 hour 45 minutes

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's definitely a must see in Dallas! The museum is well prepared and explains not only the assasination but situates the historic times. I really enjoyed it and foubd it fascinating. As I left I felt mourning for JFK and his family.

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Thank Amy h
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Museum in Dallas where JFK was killed. A popular place to visit but spread out enough that you're not on top of poeple. It's a must do in Dallas. A piece of history that will never be forgotten.

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is very well presented and comprehensive. The audio tour is helpful. Everyone should visit at least once to understand this very important event in USA history. The front desk lady was very sweet! We visited abut 20 minutes after opening and it was starting to get slightly crowded in front of some displays. However overall it wasn't crowded.... More 

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Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I made plans to come here. To see how history took part on the ending of JFK. We loved the museum, I learned some things that they have never shown on documentaries.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overlooking Dealey Plaza, in downtown Dallas, is a seven story building which was formerly the Texas School Book Depository. A sixth floor window on the building's southeastern corner is the very spot at which Lee Harvey Ozwald shot and killed President John F. Kennedy. The museum examines the life, times, death, and legacy of our 35th US President. Today, the... More 

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Syosset, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a remarkable exhibit providing the history of the Kennedy administration, not just the assassination. For those of us who actually remember this time, it was a plethora of highs and lows, bringing joy at some of the recollections and tears at many others. Its a great way for parents to teach their kids the full history of "Camelot".

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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting, informative must see for all you history buffs. Great exhibits, accurate historical accounts

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Thank Valerie H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum visits JFK's Legacy. It is a great walk thru with an audio headset. You can easily get lost in the world and times of JFKs visit to Dallas. The only issue is the other attending guests. They have little concern that they are sharing space with people and will blockade the views. If you are a patient person... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't really want to face the Dallas traffic, but I wanted to see this, and I'm so glad that we did. The museum is first rate as you would expect. The tour is self guided and you have a head set on. Unfortunately when we were there several people found it necessary to talk loudly among themselves. I had... More 

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