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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
+1 214-571-1000
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The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-571-1000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are visiting the museum located nearby then this is a must. There are crosses placed in the road which show where JFK was shot. There is also a plaque and just being here and seeing this part of history is amazing.

Thank mel_rainbowchildcare
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Speaking from someone who visited from England! If you know or are interested in anything JFK related then a visit here is without doubt a must. Right next door to the 6th floor museum this area of land and the view from it will stick...More

Thank Logiboss
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my second trip to Dealey Plaza. It is amazingly not much different than what you see in the Zapruder film. There are some nice monuments but what is most amazing is how it hasn't changed. There is an x marked in the road...More

Thank russellensley
Reviewed 4 days ago

great spot to see the history of Dallas. plenty of people around, and not far from JFK Museum. nice features.

Thank RobW1111
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything is very clearly marked and explained. It is an important piece of American History. Do the 6th floor Museum with this because the two tie together.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a free extension of the Sixth Floor Museum and a must-experience after spending at least a couple hours in the museum. Many of the witnesses that terrible day were standing in this plaza as the President was shot on Elm Street.

Thank 627chuckm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fanstatic to see where it all happened, the grassy knoll, the x on the road where JFK was shot, had read the traffic is very heavy and its difficult to cross the road but we never experience this while here, was able to stand on...More

Thank FrequentTravellerCSA
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the most infamous pieces of road and grass in world history. The grassy knoll was much smaller than I envisioned it to be. The two bullet locations are marked with white "X's", apparently by vendors. We understood that one of them is not...More

Thank ccfc1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what to expect, but this ts a beautiful tribute to JFK. Beautiful water fountains, places to sit and reflect.

Thank cherylbE6142DH
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark site is a must see while in Downtown Dallas, Texas. We truly enjoyed seeing the whole area during our trip there in July 2017. Any part of the President John F. Kennedy Memorial site and this being a part...More

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18 July 2017|
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Response from Renee D | Reviewed this property |
No fee. We parked at a street meter that happened to have time remaining. 😄. Also, there's a museum STORE right at the corner that is fun. It has a squash penny machine! Yea! 4Qs and 1p.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would check on line.
Andy K
11 December 2015|
Response from Cmoontx | Reviewed this property |
The Sixth Floor Museum Wesite will have an answer regarding hours of operation. Plus much more information.