EXPLORE

The Museum chronicles the assassination and legacy of President Kennedy and explores the history of the 1960s through the collections, special events and programs.

COLLECTIONS

The Museum’s collections include more than 90,000 items related to the assassination of President Kennedy and its local and global aftermath, the legacy of the Kennedy presidency, and the turbulent culture of the 1960s.

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 & others in the community.

THE SITE

The Museum is located in the Texas School Book Depository building, within the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District. Learn more about the important history of this space, both before and after the assassination.

TIMELINE of the ASSASSINATION

Learn more about the events of the assassination in our interactive timeline.

SHARED MEMORIES

We invite you to read the personal messages and perspectives left in these pages.