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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located in the former Texas School Book Depository where significant evidence of a sniper was found following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Museum presents the social and political landscape of the early 1960s, chronicles President Kennedy’s assassination and its aftermath, and reflects upon his lasting impact on our country and world. Open 7 days a week 10 AM-6 PM Tuesday-Sunday and Noon-6 PM Monday; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission includes audio guide, available in several languages: $16 for adults; $14 for seniors (65+); $13 for youth (6-18); children five and under are free or $4 with audio guide. The Museum Store + Café, located at 501 Elm Street, is open to the public daily, 9:30 AM-6 PM. Printable web coupon available in the "Special Offers" tab.
|Room Name||Dimensions||Ceiling||Sq. Ft.||Theater||Classroom Size||Banquet Capacity||Reception|
|7th Floor||X 14||4500.00||280||150||250||300|
Did Dallas deserve the moniker, “The City of Hate” following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963? Did the city’s pockets of extremism and paranoia of the time create an atmosphere where assassination of the president was possible? View the documentary, &l... more
Join us as we kick off the symposium, "When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness and the Responsibilities of a President," with a keynote lecture at The Sixth Floor Museum featuring syndicated columnist and lecturer Richard Reeves. Reeves is currently a lecturer at the University of Southern Ca... more
Coughlin was a U.S. Secret Service agent from 1961 to 1977 and served on the details of President Kennedy, President Johnson and Vice President Hubert Humphrey. He was part of the advance team for San Antonio on President Kennedy’s trip to Texas. Admission is $10 for program only or $5 when combined with Museum adm... more
A native of Germany, Ertle was an eyewitness to President Kennedy’s historic speech in West Berlin on June 26, 1963. She later moved to the United States and wrote a book about her early life, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, in 2013. Admission is $10 for program only or $5 when combined wi... more