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The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository

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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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grassy knoll” (521 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202-3301
+1 214-747-6660
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This trip has had a cloud over it, and the "visit" to the museum was no different. I arrived at the gift/ticket office at 3:55pm. No big deal, or so I thought. Tickets were all sold out for today but I could purchase for tomorrow,...More

Thank zapprint
Reviewed yesterday

A must see when in Dallas and relive a part of the history. The venue is very well maintained and gives you a frame by frame account of the historic day and also the life and popularity of JFK. The audio tour is very well...More

Thank Ramachandran V
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must if you are in Dallas. Just standing in the grassy knoll gave me goose bumps. I learned alot and really enjoyed that is was a self tour. I was able to go through it at my pace and not have to...More

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see when in Dallas. I suggest the audio tour while you see a lot but you can hear things that only what the audio tour. Takes about 4-5 hours but it is a Great thing to do when you are down...More

Thank kentgalyon1959
Reviewed 2 days ago

The audio tour could have so much better if there weren't so many people and the layout of the museum was better to accommodate all the people. The audio tour takes you to numbered displays and some were in small alcoves. For example, three different...More

Thank ofallon
Reviewed 2 days ago

The sixth floor plaza museum has been created on the actual floor of the old Texas book store depository where the president of the United States of America was shot from. The set up of the museum of where you get a running commentary from...More

Thank Kevinscottgold
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a surprisingly well done historic museum in downtown Dallas. There is $10 parking right next to the building, and when we went on a Thursday afternoon, there was no one in line for tickets (which are $16 and include audio). I originally figured...More

Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is a must!! We got the Dallas City Card and waltzed past the long lines to enter for free! The museum is laid out really well although it gets congested with people standing in front of exhibits, listening to the audio tour. Allow...More

Thank MarlsCass1969
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well preserved memorial of that fateful day in US history. Life of JFK in ever changing collage of pictures and videos. A must see if you get a chance to visit Dallas. Very good museum store at exit of tour as well. Also has an...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It shows you everything of the most dramatic events to happen in 1963, and it's a must visit in Dallas.

Thank Callum H
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i will be transitting through DW airport so will have my carry on bag with me when I visit. Is there somewhere i can store the bag here eg cloak room?
9 April 2017|
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Response from K H | Reviewed this property |
sorry I do not know.
Kris Y
Are there recommendations for restaurants nearby?
30 January 2017|
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Response from 36michele | Reviewed this property |
Hard Rock is around the corner. There is a spaghetti warehouse. There also is a fancy steakhouse in the area.
Would you say it would be fine for small children? I have a three year old and two year old who obviously won't understand what we are looking at, but I would really like to see the museum, but not if its a super quiet atmosphere where we will be disturbing others.
29 January 2017|
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Response from Aussie001Sydney | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good place for small children. The museum is quiet and reflective.