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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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Address: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
Phone Number: +1 214-747-6660
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon 12:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building...

Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Online ticketing is now available through our website.

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US$15.99*
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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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US$46.00*
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Wow, what a place

We went on a Friday mid day- no lines, no wait- I was told by the clerk where you buy your tickets that Saturday is a really busy day. This is an extraordinary exhibit to say the... read more

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on a Friday mid day- no lines, no wait- I was told by the clerk where you buy your tickets that Saturday is a really busy day. This is an extraordinary exhibit to say the least. I was happily surprised when we were provided headphones and a device to listen to the tour as we went thru, it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the anniversary of JFK assassination which was pretty neat but I was a little disappointed they didn't make a big deal about it inside the museum. Since it was that day, it was very very crowded so a little hard to really enjoy it. However, I'm reviewing this with the thought of it not being so crowded.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good photographs and news articles to look through, as well as some artifacts like clothing items. Really interesting place to learn a bit about American history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tons of information. The museum addresses many conspiracies and appeared mostly unbiased, which we really appreciated. Very well constructed exhibit and informative. The only downfall is the limited space and had so many people once inside. We went on a weekend so I would highly recommend going on a weekday if possible so you get everything out of the exhibit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fortunately for us, we were here on the anniversary of JFK's assassination. The Sixth Floor Museum was very educational and I loved that you could progress through at your own pace with the narrated headphones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We will never truly know what happened that day. The conspiracy theorists have a good argument, so many people pointed towards the grassy knoll. The museum is accurate about its role that day, For many years before the museum there was a green circle painted on the window from where shots were fired. When you see everything your mind wonders,... More 

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A great experience for all ages. We travelled with 2 teenage children and we all found it interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Set up in such a way that you start at the beginning and end up living history. Truly puts you in the spot of the shooter. Great for a history buff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I are both in our late 20's and found this exhibit to be very interesting even though we were not alive during the JFK era. We especially liked that the exhibit took us "back in time" per say. We really liked they gave you your own set of ear phones and the tour was pre recorded. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we visited on a Sunday afternoon, the self guided audio tour was a great hit! I would recommend this stop for everyone!

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