The Museum, located within the former Texas School Book Depository building, chronicles the life, assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

VISITING THE MUSEUM

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.

DEALEY PLAZA GUIDE

Explore the history of Dealey Plaza, both before and after the assassination, with this free interactive guide.

AT THE MUSEUM

Solidarity Now!

Solidarity Now! 1968 Poor People’s Campaign is a special exhibition that examines one of the most important grassroots movements of the civil rights era which culminated in a six-week, live-in demonstration on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., that attracted thousands of activists from across the nation. Protestors inhabited “a city of hope”—Resurrection City—on 15 acres between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial to call attention to the crippling effects of poverty for millions of Americans. 

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Blue Star Museum

As part of Blue Star Museums, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 21, 2022, through Labor Day, September 5, 2022. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star … Continued

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THE SIXTH FLOOR

The sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository was the primary crime scene for the assassination. Visitors will see historic images, news footage, artifacts and original evidentiary areas.

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EDUCATION

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.