John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

Enter your dates to find available activities

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Dallas: JFK Assassination and Sixth Floor Museum Tour

    1. Dallas: JFK Assassination and Sixth Floor Museum Tour

    Explore the history and the world of conspiracies around the tragic assassination of former president John F. Kennedy. Travel to Dealey Plaza, where you can look out over the Grassy Knoll where the assassination took place. The tour includes museum tickets to the Sixth Floor Museum located in Dealey Plaza. From there, head to the John F. Kennedy Memorial. The memorial is surrounded by soaring concrete walls that appear to float, capturing the feeling of loss felt around the world following Kennedy’s assassination. End your tour by visiting the home of Lee Harvey Oswald. Learn about the conspiracies around Oswald before being dropped off in downtown Dallas.

    If you like “living history” that you can walk among and see/feel, this is a MUST! Lots of great, not commonly known, facts about the Assassination event. Plus, a very helpful tour of Dallas. If you have 4 hours to spend while in Dallas, this is a MUST DO!

  • Dallas: Haunted Walking Tour with Dealey Plaza

    2. Dallas: Haunted Walking Tour with Dealey Plaza

    Enjoy this spooky walking tour and learn the history behind famous Dallas locations. Encounter history and the paranormal, and hear stories of the spirits who still linger. Visit Dealey Plaza, site of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Hear chilling tales of haunted encounters. Visit the Old Red Museum, location of numerous executions in the past. Learn the history of the John Neely Bryan cabin, and find out why voices and giggling can still be heard. Encounter other terrifying stories as you see the sights of Dallas in a different light. Experience the spooky side of Dallas as your guide shows you its haunted streets.

    Dalton was an amazing tour guide. Made the tour fun and was very informative. I learned some new pieces of history that I wasn’t aware of that had happened in Dallas. 10/10 would recommend

  • Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour

    3. Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour

    Begin the walking tour in Founders Plaza at the Old Wooded Cabin. Learn about the origins of the city Dallas and how it became the 5th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Then, walk to the JFK Memorial, a somber white cenotaph that reflects the emptiness and despair that Americans felt when they heard the news. Discover the untold story of Jackie Kennedy's immense suffering after witnessing her husband's tragic demise. Continue to Dealey Plaza where you will learn, step by step, how that tragic day unfolded. Learn more about the life of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Decide for yourself if he acted alone or if he was part of a wider conspiracy to assassinate the 35th President of the United States. Stand in the very place where Abraham Zapruder captured the famous footage of the assassination, and see where "X" marks the spot on the road where the bullet struck its fatal blow....

  • Dallas: 75-Minute Small-Group City Highlights Tour

    4. Dallas: 75-Minute Small-Group City Highlights Tour

    Get a quick overview of the city during this 75-minute van tour. You'll see all the major historical sites of the city and learn the most interesting facts about them from your guide. After starting as a small trading post in 1841, Dallas eventually became a world-famous city and boasts some marvelous landmarks. Join this small group tour for a more personalized experience as you take in the sights and sounds. On this tour you'll see many of Dallas' highlights, including: Founders Plaza, the Old Red Court House, the John Neely Bryan Cabin, the JFK memorial, Pioneer Plaza (with the largest bronze collection in the world), Dallas City Hall (designed by I.M. Pei), Thanks-Giving Square, First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza, Dealey Plaza (JFK assassination Point), and much more.

    Our guide, Preston, was amazingly knowledgeable and personable. He made the entire tour so pleasant & understandable. He was considerate & pleasant throughout the tour & also has an excellent sense of humor. Because of Preston, our experience was absolutely delightful!

  • Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Dallas & the JFK Assassination

    5. Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Dallas & the JFK Assassination

    Start your day exploring the great city of Dallas. On this tour, you will see top sites including Founders Plaza, Old Red Court House, and the John Neely Bryan Cabin. Drive through Pioneer Plaza and see the world's largest bronze collection of life-sized longhorns. Swing by Dallas City Hall, Thanks-Giving Square, First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza, and Deep Ellum. Then head to the Wilson Block, a historic neighborhood known for their Queen Anne/Victorian Style Houses. Head down to the Art District, known to be the largest art district in the world! See Klyde Warren Park and The City of Highland Park, which is the fifth richest suburb in the United States. Here you will see homes to many celebrities. After your Dallas exploration, head to the West End and on to Dealey Plaza to learn more about the history of the JFK assassination. Visit the JFK Memorial and the Dealy Plaza Sixth Floor...

