Jan 23 - Feb 19

Mourning a President – A special exhibit on the funeral of John F. Kennedy, reflecting the day the world stood still.


One of the most visited historic sites in Texas, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is featuring a must-see special temporary exhibit this season. Focused on the November 25, 1963 funeral and burial of President John F. Kennedy, "Mourning A President" explores how a grieving nation paid its respects and the elaborate plans of the country's most momentous funeral since Abraham Lincoln's. The Kennedy funeral left indelible impressions on millions of people around the world, from the powerful image of the president's casket in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to the simple sadness of a young boy saluting his father one last time. The exhibit includes the 15-foot-long flag that flew at half-staff above the Senate Wing of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. along with the St. Matthew's Cathedral funeral program, mass cards, eulogies, photos, film footage, funeral remembrances from around the world and notes from Jacqueline Kennedy about how the funeral was to be arranged.


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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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Upcoming Dates & Times

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Daily through Feb 19
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$13-$16; includes all exhibits