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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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Address: 411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number:
+1 214-747-6660
Today
10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
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$ 46.00*
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Great place to visit, despite a 2hours waiting before entering, worth the wait! A lot of information about the politics, and different versions about the assassination, and you... read more

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Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great place to visit, despite a 2hours waiting before entering, worth the wait! A lot of information about the politics, and different versions about the assassination, and you can easily have more information if you want with the audioguide. Several languages, a lot of peaople but not crowded thanks to limitation of the amount of visitors. Must see in Dallas!

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's strange to see school tours led by teachers who are trying to explain to little kids the significance of the Kennedy assassination when they themselves weren't alive for the tragedy. Oh well, that's what happens when you get older. Those of us who can remember that day cannot afford to miss this museum, located on the site where Lee... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in 5th grade when JFK was assassinated, and I finally got to see the place where it took place. I enjoyed the visit more than I expected, and the audio headphones were a great benefit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our visit. Learnt so much about JFK and his unfortunate assasination. This museum is very busy and popular. Make sure you plan and book a time in advance. We tried to see it in the afternoon, but when we got there they had already sold out of tickets for the day. We managed to get tickets for the next... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Totally worth the time to see and hear all the fascinating information surrounding this tragic historical event.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a few things to note before headed out to the 6th Floor Museum. You must buy your timed tickets in advance. If you show up without ticket purchased at least 24 hours before your visit, you will be turned away. It is insanely expensive. It is expensive. You have a 30 minute window to get in. So it... More 

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The entries are all timed and in groups, so buy your ticket online to select the time you will be there. Even with that there will be a small wait as people queue up. As for parking, all the parking in the area cost money. Parking at the Museum itself currently is $7. We parked for free down by the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great must see - especially if you are into history. The exhibit is laid out well with a great amount of pictures and documentation. It is geared to make you think. Excellent photographs

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Amana, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought my ticket online after reading about the "timed entry" system they have. Printed it out with no problems. Found all day parking ($9.00) kitty corner across the street. I was almost an hour early for my entrance time so went in to ask staff where to kill some time. They said not to bother and let me in. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took guests from Delaware( Jan 18)...seems like the only time I "do Dallas" is when we have out of state guests. They loved it and the tour seemed so much better than the last time I went when it was crowded with visitors. It is inspiring, educational, and you can learn as much or as little as you would like.... More 

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