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Ways to Experience John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
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Reviewed yesterday

I feel this is something everyone can benefit from seeing-young and old. We weren't born when he was killed but it's one of those events that changed history. The whole place is beautiful and done so well. Several movies you can watch and give you some background on a couple of key moments in his short time as President, plus a look at some more personal items. Really made you wonder what might have been had he lived? It was very informative and price was super reasonable. We also visited on a rainy day which was perfect.

Thank Julie J
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Reviewed yesterday

You will experience a lot about this famous president. Just walk through the building and learn, or if you are a bit older - just remember that time epoke. If you want to dive into the history, some more time is needed. Don't forget to go down outside towards the see and have a look at his sailboat.

Thank KongHans1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed this moving museum and thought it was truly a must see for anyone visiting the area. Although it was very overcast and rainy the day we were there, the building is beautiful. The exhibits and movies at the museum were very good and we left know a bit more about JFK than we did before.

Thank vrappana
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For anyone interested in this period of American history, it's a must see. The Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis and that fateful day in Dallas that changed the course of history. If you're in Boston, this should be at the top of the list!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy day. Perfect thing to do when in Boston on a yuck day. Very interesting and lots to see. It’s not the best Presidential library but very nice. They’d already put his sailboat up for winter months. Would’ve been neat to see it. $14 each admission. Very reasonable. You can easily ride the T down to the T stop JFK / UMass stop and then catch complimentary shuttle to library

Thank E7451DGjennym
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must-see place while in the Boston area. It is an extremely interesting and well laid out facility. The staff on hand were very attentive and happy to give information to visitors. The introductory film was a good starting point. There were many exhibits detailing JFK’s political and private life. This is well worth the $14 entrance fee.

Thank nickss1
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is only a 15 minute drive or so from downtown but a highlight of any Boston visit. The IM Pei building is stunning and the exhibits are largely interactive and fascinating, whether you lived through the JFK years, as we did, or are simply trying to learn a bit about those special years (how did we ever get where we are today?). There are at least two very well done movies to watch as you work your way through the museum and a tasteful gift shop/book store as well. Highly recommended.

Thank berkshireshomeowner
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to experience the lives of John F. Kennedy and Jacquie Kennedy. Lots of movies and memorabilia of the White House and Jacquie's wardrobe.

Thank Evita_1957
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were debating on taking the trip out to the JFK Museum, but I am so glad we did. It was one of the best museums I have been to. Great layout and exhibits.

Thank Emily T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who actually lived and remembers the “60’s” the JFK library/museum is an inviting visit. The exhibits are excellent as they celebrate President Kennedy at his presidential best (as do all the related presendential venues). If you’ve got a second day in Boston go visit. The Boston metro system gets you close and they run a shuttle over to the venter. Guides and staff enhance your time there.

Thank HughS253
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