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The Sixth Floor Kennedy Museum

411 Elm Street Dallas TX 75202

Title: The Sixth Floor Kennedy Museum

Category: Area Attractions and Pro Sports Teams

Phone Number: 214-747-6660


“History, after all, is the memory of a nation.”  Little did JFK know that his quote would come to life with his death. In November of 1963 President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas and thus began the memory of a nation. Housed in the former Texas School Book Depository Building, the museum examines the life, death and legacy of President JFK.

Mission: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.

The permanent exhibition, “John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation,” features hundreds of photographs, documentary films and artifacts from the early 1960s documenting the events of November 22-25, 1963, the world’s response to President Kennedy’s assassination, major investigations and President Kennedy’s legacy.

Open daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  Hours are: Monday noon to 6:00 pm. Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Get ticket prices here.

Photo courtesy of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.