Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

411 Elm St Dallas

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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

If you're exploring the Dallas Historic District, pay a visit to the Sixth Floor at Dealey Plaza to take a trip back in time to the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly known as the Texas School Book Depository.) The museum is located in the downtown Dallas neighborhood and overlooks Dealey Plaza at the intersection of Elm and Houston Streets. The Sixth Floor Museum showcases the life, times, death, and legacy of former United States President, John F. Kennedy. The museum is also located at the exact spot where John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Watch the video below for a quick tour of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

The Sixth Floor Museum shows historic films, photographs, artifacts, and interpretive displays that show John F. Kennedy's early life, the events of the assination, the reports by government investigations, and the historical impact of the tragedy.

The museum first opened on Presidents' Day, February 20, 1989. It was founded by the Dallas County Historical Foundation.

The Sixth Floor Museum also features a live view from the window Lee Harvey Oswald was standing behind when he shot John F. Kennedy. According to four government investigations, the President was shot and killed by Oswald on November 22, 1963.

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