The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas

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Located in the building where Lee Harvey Oswald fired the three infamous shots that killed John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza examines the life, death, and legacy of the 35th president of the United States. The museum's exhibits use historic films, photographs, and interpretive displays to present the assassination in a historical context, drawing on government investigations that followed the event. This is the only place in the world where you can take a look through the very window on which Oswald leaned as he fired upon the presidential motorcade. Remember that only a limited number of visitors can enter at any one time, so be sure to book your timed-entry tickets well in advance. Plan a trip to Dallas easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • The place where he was shot by the President of the j. f. Kennedy from the outermost window in the penultimate floor, located in the very centre of the city of Dallas
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  • I'm old enough to have a clear memory of the JFK assassination and found this museum (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) a fascinating combination of flashbacks and totally new information. No...  more »
  • Great museum, well and tastefully done. Nice audio tour. Would be good for kids too. Good interactive videos showing limo route.  more »
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  • This museum is able to accommodate huge amount of guests. It has any sensible flow system. You can flow through areas throughout the sixth floor museum self guided. I enjoyed the fact that I could remain and explore areas that I thought were important. Best to explore when you’re not in a rush and take your time. If an area is too crowded just wait a few moments and chances are guests will move through. Great for conspiracy and non-conspiracy buffs alike!
  • This was my first visit to Dallas from NJ. And the sixth floor museum was my only must see attraction. And it did not disappoint. This was very informative. It takes you from when Kennedy is running for office up to when he was shot and present day. The audio tour guide was good as well. I wish more museums did this. I took one star off because of the lines and the no camera policy. There's two lines you have to wait through before you can actually enter the main exhibit. You can pass one line of you buy the tickets on the website. I get the camera policy. But it loses weight, when I look out the window and I see people take pictures of where JFK was actually shot. This should take you about two hours to complete which isn't so bad. Overall good experience.
  • Cool museum, came because I had an afternoon to kill and it seemed interesting and is a part of American history. Interesting displays with lots of photos. The audio tour was good, most of the information was on the panels so you could save a few bucks and just read it. They don’t allow photos on the sixth floor which is slightly obnoxious; they should at least allow you to take a picture along the windows adjacent to where Oswald took his shot.
  • Best option is to purchase tickets online then go. Great narration and history. Makes you feel like you were there. So much information. Only problem was the flow of people through each display and stop, way too crowded. But overall very nicely done.
  • Very detailed. Both sad and interesting at the same time. They have audio tours. I had problems with my headphones several times. I just finished the tour without them. See the place where Oswald fired his shots. Very chilling. We were there about 2 hours and could have stayed much longer to read everything but we had to travel. Worth seeing.

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