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Sixth Floor Museum

Sixth Floor Museum located at the former Texas School Book Depository © Weatherdrew
Sixth Floor Museum located at the former Texas School Book Depository © Weatherdrew

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is commemorated in the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza where the 1963 shooting took place. Most chilling of the exhibits is the window area in the former Texas School Book Depository building from where sniper Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly fired the fatal shots at the 35th President's motorcade. The museum also documents Kennedy's life and legacy, featuring more than 20,000 artefacts and a large amount of archival material, recreating the social and political climate of 1963. A granite marker at the corner of Houston and Main Streets outside shows where Kennedy was assassinated and a memorial stands in nearby John F. Kennedy Plaza.

Address: 411 Elm Street, Dealey Plaza, Dallas

Website: www.jfk.org

Telephone: +214 747 6660

Opening times: Monday 12am-6pm, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm