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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%
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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-571-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is just like the photos and provides a panorama view of the key areas in the JFK shooting. Free to visit and there is a public car park adjacent for $8. We fid this after the Book Depository museum which really set the scene...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience to stand in the very spot where history changed the course of the nation. One should avail themselves of this.

Thank NLS336
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip the 6th floor museum if you're old enough to remember the assassination. Walking around Dealey Plaza is much better; you can get a sense of how close Oswald was to the motorcade. Dealey Plaza itself was built with WPA funds in the 1930s.

Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The memorial is nicely done. Area is much smaller than I had thought. Looked so much bigger on film and video I had seen through the years.

Thank KnW1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess it's a little morbid that thousands of people daily flock to the place where JFK was assassinated, but it's that piece of US histroy that you must see in Dallas. There's vendors there who can tell you all about what happened on that...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned about Dealey Plaza....very respectful people milling around. I am glad we went and just looked around.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not even in school yet when President Kennedy was killed. I can't remember what I learned in school about him but this museum and historic landmark surrounded me in the Kennedy era and brought me to the moments of the shooting. To see...More

Thank Lissy0717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skip the museum and spend your time here. Its free and way more intriguing than the 6th floor. There are street vendors and tourist people that will tell you all you need to know including different theories. Its interesting.

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice. Can be crowded. If the assassination has not occurred here, most would not come here. Beautiful grassy area and knoll. Sad to say the history of the area brings people here.

Thank R5493AMrichards
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be honest. It was a little eerie walking around Dealey Plaza. They've got "X"s on the road where Kennedy's motorcade was for each shot. You also get a good understanding of the positioning of everything from where Oswald was to where the motorcade traveled....More

Thank thewifeandioncation
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18 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
11 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.