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Relive the Kennedy era in this dynamic combination museum and library, where your visit starts with a short film and then leaves you on your own to explore a series of fascinating exhibits, including the Kennedy-Nixon debate, the Cuban Missile...more
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We decided to take in this museum on the advice of another passenger on our cruise that had seen it. We spent about three hours there. It is very well done and very interesting. We were very impressed with the building and all the displays....More
Chosen by Jackie Kennedy to sit on Boston Harbor the JFK Presidential Library is amongst the best sites to see in historic Boston. Do not miss this trip back into the New Frontier of the early 60s and see artifacts from the era and how...More
what an amazing place! one would think he turned the clock back in time. since i was a teenager the JFK was shot, and remember the world stopping, this place has everything one would want to see on JFK and his Family.
This review is just for the library and not for the museum. The event was a discussion with author Nathaniel Philbrick. Very enjoyable as Philbrick talked of his love of water, Herman Melville, Nantucket and of course his books. His views on life were refreshing....More
Quite comprehensive displays. A great deal of historic information, The exhibits are very unique and interesting . We spent a long time looking around and learned a great deal. Plenty of convenient parking. Close to downtown.
Very easy to get to from South Station Boston and then a free bus service to the Library. A very well presented life story of JFK, as a young boy growing up, then the run for the Presidency and then a glimpse into his life...More
I’ve always admired President Kennedy so this beautifully constructed museum was a nice insight in on the early life of JFK. The gift shop is great and there’s a nice walking trail behind it with a lovely view of the ocean. I highly recommend it.
I have never visited a presidential museum before so this was quite the experience. I felt they did a fantastic job portraying the life of J.F.K. There is so much I didn't know and learned. The building was fabulous and the architect also did an...More
On your second or third trip back to bean town, the JFK Library would be worthwhile to see. It is a well laid out 'loop', starting with the introductory movie. Not the best of presidential libraries, and dwells a bit too much on the whole...More
Depends on your interest level and who is in your party. We spent 2 and a half hours there. It’s not a large library as others say. However, for a history buff like me, I looked at everything. And spent time outside taking... More
Depends on your interest level and who is in your party. We spent 2 and a half hours there. It’s not a large library as others say. However, for a history buff like me, I looked at everything. And spent time outside taking pictures and took a break in the cafe.