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John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

Main Street and Market Street, Dallas, TX 75202
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This simple monument to the slain president was built on a plaza adjacent to the Texas School Book Depository building.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Main Street and Market Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Downtown Dallas
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see after the Sixth Floor Museum. It is a touching memorial for a president and man who embodied the service of his office

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the 6th Floor Museum first and learnt loads about the JFK assassination and the route his car took etc, so walking around the outside plaza and memorial afterwards made more sense regarding the crosses in the road, the grassy knoll etc. Very overwhelming...More

Thank T D B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Near Dealey plaza, the memorial is stunningly beautiful. The architecture of nearby buildings is awesome.

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A block away from Dealy Plaza is the JFK Memorial. Attached a few photos as I see it in 35mm black and white. Located on South side of Old Red Museum and alongside Elm Street which a block away leads into Dealy Plaza and X...More

Thank W9366VFrandys
Reviewed 1 week ago

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza is history come to life. X's mark the spots where JFK was shot and there are all sorts of characters with memorabilia and stories on the assassination.

Thank itsthetravelguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see for anyone while staying in downtown Dallas, Texas. It's a very special place in time that we'll never forget as to how it all happened. Don't second guess it as to should we spend the time doing the tour of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this space. I honestly love everything about it. American History is a subject I love. Being in this space is amazing. I was not alive when this event took place, but I find the mystery of it all fascinating. Lots of details can...More

Thank kelley1027
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what it was I was supposed to take away from it. Not stimulating to the patriotic soul, not much of anything.

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

To experience a tragic day in the history of the USA, November 22, 1963 one can relive it all as it has been preserved here at this site. Videos, films, photos and many memorabilia are all on display of what happened on that never-to-be forgotten...More

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to view, you could stand on the grassy knoll and see the road around where JFK motorcade drove, tons of other people were there too. You could see the Museum as well from the knoll. Shady and has an old building nearby.

Thank Rachel A
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Doug M
23 November 2015|
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Response from Patrick O | Reviewed this property |
Yep I went to the JFK Memorial Plaza while waiting for my tour bus to arrive. If you know the area so well then you know the tour company. To my family and myself the JFK Memorial seamed unfinished. And as you stated it is... More
4 September 2015|
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Response from AcaSusie | Reviewed this property |
Holiday Inn Express. That is where we stayed.
Hotel Harry
30 December 2014|
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Response from pstee0072 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know where the nearest one will be, but considering the size of this city, you'll be able to find one.