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The Sixth Floor Museum

411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
+1 214-747-6660
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots to learn, but it's word to me to have a museum gift shop selling memorabilia about someone's death.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum however my audio unit stopped working halfway through the tour. The seventh floor is an area to sit and watch video of the events unfolding. It was really enjoyable except for the large group of people who were...More

Thank Angie R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the second time i have been here and i still find it amazing. If you visit Dallas you must go here for a piece of history. You get a very detailed description of what happened on the day Kennedy was shot and the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is the actual Library from where Lee Harvey Oswald shot President Kennedy. You can walk up an look out the windows and see the actual route that the motorcade followed and stand at the window from where the shot was fired. They also...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum presents a remarkably well-organized and comprehensive review of one of the most significant moments in American history. It includes a thorough review of the context of the times. Individual headsets are provided that allow you to follow along at your own speed. That...More

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TheSixthFloorMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at The Sixth Floor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are glad your experience was such a memorable one. Thank you for visiting The Sixth Floor Museum.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wasn't even born when JFK was assinated but the story was so greatly told by so much information and the story of how changes occurred even after his death. The desegregation of society was one of his accomplishments of a great man seeing where we...More

1  Thank Greg S
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TheSixthFloorMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at The Sixth Floor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting The Sixth Floor Museum. We appreciate your review!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very informative tour on the sixth floor of the book depository. Well worth the admission fee if you take the time to study all of the information and listen to the audio! This is a good thing to do on a rainy afternoon. Avoid going...More

Thank Lynn B
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TheSixthFloorMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at The Sixth Floor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are glad you liked the audio guide. We love it, too! Thanks for your feedback.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The sixth floor museum was on the must see list for my friend, a history teacher, when she visited me from the UK. The experience is very well put together step by step frames of the fateful procession and then the rush to Parkland where...More

Thank Alison D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed by the lines even before it opened at 10:00 AM. The audio tour was informative. The timed entrance was smooth for us as we had pre purchased our tickets. Those who did not pre purchase had an extra 3 hour wait. In...More

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TheSixthFloorMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at The Sixth Floor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for sharing about your visit to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. We appreciate your feedback!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought I wanted to see this. I approached it like any tourist site. Something to mark off my list. Even walking up to the building I became overcome with sadness. This wasn’t the worlds biggest ball of twine. This is a place where events...More

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TheSixthFloorMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at The Sixth Floor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We hope your trip to The Sixth Floor Museum will have a lasting impression. Thanks for sharing!

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Bruce A
8 November 2017|
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Response from heathermcalister2 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that - I have only ever parked my car in the lot next to the museum. I would call the museum directly & ask them where to park. 214-747-6660
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Mireya V
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Response from Gene I | Reviewed this property |
Is not far from Love Field.
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Response from mogey2 | Reviewed this property |
The 30 minute time slots are for entry. Once you're in you can stay as long as you want. We were there at least 2 hours. There's a lot of reading and photos of the time to view. It's really worth the visit. Hope this answers... More
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