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“Very informative”

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Ranked #7 of 209 things to do in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: One of Texas’ most visited historic sites, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The Museum is in the former Texas School Book Depository building, where evidence of a sniper was found after the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Much of the exhibit space looks as it appeared in the 1960s. Highlights include a sniper’s perch, the FBI model used by the Warren Commission, an original teletype machine that first transmitted news of the president’s death, Oswald’s wedding ring, historic films, photos and more. An interactive display overlooks Dealey Plaza. Admission includes an audio guide, available in eight languages including ASL. The museum is open daily in 2018 except Christmas. Timed tickets can be purchased in advance at jfk.org.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Arrived an hour before it opened. Glad I did because you are given a timed ticket and I got the last one for 10:00(opening). Purchase your tickets across the street at the museum store/café. A little crowded, but did not hinder my enjoyment of the audio tour. A group of high school aged kids were there at the same time and unfortunately several of them were rude and disrespectful to others in the museum.

Thank EpriseMan
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

We live in Dallas and take all of our friends and family to this musum when they come to town. I always enjoy seeing it again. It is extremely informative especially when listening to the audio headsets. I always seem to find something new on every visit which I was not aware of on my past visits. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The sixth floor museum was a great tour. You are given an audio tour that takes you briefly through his life, but rather quickly moves onto the Texas trip and JFK's assassination. I did not live through this when it actually happened but as someone who has an interested in history I really enjoyed it. We also added on the out door walking tour. Which was a fantastic supplement to the sixth floor museum.

It is a must do!

Be aware they they do not allow any photography on the sixth floor.

Thank 27michaelm
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nothing really new that can't be read about elsewhere, but it does provide
a concise summary of events and best of all allows you to see exactly where
Oswald fired from and where the President's car was when he was hit. Gives a great perspective to what you have read about for years. Worth the trip.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Went here while on my business trip with my sister and we both enjoyed it a lot. My sister is an avid JFK fan and all of the exhibits where so educational and very emotional. Outside the spot where JFK was assasinated is marked along the grassy knoll. This is a must visit not only for the tragic events that took place but also to see how one man made such a difference in the world this exhibit is a great tribute to American history would definantly go back again

Thank Hollyg1113
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