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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 747-6660
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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.

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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
7th Floor X 14       4500.00     280     150     250     300  
Visitor Center X       2000.00     50     50     70     100  

Dallas Times Herald 1963: Photographers Remember the Kennedy Assassination

November 18, 2014
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Category: JFK

What began as a routine assignment for Dallas Times Herald photographers William Allen, Darryl Heikes, Bob Jackson, and Eamon Kennedy quickly evolved into one of the most significant news stories of the 20th century. These photojournalists captured some of the most significant moments at Dallas Love Field, during the pre... more

Living History with J. Walter Coughlin

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

Living History with J. Elke Ertle

June 06, 2014 to June 07, 2014
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Categories: Lectures & Workshops | JFK

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

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325 North St. Paul Street, Suite 700 | Dallas, Texas 75201
214-571-1000 | 800-232-5527
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