Forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District provides intriguing insight into this period of history. The area was named a National Historical Landmark in 1993 to preserve buildings, structures, and streets, which have been identified as possible assassin locations. Visit the associated museum in the book repository or view the contemporary JFK memorial. For Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and beyond, use our Dallas trip website to get the most from your Dallas vacation.
Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District reviews
I've always been obsessed with the Kennedys and to be here was eerie. I stood on the exact spot where JFK was fatally shot and had goosebumps on my arms. They have 2 X's on the street marking both..... more »
Do you know Dealey? I didn’t before visiting Dallas. He was a newspaper man but his plaza will always be associated with JFK’s assassination. It’s a piece of American history and worth a visit. more »
It was great to make history connections with my children. We arrived early and were able to cross the street and read the plaques to get a sense of what happened.The museum was not open. It would definitely help to watch a few documentaries and read a few books before coming without a museum tour.
A lot of history on this Grassy Knoll. We enjoyed reading the signs and wondering how our nation accepted that Kennedy was shot with a boomerang bullet. Given the location of his car and location of the accused shooter the bullet could not have struck him from the front.
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