John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Hyannis

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Browse through photos, videos, wall displays, and clips from former President John F. Kennedy's final months on Cape Cod at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum. The museum highlights Kennedy's time with his friends and family at their vacation home, with an exhibit focusing on the summer of 1963 to his assassination on November 22, 1963, and the family's subsequent days on Cape Cod. Housed in the former town hall building, the museum includes a statue titled "What Could Have Been," portraying JFK walking on the beach with his son, plus you'll find the Kennedy family tree. Parking is available behind the museum. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hyannis trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Excellent exhibit of private never before seen kennedy family photos. Museum is small but the presentation was very well thought out and displayed.  more »
  • Visited museum. Cost of $12 reasonable. Saw lots of photos that hadn't seen before which gave new insights into the Kennedys. Lovely video on Walter Cronkite. Well wort the visit.  more »
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  • Lots of cool facts about the life of JFK and his wife Jackie. Pretty small so you can go through the whole thing in less than two hours (an hour if you're a fast reader). You get to take in all the amazing photography by Jaques Lowe, who followed the Kennedy's through the entire campaign and presidency.
  • Wonderful hour spent reliving history of one of the greatest President's. Especially in our current political environment. Lots of wonderful pictures with historical context and a couple of small areas with videos. Overall it was a moving experience, glad I got the opportunity to see it.
  • Really enjoyed the museum. It was very informative and you can walk around at your leisure, take your time and discover what a great man President Kennedy was as well as his family. Definitely worth the price of admission. The walk round took about 45 mins so don’t plan your day around it.
  • Nice memorial about the Kennedy family. Although the main focus was on President Kennedy,, there were lots of photos of the entire Kennedy family. Plus, there was a Robert room and a Jackie room. If you're in the area, I highly recommend visiting.
  • A nice tribute, but a pretty lame museum. It offered very little artifacts and instead was just a quick walking tour of large photos. Oddly, they were very strict about not taking photos of their copyrighted exhibit. Who wants photos of photos??? I wouldn’t recommend it to others traveling to the cape.

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