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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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US$46.00*
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Step Back in Time

As you step off the elevator, you are taken back into the turbulent 60's. Original objects, newspapers, photographs, audio and video are used to educate you about the... read more

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As you step off the elevator, you are taken back into the turbulent 60's. Original objects, newspapers, photographs, audio and video are used to educate you about the controversies of the time and the events surrounding the Kennedy assasination. Definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in United States history.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Museum is where the presumed shooter was positioned when President Kennedy was assassinated. It goes back in history to show what was happening leading up to the event. The actual footage showing the assassination and the different theories about the shooter/s. It is worth seeing. The information is well presented and engaging. Get the headsets for sure!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recommendation for students. If you have studied and know the background and history of President J.F. Kennedy this tour will chill you to the core. Those that have don't know the sacrifice President JFK, they will hopefully acknowledge the patriotic passion, love and hope he gave many Americans during this difficult time in US history!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I was so young when Kennedy was shot, it was a very disturbing situation for my family. I never thought much of history or looking into what really happened that day. I've lived in the Dallas area for 12 years and have been to the museum 4 times with family and friends. Each time there is a new piece... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having studied quite a bit about JFK's administration and assassination, I expected that I'd not see too much I'd not seen before. However, that was not the case. Definitely a historic venue I'd suggest to bring your out-of-town visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting Dallas, we stopped in to see this museum - and glad we did. It was very well done, how they bring you through the entire time period of how he got elected, why they were in Texas, and what happened afterwards. There were alot of unique pictures, videos, and displays. Unless you're with a group, expect to wait... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this little gem of a museum. The audio tour, video and exhibits take you back to the 60's. It tells the story of JFK, what happened in Dallas and JFKs legacy. It brought tears to my eyes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this museum. It's definitely in my top 5 museums I've ever visited across the nation. I guess mainly because I love everything about the Kennedy's, they're such fascinating family. Take your time when exploring the museum it provides great insight and history surrounding that day. Be careful when you are finished. Many people try and take a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an excellent review of history. It gives you the history of JFK and how he died. There are many conspiracy theories and none of them are disproved here. A must for locals and tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love history, don't miss this. Actual film footage and well documented information on this historical event. You can see exactly where the shooter stood and what an clear view he had of the presidential motorcade.

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