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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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Address: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
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+1 214-747-6660
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12:00 - 18:00
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Mon 12:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building...

Located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) from which Oswald fired those infamous shots, this historic exhibition chronicles the life, times, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Online ticketing is now available through our website.

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US$ 15.99*
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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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US$ 48.00*
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Somber walk through history

A thorough lesson of a great man and pivotal time for this nation. So much information to digest and understand. Take your time and submerge yourself in history.

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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived only an hour before closing time (18h00 I think) so it wasn't possible to 'see it all'. But the sixth floor itself was very interesting. Would've loved to be able to see the rest as well. Maybe next time.

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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A thorough lesson of a great man and pivotal time for this nation. So much information to digest and understand. Take your time and submerge yourself in history.

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Thank Todd L
Ipswich, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a exhibit important to the history of USA and around the world but still does not give a definitave answer to his death still after 50 years, guess we will never know. Interesting.

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Thank agn610
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The famous joke shooting location is really interesting and the location of where the alleged shots were fired has been preserved. You can't take any photos on the 6th floor but it is a good place to visit. The actual places where the shots hit jfk have been marked into the road too.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

very interesting exhibit, but no pictures allowed. This was very disappointing. How are we to share with others our experience.

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Henniker, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lot of us who were young adults when JFK was shot will never forget where we were and what we were doing at that time. Visiting this museum was so emotional an event for me that I still have trouble talking about it because it brought back a lot of memories. I worked in Washington DC then and was... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being fairly young when this event happened, I do recall the sadness of the world, my being let out of school on the day of the funeral and watching it fully. This has always been a place that I had wanted to visit. I learned a few things, here. No picture taking on the 6th floor! (which is actually a... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't think there was enough content to warrant a long visit, but I was sorely mistaken. It was a 2.5 hour visit and worth every minute of it...especially if you're not well-learned on President Kennedy's assassination.

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Centreville, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The creators of this museum did a fabulous job, tells the entire story of the tragedy. Highly recommend this visit. Arrive early and take your time. It takes over an hour.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a trip down memory lane as we clearly recall the day the sad news was broadcast around the world. All these years later people still flock to this museum to learn the detail of this event. The headset information and displays were excellent.

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