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John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library

Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125
+1 617-514-1600
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125
+1 617-514-1600
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is very interesting. I learned quite a bit more about J.F.K. The museum is a fine testament to this man. It covers everything from his family's history, his early life through his presidency and beyond. Very well organized.

Thank NYY_FanIn_BOS_Nation
Reviewed yesterday

The JFK Presidential Museum was well done with lots of information about JFK and his family. There were a wide variety of videos as well as memorabilia from not only his time as president but from his childhood. I was pleased to find that his...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a great deal of history in the walls of this museum. There are also wonderful views at the end of the walking tour.

Thank Perudemisamores
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We live to learn, as no one knows it all. You may have read about JFK, as I have, but until you visit this library it is truly hard to understand where the man was coming from. The perspective of his view of the world,...More

Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 2 days ago

The library was almost empty when we visited it. Very interesting background on JFK, covering younger years to presidency. If you are in Boston, you must go! The best site we visited in Boston, and the views over the coast are lovely on a sunny...More

Thank Elbow89
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had no plans to visit this museum but had a great time. JFK's sailboat "Victura" is on displays for a portion of the year, and that was neat to see too.

Thank coachbagjunkie
Reviewed 3 days ago

We hadn't been to JFK library since it first opened . Having just visited the LBJ presidential library in TX, decided to revisit the JFK on a recent trip to Boston. This place is not to be missed. So much history. Very in depth as...More

Thank James P C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is really impressive and interesting. It's beautifully overlooking the river. Even the area around the museum is worth a visit.

Thank Marlene W
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and i spent a half-day there recently, and I wish we had had more time! I believe JFK was probably the first "TV era" president, and the exhibits did not disappoint! Seeing him and hearing him speak brought me back to Camelot!

Thank judyrohlf
Reviewed 6 days ago

First rate presidential museum which is easy to get to if you use the subway system (and a shuttle bus from the subway stop to the museum).

Thank DanInRuston
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Peggy O
We are traveling to Boston in early June. Do we need to buy admission tickets to the JFL Presidential Museum & Library before hand or can we just buy them at the door?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Canberra_Traveller | Reviewed this property |
Just walk in and pay with cash or credit card.
Mara G
How much time should we allow for a visit to the JFK Museum & Library? Do you think we can also see the JFK birthplace the same day?
18 August 2016|
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Response from Leon R C | Reviewed this property |
I would allow at least 3 or 4 hours as it is extremely interesting with much to see and understand!
Mary M
Admission fee
23 May 2016|
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Response from Peppiedoodle | Reviewed this property |
I believe the fee is $14 / $12 for Seniors / $10 Military