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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.
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
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Reviewed yesterday

Dealey Plaza is at the location of the Assassination of JF Kennedy. The Plaza includes the Sixth Floor Book Depository, the building that Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President Kennedy from. The Plaza and "grassy knoll." Area are also a part of the park. This is...More

Thank 1BeachAficionado
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice plaza - slightly surreal being so close to the spot of JFKs assassination but a place to visit.

Thank Leigh P
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Reviewed yesterday

Without the sad events of American history that occurred here this would simply be a lovely plaza for a sunny day. But just after 12:30 on Nov. 22, 1963 it could no longer be just a lovely plaza. One cannot visit without a mix of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit if you are in Dallas, quite eerie and sad to visit when you think of once of the darkest days in American history.

Thank Jemkh
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sometimes you end up feeling more then you expected when visiting places that you have only heard about. Amazingly goosebumps type of place!

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Despite the terrible events tastefully commemorated by plaques in the street, it is a very nice plaza. You can see where Zapruder was filming, look up at the sight lines to the book building, though they are blocked somewhat as the trees have had many...More

Thank Sean R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the site where President Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963. I remember watching the event of that day and that entire weekend on a small black & White TV and to stand and walk through the same place 50 plus years later is...More

Thank SneakinDeacon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived through that fateful day that President Kennedy was shot, I was very interested in visiting Dealey Plaza. We spent almost 4 hours there reading the Placards and listening to the audio device which is included with the admission. I was physically moved to...More

Thank BrooklynDodgers13
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Markers on the road show the 2 shots that hit JFK. The Grassy Knoll and across the street are as they were then. Plaques on the side walk, grassy knoll and across from the depository marked positions of photographers with shots of the actual event....More

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s really too bad that such a beautiful area that was built to make people happy has been spiked by such a terrible event, but the fact is that the two will be intertwined forever. Unavoidable fact. Too bad, because it’s a nice space.

Thank SoxWin09
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snyder2177
10 February 2018|
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Response from daddymo2 | Reviewed this property |
At most a couple of blocks.
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lhargis
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
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Grammie_11
17 December 2016|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would check on line.
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