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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
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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$46.00*
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A great experience for all ages. We travelled with 2 teenage children and we all found it interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great experience for all ages. We travelled with 2 teenage children and we all found it interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Set up in such a way that you start at the beginning and end up living history. Truly puts you in the spot of the shooter. Great for a history buff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I are both in our late 20's and found this exhibit to be very interesting even though we were not alive during the JFK era. We especially liked that the exhibit took us "back in time" per say. We really liked they gave you your own set of ear phones and the tour was pre recorded. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we visited on a Sunday afternoon, the self guided audio tour was a great hit! I would recommend this stop for everyone!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think this place is a good visit for those interested in JFK's assassination. He is one of the most loved presidents of the US and the incidents during his assassination are certainly of interest. I think it is a bit overpriced for what you get as most of the things are either replica or just pictures. But good visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Historically moving...facts an theories abound after all these years. Go early lots of walking an exploration to do here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum does a great job laying the groundwork of the JFK assassination and it is truly moving to stand and look out the window of the 6th floor where the shots rang out that changed the world. Go to this museum---it is extremely well done and very powerful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Completely enjoyed visiting this place. If you're into history do not miss checking this place. Very organized.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worth the time if you're in downtown Dallas - I came as someone who was not alive when Kennedy was assassinated and with relatively little knowledge of the event. The museum was very enlightening, well laid out and with a free audio guide. It sets the mood of the early 60s when Kennedy was President and lays out the timeline... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a must when visiting Dallas it is informative and very popular as well you need to make a reservation to buy a ticket to go in as it sells out fast. gives a great history in pictures and films and a view from the actual window where they said Oswald shot the rifle killed JFK. after you see the museum... More 

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