The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, and interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

The Museum is located on the sixth and seventh floors of an early 20th-century warehouse formerly known as the Texas School Book Depository.

The permanent exhibit features films, photographs and artifacts that chronicle President Kennedy's life, death and legacy. Temporary exhibits can be seen on the seventh floor.

The Museum offers monthly programs, special events and educational resources. While you're here, we invite you to visit both Museum Stores and to explore the Reading Room, the Museum's extensive library of books, audiovisual resources and artifacts.

The Museum is open Monday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free audio guides are included with exhibit admission and are available in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Japanese and a Family version (English only).

Exhibitions and events

John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation

Permanent exhibition

On November 22, 1963, the Texas School Book Depository building was the focus of the world's shock, grief and outrage when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza. John F. Kennedy...

Educational programs

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