Dealey Plaza

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Dealey Plaza is a city park in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas. It is sometimes called the "birthplace of Dallas". It was also the location of the assassination of John F.

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Apr 4, 2024
Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Dallas. Immaculately preserved from the days of the Kennedy assassination. Apart from the Kennedy association, it provides a great view of Dallas especi… Full review by smrgeog
Mar 24, 2024
I wanted to see the area where John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I would advise visitors to just be careful because there were vehicles on these surrounding streets. There were many fountains, statue… Full review by TennisStar602
Mar 23, 2024
Texas Book Depository; grassy knoll; Elm Street; and all the rest. Easily accessible and largely unchanged. Worth going a bit further up from the JFK area too for some other Dallas history. Full review by Sammie-Jo69

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Opened:1890
Architect:Multiple
Architectural style:Chicago

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We are looking to find some good quality "soul food" in Dallas after visiting Dealy Plaza; any recommendations would be …
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We are looking to find some good quality "soul food" in Dallas after visiting Dealy Plaza; any recommendations would be greatly appreciated ;)
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I would post on the Dallas forum and one of the locals should be able to help.
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We have a one night stayover in Dallas so will only be there in evening & night hours. Is it possible (not ideal of course) …
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We have a one night stayover in Dallas so will only be there in evening & night hours. Is it possible (not ideal of course) to visit Dealy Plaza at night ??
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You could certainly walk the plaza in the evening as it is an open public area, you just couldn't visit the excellent museum at the book depository.
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Is the grassy knoll, book depository and museum within a walkable distance, for a self tour?
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At most a couple of blocks.
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We unfortunately have ran out of time to do the tour or the museum but we would like to come down and see the …
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We unfortunately have ran out of time to do the tour or the museum but we would like to come down and see the spot where JFK was shot. Is there a fee to do this?
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There is no fee at all for that, just what it will cost you to park. When I went last week I parked near the Reunion Tower and walked to Dealey Plaza, it only took about 7 or 8 mins and …
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There is no fee at all for that, just what it will cost you to park. When I went last week I parked near the Reunion Tower and walked to Dealey Plaza, it only took about 7 or 8 mins and the carpark was cheap and empty.
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Is there an Embassy suite hotel near this area?
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I don't know I would check on line.
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When is the Museum open?
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The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance.
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