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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

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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.
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really interesting Landmark, with some memorials to JFK, and the photographer who captured his last moments of life.

Thank yell847
Reviewed 5 days ago

This monument is a bit understated, especially by comparison to what is in Fort Worth (Kennedy's earlier stop in Texas). But it is worth seeing if you are in the area.

Thank the2harrows
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is amazing and weird at the same time being on the spot that marked a before and after in the history of the US. You cannot describe how does it feel like. You have to experience it yourself.

Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really captivating piece of history at Dealey Plaza. We arrived an hour and a half before the museum closed and it was quite quiet and we were able to move through easily enough. Make sure you head outside after the museum to see the Grassy...More

Thank L4418SZac
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even if you are not a history buff or conspiracy supporter it is worth the visit. It was an erie and yet humbling experience knowing the events that took place here. Extremely different seeing it all in person. I wanted to do the 6th floor...More

Thank JoJoNiss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good fun and we got some fun photographs. Not too busy but we did visit late morning early afternoon.

Thank 960kristiee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is untouched since 1963 and for someone who wasn't born yet it was fantastic taking it all in. The crowds in the area and knowledge people were sharing were great. Very enjoyable.

Thank Chiovitti
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to the book depository, you must walk down to Dealey Plaza. It was very eerie seeing the X's on the blacktop where the shots were fired. The grassy knoll sure looks like a spot where someone could have taken the fatal...More

Thank Drstock55
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always exciting to visit these sorts of places after having seen them so many times in movies and on television. I found it surprising how small the plaza was even after having seen footage so many times. Stop by Dealey Plaza if you...More

Thank Philobedoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history makes this a must go location...still bustling as it's right in the middle of things, but there's an air to the place. Buskers selling conspiracy theory books...talk to them, it was pretty interesting regardless of where you land on it. Take some time...More

Thank Tigaudi
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RPDinner
September 11, 2018|
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
TGI Fridays, & next to it is a nice Mexican
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RPDinner
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Sean R | Reviewed this property |
You could certainly walk the plaza in the evening as it is an open public area, you just couldn't visit the excellent museum at the book depository.
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snyder2177
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Joel M | Reviewed this property |
At most a couple of blocks.
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