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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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You will experience a lot about this famous president. Just walk through the building and learn, or if you are a bit older - just remember that time epoke. If you want to dive into the history, some more time is needed. Don't forget to...More
We really enjoyed this moving museum and thought it was truly a must see for anyone visiting the area. Although it was very overcast and rainy the day we were there, the building is beautiful. The exhibits and movies at the museum were very good...More
For anyone interested in this period of American history, it's a must see. The Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis and that fateful day in Dallas that changed the course of history. If you're in Boston, this should be at the top of the list!
We visited on a rainy day. Perfect thing to do when in Boston on a yuck day. Very interesting and lots to see. It’s not the best Presidential library but very nice. They’d already put his sailboat up for winter months. Would’ve been neat to...More
This is a must-see place while in the Boston area. It is an extremely interesting and well laid out facility. The staff on hand were very attentive and happy to give information to visitors. The introductory film was a good starting point. There were many...More
This is only a 15 minute drive or so from downtown but a highlight of any Boston visit. The IM Pei building is stunning and the exhibits are largely interactive and fascinating, whether you lived through the JFK years, as we did, or are simply...More
As someone who actually lived and remembers the “60’s” the JFK library/museum is an inviting visit. The exhibits are excellent as they celebrate President Kennedy at his presidential best (as do all the related presendential venues). If you’ve got a second day in Boston go...More
Well worth a visit, especially if like me, you can remember what happened during JFK’s years. His values were ahead of his time. I would also recommend lunch in the restaurant/cafe which was tasty and very reasonably priced.
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.