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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
+1 214-571-1000
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The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grassy knoll” (380 reviews)
“book depository” (138 reviews)
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-571-1000
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Reviewed yesterday

I have seen pictures of this place for as long as I can remember. It was quite an experience to be there in person. You can read about the JFK assassination, and even watch the famous film, but it is something very different to be...More

Thank N6454VLlaura
Reviewed yesterday

There's something magical about Dealey Plaza and the Dallas iconic landmarks surrounding. I took a group of friends on a run/ tour of Dallas at 6am and stopped at Dealey Plaza right before sunrise and the view was breathtaking. This landmark brings so many emotions...More

Thank VeronicaTorres
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a revelation to visit Dealy Plaza, to walk in the place where history was made and indelible photos were recorded.It is free to walk the grounds. I highly recommend that you not only tour the plaza but visit The Sixth Floor Museum. The...More

Thank suzzyf
Reviewed 2 days ago

‘Ello chaps! X marks the spot in Dealey Plaza where American history was changed for ever. Dealey Plaza is a city park in downtown Dallas where President John F Kennedy was assassinated November 22, 1963. There is no admission fee required to see the sites...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Dealey Plaza Historic District was named a National Historic Landmark in 1993 to preserve Dealey Plaza, street rights-of-way, and buildings and structures by the plaza visible from the JFK assassination site, that have been identified as witness locations or as possible assassin locations.

Thank joeinfx
Reviewed 5 days ago

It hurts to remember if you are old enough and good to learn about your countries significant events. Take the time to stop and look and feel.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 6 days ago

Seeing the road, the X in the road where each shot struck President Kennedy, looking up at the window, looking over at and standing on the grassy knoll all makes it so much easier to understand the events of that day in 1963. Reading about...More

Thank MJWalsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve seen several documentaries and the video of President Kennedy’s assignation a million times but being in the plaza gives a very eerie perspective.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site is one of those places that you ‘must see’ if you’re visiting Dallas for the first time but really there isn’t much there. A small monument and crosses in the road showing where the gunshots hit. It’s a place to show your respects...More

Thank Eaglet64
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only well understand the historic importance of this place when you visit the nearby museum on the 6th Floor... combine and get to know the content of what happened here in the 60s.

Thank maartenw2016
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Stephanie N | Reviewed this property |
The plaza itself is free to walk around. Same with the monument built in remembrance of JFK. The 6th floor library museum has a fee but you can find a groupon or living social for it. everything is in walking distance to... More
18 December 2016|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I would check on line.
Andy K
12 December 2015|
Response from Cmoontx | Reviewed this property |
The Sixth Floor Museum Wesite will have an answer regarding hours of operation. Plus much more information.