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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

So glad I took the time to visit this landmark, and see all the historical pieces and articles marking such a sad time in our countries history

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can still walk in this plaza and see things as they were in 1962. There is even an x on the road marking where Kennedy received that fatal shot. The plaza has fountains and a statue of the influential Dealey. Great view of the...More

Thank tjstech03
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I must see while in Dallas. This is where President Kennedy was shot. Go Through the museum. It's worth the time.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I think If you do not be here you has not been in Dallas. It is impressive because of the history keypoint. It was interesting that 2 or 3 men meet the turists and give them information about the Research on the Kennedy Gate, selling...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stand on the grassy knoll and imagine the scene. At the base of the area one can see two "X"s in the street's pavement. These designate where JFK's limo was when the shots hit him & Governor Connelly. People pose in the street and cars...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get chills walking around here and reliving that fateful day in Dallas. An X marks the spot in the road of the JFK assassination. Witnessed several people almost get hit by cars trying to get a selfie in middle of street. There are...More

Thank maconMouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, there's the history, but there is also the present day. History first: I was struck by how small the area is. The distance from The Book Depository to the spot where JFK was hit is not far at all. You will be stunned...More

Thank Uberic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen this place in pictures since that fateful day in 1963, but to stand here is a truly moving experience. This is a truly moving experience I will never forget. You must see this.

Thank Goldwingtriker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the site where Dallas first began. In this area was built the first house, post office, etc. Its an area that honors those who came before us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked around Dealey Plaza for about a half an hour. Gotta go to the museum first so you can get some perspective on where everyone was and the logistics of the event. Of course gotta see the grassy knoll

Thank news37
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Stephanie N | Reviewed this property |
The plaza itself is free to walk around. Same with the monument built in remembrance of JFK. The 6th floor library museum has a fee but you can find a groupon or living social for it. everything is in walking distance to... More
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.