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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

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The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
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+1 214-571-1000
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Reviewed yesterday

This is so important for all to go and see. A huge American history took place here that changed the world forever. Go there and respect what transpired.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How do you rate a place of such infamous history? Area is well kept, parking adjacent to site and gift shop on the corner. Amazing to see where history took a turn.

Thank J M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The venue is soooo understated. I wish the signage was more informative, up to date, and still nondescript. My two cents.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sad situation but historically interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed walking around and learning more about the JFK assassination.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

you can walk around this historic area at your own place and see a few markers and think about what happened here in 1963, for free, its outside

Thank wolfbearbobcat
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easily walkable, and just across the street from the 6th Street Depository museum, this area has the grassy knoll, information on the origins of Dallas, and tribute to history.

Thank FresnoTravelers
Reviewed 3 days ago

We skipped the museum this time and just walked over the site that changed American (and World) hostory where John F. Kennedy was murdered. The site is surprisingly compact ... it was at the tail end of the motorcade route. Spoke at length to "Mike"...More

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was great to walk all along there and just take it all in. Everything that changed that day, does just give you time to think.

Thank KansasL2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just sit and imagine the moment back at November 22 1963. You will find a lot of people that will talk you about JFK dead and the conspiracy theories. Take the JFK trolley tour.

Thank paupreyesl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to Dealey Plaza several times and every time we have seen people walk out into the middle of the street where it is marked with an X. It is the exact spot of the killing shot Oswald hit President Kennedy. I find...More

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snyder2177
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Joel M | Reviewed this property |
At most a couple of blocks.
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lhargis
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Stephanie N | Reviewed this property |
The plaza itself is free to walk around. Same with the monument built in remembrance of JFK. The 6th floor library museum has a fee but you can find a groupon or living social for it. everything is in walking distance to... More
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Grammie_11
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would check on line.
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