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.
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.
Members enjoy the best of the Museum! You can join today for as little as $8.33 a month.
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.
Explore the history of Dealey Plaza, both before and after the assassination, with this interactive guide.
Educators can learn more about President Kennedy with special virtual and in-person experiences just for them throughout July.
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.
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.