  • Dallas: 2-Hour JFK Assassination Tour without Museum

    6. Dallas: 2-Hour JFK Assassination Tour without Museum

    Take a two-hour tour into the world of the JFK assassination conspiracy. Look out over Dealey Plaza, where the former President was assassinated, and see the Grassy Knoll where the shooter fired from. Visit the memorial to President Kennedy, designed by architect Philip Johnson, who called it "a place of quiet refuge, an enclosed place of thought and contemplation separated from the city around, but near the sky and earth." Finally, make a stop at the historic Texas Movie Theater in Oak Cliff, a beautiful and historic area of downtown Dallas. It gained historical significance on November 22, 1963 as the location of Lee Harvey Oswald’s arrest for the killing of Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit. Today, it hosts a mix of repertory cinema and special events.

    Our guide was so informative. He was able to answer all our questions and was very thorough. We had teenagers with us and they enjoyed the your, as well as learning a lot about the history of this event. I would recommend this!

  • Dallas: 1-Hour JFK Assassination Highlights Tour

    7. Dallas: 1-Hour JFK Assassination Highlights Tour

    Travel back in time to 1 of the most prominent days in America’s history on this JFK assassination tour. With an expert guide, visit the site where the assassination happened, as well as the monuments erected in memory of the president. Along the way, learn about the events of this fateful day, the conspiracies surrounding it, and the shocking aftermath. Highlights of the tour include the John F Kennedy Memorial Plaza, erected in 1970, the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark, and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

    The tour was so much fun and awe-inspiring. Learned so much about Dallas. Actually being at the location of the JFK assassination was very humbling.

  • Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

    8. Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

    Dallas Tour Part one of this combo tour will take you to many important and iconic location in the Dallas area. You'll get to see the following:  • Founders Plaza • Old Red Court House  • John Neely Bryan Cabin • JFK Memorial • Pioneer Plaza (largest bronze collection in the world) • Dallas City Hall (design by I.M. Pei) • Thanks-Giving Square • First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza • Deep Ellum  • The Wilson Block (historic neighborhood, Queen Anne/Victorian Style Houses) • The Art District (the largest in the world!) • Klyde Warren Park • The City of Highland Park (the 5th richest suburb in the USA, home to many celebrities) • Uptown the McKinney Avenue restaurant district • West End • Dealey Plaza (JFK assassination Point) Southfork Ranch Tour Texans have always believed that they live a lifestyle that's 'larger-than-life.' This is clearly demonstrated at the infamous Southfork Ranc...

  • Dallas JFK and West Village Restaurant Walking Tour

    9. Dallas JFK and West Village Restaurant Walking Tour

    This tour begins in the historic west end where your expert guide will escort you on Dallas’ only walking tour of the JFK experience. The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination and these historic sites are best explored by foot. Take a moment to reflect at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. Stand at the grassy knoll assassination site where you will see the X’s on Elm Street that mark where the two shots were fired. Look up at the infamous sniper’s perch window. After this 45-minute excursion there is a short 10-minute, glass-enclosed light train ride (fare included). After you've worked up an appetite with the local historian it’s time to begin your food journey on a fully-narrated West Village restaurant tour, which features sit-down restaurant tastings from casual local eateries, and a dessert tasting along with an insider’s view into Dallas’ trendy West Vil...

  • Dallas: Dallas & Fort Worth Combination City Tour

    10. Dallas: Dallas & Fort Worth Combination City Tour

    Get to know Texas on a fully-narrated tour of Dallas and Fort Worth. Meet your tour guide at the JFK Memorial and start your journey through the highlights of these fascinating historical cities. Visit Dallas and see Founders Plaza, the Old Red Courthouse, Pioneer Plaza, and more. See the world's largest art district and the site of the tragic assassination of John F. Kennedy. Discover Fort Worth and its history with your professional guide. Learn about the history of cattle-ranching in the area. Check out some sites along the way, such as the Cattle Drive Visitors Center and the Livestock Exchange.

Other Sightseeing Options in John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

Want to discover all there is to do in John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 49 reviews

John was amazing he went into such detail and took his time to show us everything we needed to see to get the whole experience of what happened leading up to the assassination. Half way through the tour I was already thinking about coming back for a longer stay to do everything all over again.

Our guide, Preston, was amazingly knowledgeable and personable. He made the entire tour so pleasant & understandable. He was considerate & pleasant throughout the tour & also has an excellent sense of humor. Because of Preston, our experience was absolutely delightful!

If you like “living history” that you can walk among and see/feel, this is a MUST! Lots of great, not commonly known, facts about the Assassination event. Plus, a very helpful tour of Dallas. If you have 4 hours to spend while in Dallas, this is a MUST DO!

Dalton was an amazing tour guide. Made the tour fun and was very informative. I learned some new pieces of history that I wasn’t aware of that had happened in Dallas. 10/10 would recommend

"Dr. Thunder" was the best tour guide and made the experience one to remember!