Kent Barker Collection / The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Senator Kennedy announces his candidacy for President of the United States.
Listen to an excerpt from the oral history interview with Jacques Lowe, the Kennedys' personal photographer for many years, by clicking "Find out more."
Image: Kennedy's presidential campaign button features his face on a background of red, white and blue stripes.
Wed–Sun | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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The Museum, located within the former Texas School Book Depository building, chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Plan your visit today!
The main exhibit, John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation, is on the Sixth Floor. Special exhibits and public programs are presented on the seventh floor.
Explore one of the most important grassroots movements of the civil rights era in Solidarity Now: 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. Included with Museum admission.
The Museum’s collections include items related to the assassination of President Kennedy, the legacy of the Kennedy presidency, and the culture of the 1960s.
Join us at the African American Museum on February 11 for a discussion with civil right leaders Diane Ragsdale and Marilyn Clark. Moderated by Vicki Meek.
Members enjoy the best of the Museum! You can join today for as little as $8.33 a month (with a 12-month commitment).
February 4 | Members of the Museum are invited to a private tour of Solidarity Now! with Curator Stephen Fagin.
Explore the history of Dealey Plaza, both before and after the assassination, with this interactive guide.
This special exhibition eplores one of the most important grassroots movements of the civil rights era – the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968.
Our education efforts advance the Museum’s commitment to outreach, engagement and learning by a diverse public, and fulfill a responsibility to empower students, teachers and others in the community.