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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  • Do yourself a favor and order your tickets online, this will save you the trouble of sitting in two separate lines. The line to purchase tickets can be just as just as long as the line to get... 
    Do yourself a favor and order your tickets online, this will save you the trouble of sitting in two separate lines. The line to purchase tickets can be just as just as long as the line to get...  more »
  • Small, yet informative museum. As some other reviews have stated, there is a quite a bit of text to read. But I felt like there was a decent amount of images, video, and artifacts to balance it out... 
    Small, yet informative museum. As some other reviews have stated, there is a quite a bit of text to read. But I felt like there was a decent amount of images, video, and artifacts to balance it out...  more »
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  • Historic museum! It tells a great story about the assassination of JFK! It really provides thorough explanations and narratives and sets up the actual location of the gunman. The surrounds are also nice to explore. I’d recommend arriving thirty mins before your appointed museum ticket time to check out the X spots and take photos. I recommend the earliest time for museum as it is nice and quiet! There are lots of tourists! Parking is $12 for all day basically. Tickets are only purchased online so be sure to buy it online beforehand!
  • They were sold out couldn't get into the museum but we walked around outside and talked to some of the street vendors. It was an interesting experience. I took 3 kids agreed 4, 13, and 17. My 17 year old was the only one who seemed interested. My 4 year old liked the water and steps for jumping.

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