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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Dealy Plaza

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Take a look through the Texas School Book Depository windows, where it’s been thought Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated the former President.


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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

411 Elm St.

Dallas

214–747–6660

www.jfk.org

Hours:  M noon–6 p.m., Tu.–Su. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Price:  Adults $16, Seniors(65+) $14, Youth(6-18) $13, Children (under 5) Free

Type:  Monuments & Historic Sites

Step into American history at the Sixth Floor Museum at Peavey Plaza. Formerly the Texas School Book Depository, where Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated JFK from the sixth story window in 1963, it’s now home to a museum chronicling the 35th president’s life, death and legacy. The sixth floor of the building is set up to mirror its appearance during the assassination and it overlooks the grassy knoll and route that was used for the President’s parade on that fateful day. In the exhibit you’ll find artifacts, photographs, films, and a reading room, along with audiovisual resources and artifacts. Before you leave, be sure to check out the museum store, which is full of books on the president and the first lady and other typical souvenirs. The JFK Memorial is located two blocks away on Main and Market Streets, so make a stop there following your visit to this historical site.

32.779671
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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm St.
Dallas
Dallas-Fort Worth
75202
214–747–6660

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