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See How the JFK Legacy Began!

This home is a must see for Presidential Homes, museums and site enthusiasts! This is the home... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca L
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Having been to Dallas to see where it ended, it was neat to see where it began. Little walking... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This home is a must see for Presidential Homes, museums and site enthusiasts! This is the home where JFK and his three siblings were born. I acutally took two tours here, the audio tour and then one with the park ranger.Rose Kennedy narrates the audio...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Dallas to see where it ended, it was neat to see where it began. Little walking required from the T stop to get here but worth it. Did a self tour rather than the guided tour and it was enough for me....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Located on a quiet neighborhood street not far from Harvard Street this historic house had a plaque commemorating it as JFK's house growing up.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Fun to walk the neighborhood, thinking that JFK had a pretty humble beginning. The trees on the block have grown out of their plantings into the street but cool to think they were there when the kennedys were.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

What an awesome tour! It wasn't busy when I came and I even had a whole tour by myself. Andrew, the tour guide, was very knowledgeable and debunked many of the conspiracy theories of the Kennedys that my grandparents tried telling me were true. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

The house where future President John F. Kennedy was born in 1917, is a highlight of my time in Boston. The house is in the Brookline district. Easy to get to on the Metro system, just take the line to Coolidge corner station, and it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

It doesn’t take longer than 60-90 min to visit this site. But, if you’re interested in the background and life of JFK, it was such an amazing sight home to see. And it sits in the middle of a beautiful neighborhood where families live. It’s...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

The tour was very informative and gave an appreciation for the times and area. The roaming through the house with the guide was helpful as we also have been the the museum in Hyannis.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

The rangers here are a necessity because you don’t know what the items in the house are otherwise. The self tour with the headsets are okay but the rangers in the rooms are much better at explaining things especially if you have questions about specific...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We went online ahead of time to check seasonal operating hours. Showed up on October 31st only to find out that the winter season started that day and not on November 1st as was posted. Walked the grounds and that was pretty cool. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 4, 2018|
Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only. Certainly a van can park.
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Tracy L | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, just over an hour would be right.
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Response from Chad O | Reviewed this property |
Google maps will take you right there.