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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
+1 214-571-1000
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-571-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It hurts to remember if you are old enough and good to learn about your countries significant events. Take the time to stop and look and feel.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 3 days ago

Seeing the road, the X in the road where each shot struck President Kennedy, looking up at the window, looking over at and standing on the grassy knoll all makes it so much easier to understand the events of that day in 1963. Reading about...More

Thank MJWalsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve seen several documentaries and the video of President Kennedy’s assignation a million times but being in the plaza gives a very eerie perspective.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site is one of those places that you ‘must see’ if you’re visiting Dallas for the first time but really there isn’t much there. A small monument and crosses in the road showing where the gunshots hit. It’s a place to show your respects...More

Thank Eaglet64
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only well understand the historic importance of this place when you visit the nearby museum on the 6th Floor... combine and get to know the content of what happened here in the 60s.

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This allows you to see the sights that are the subject of so very many movies, documentaries, and investigative reports. This is a step into American History. This location is in the immediate area of the book depository, and sight of the shooting. A must...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a Sophomore in HS when Kennedy was shot, my girlfriend and I and her father were at Love Field Airport when they came in. This was my first time back to Dallas and finally got to walk around where the President was actually...More

Thank drdroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just going around the plaza is a must do for all visitors of Dallas or even those just passing through. There are a lot of parking lots that it is not an issue on a weekend. Walk around the plaza and imagine how it all...More

Thank Nomadic_Thoughts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing the footage of that fateful day so many times, standing here is quite something. Very unchanged from that day, thoughtful plaques and memorials around so you know what you are looking at. Excellent place to visit.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the site which is in pictures and movies. This makes it real. I would have spent more time if possible.

Thank worthy h
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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
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would check on line.
Andy K
December 11, 2015|
Response from Cmoontx | Reviewed this property |
The Sixth Floor Museum Wesite will have an answer regarding hours of operation. Plus much more information.