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.

hours

Mon

closed

Tues

closed

wed

10am – 5pm

thu

10am – 5pm

fri

10am – 5pm

sat

10am – 5pm

sun

10am – 5pm

ADMISSION

ADULT

$18

SENIOR (65+)

$16

YOUTH (6-18)

$14

CHILD (0-5)

FREE

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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

School Visits

Group Visits

Museum Store

Accessibility

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.

Public transportation

The Museum is three blocks west from West End Station, which connects to all DART lines, and five blocks north of Union Station, which connects to the TRE to Fort Worth.

School Visits

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. 

Group Visits

The Museum is not able to accommodate group visits due to Covid-19 limitations. Please check back later for updates. To review our Reopening Guidelines, please click the button below.

Museum Store

Your purchase supports the Museum’s mission of connecting the past to the present for students, families, and visitors.

Check out the Bookstore after your Museum visit or shop a collection of unique products online any time at store.jfk.org.

Museum Accessibility

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. Certified 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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Special Installation: FRAGMENTS

Fragments presents architectural elements from the historic Texas School Book Depository building that explore the building’s 120-year history.

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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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