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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

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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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500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521
Downtown Dallas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Surprising how small the area actually is. You can listen to conspiracy buffs and their reason for their beliefs, selling videos and publications about the event that changed America.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the sight where President Kennedy was hit by the assassins bullets. America lost a great President that would have done much for our country. He challenged the status quo and paid for it with his life. Perhaps, we were not ready but President...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 466carym
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an historic landmark and sooo worth going to especially the JFK enthusiasts. Go behind the fence where the shot that killed the president came from. See the X on the road.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank roswellstyles
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting area downtown Dallas about JFK assassination. Easy to walk to from convention center I was attending.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adaniel65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to hear all about President Kennedy assignation The route was clearly and well marked Out. People were very keen to reenact the story.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tricia13mc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This plaza is an area that the history of the United States Presidency changed forever and started the Kennedy Curse. You can survey the area and see the angle of the window and where the bullet bounced off to the overpass. The area has not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joefocht53
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see and do area while you are in Dallas. It gives you a perspective on where Kennedy's car was travelling and turning onto Elm street when he got shot from the depository building. The plaza was erected well before the incident,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A sad chapter of our history. My kids were educated and captivated by the place where our president was shot. Sad place but very well kept.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidfE454XR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved to Dallas in 1980 and yet never visited the Dealy Plaza even though we’ve driven by several times. Fnallywedecidec to go downtown for lunch and check it out. What is amazing to us is that it looks like the pictures from 1063 with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bwannan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once we went to The Sixth Floor, the JFK Museum, we love to go to Dealey Plaza. Just sat near the pool to look around.. people, birds, Mr Dealey statue.. Also, imagine or re create how things happened. It was a relaxing experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
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RPDinner
11 September 2018|
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
TGI Fridays, & next to it is a nice Mexican
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RPDinner
30 August 2018|
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Response from seanr296 | Reviewed this property |
You could certainly walk the plaza in the evening as it is an open public area, you just couldn't visit the excellent museum at the book depository.
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snyder2177
10 February 2018|
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Response from Joel M | Reviewed this property |
At most a couple of blocks.
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