Plan Your Visit
The Museum, located within the former Texas School Book Depository building, chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The main exhibit, John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation, is on the sixth floor.
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.
Parking & Directions
Where to park
The Museum is located at 411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202.
Paid parking is conveniently located adjacent to the Museum. Parking fees vary per lot. No oversized vehicles or buses allowed.
The Museum is offers limited in-person weekday school tours. Visit the School Tours page for more information or submit a School Request Form.
To qualify as a school group, you must meet the following criteria:
- Group must be a K-12 or college class
- Students must receive a grade for the class affiliated with the field trip
- Extracurricular clubs/activities/groups and sports teams do not qualify
- Be from an accredited school or home-school group
- Minimum number to qualify for school group discount: 20 students
- Must schedule a minimum of three weeks in advance.
All levels of the Museum are accessible to wheelchair users and others with special needs. An accessible ramp is located at the northwest corner of the Museum. Wheelchairs are available for guests in the Visitors Center on a first-come, first-served basis. Handicap parking is available in the Museum lot, directly adjacent to the Museum, for the standard parking fee. All Museum restrooms have fully accessible stalls. Service animals, as defined by the ADA, are welcome.
The Museum is committed to being as accessible as possible to all guests. Please call 214.747.6660 with any additional questions.
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