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“The Truth, the whole truth, no nut cases”

The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository
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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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JFK Assassination and Museum Tour in Dallas
Ranked #2 of 239 things to do in Dallas
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Dallas, Texas
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“The Truth, the whole truth, no nut cases”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

No shot from the Knoll at this place, just the facts of President Kennedy's fateful day in Dallas, TX. Historically and accurately presented in a very tasteful style. Beware of the "know-it-alls" selling guides on the street, the facts are not accurate and all they want is your cash. Also, do not walk out onto Elm Street to get a better picture, you will get run over.

Visited January 2012
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Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Fun to visit in Dallas”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Driving up to the book depository and seeing just where President Kennedy was shot really makes an impact. From the Grassy Knoll to the view out the window up Elm and Down Houston street was interesting to ponder the idea of a separate shooter from the knoll. The monuments erected after the shooting seem odd from their visual appeal to their locations it's not what I thought a monument to President Kennedy would look like and does not compare the monuments erected in Washington DC for former presidents. Not sure what I expected but this is not it.

Visited February 2012
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Malmo, Sweden
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7 reviews
“Interesting tour at the 6th floor museum”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

I really liked the audio tour, but its a sad story...

Visited February 2012
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Southaven, MS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

It's a self-guided tour that is totally worthwhile!

Visited February 2012
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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Loved the 6th Floor Museum”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

I love history and the museum is very well done. I loved all the old photos. It takes you back in time. The hand-held remote tour is worth the money as it walks you through the displays without your having to read everyting

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