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Discover little-known facts and the secret history of America's most popular former president with JFK Presidential Library and Museum tickets.

Visit the JFK Presidential Library and Museum with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Admission to 25 multimedia exhibits detailing the life of the president.
  • Visit plenty of other Boston attractions with your pass.


JFK was born in Boston – so he had a special connection with the historic city and thought of it as his home. At this JFK Presidential Library and Museum, you'll immerse yourself in a timeline of his transformative presidency, complete with rare family photos and artifacts. Watch video clips of press interviews, see replicas of White House offices, and learn all about the life and legacy of the Kennedy family.

A Journey Through JFK Library Boston

When you visit the JFK Library in Boston, it's like stepping back in time. You can feel the pulse of the 1960s, the essence of the individuals that shaped America. The library hosts a variety of fascinating exhibits, giving you an inside look into of Kennedy's presidency. It's your personal portal to JFK's vision & legacy. Don't forget to pay attention to the architectural details, it's an absolute masterpiece!

Experience History at the JFK Museum

Next stop, the JFK Museum or Kennedy Museum in Boston. This is no ordinary museum! It captures relics of the time that you can't find elsewhere. Dive into President Kennedy's personal letters, his official correspondence, photos, and so much more. It's not just about the man, but also the people he influenced. Experience the JFK Museum, and you're sure to leave with a richer understanding of one of America's most iconic leaders. Book your discounted tickets with Go City® today!

Housed in a striking building, designed by I. M. Pei, the JFK Presidential Library and Museum sits on a ten-acre waterfront site on Columbia Point and offers panoramic views of Boston's skyline and Harbor Islands. There are 25 multimedia exhibits to see, as well as replicated period settings from the White House. Learn all about President Kennedy's days in office, life in America during the early 60s, and Boston's connection to both.

JFK Museum Boston highlights

Campaign Trail – a look at then-Senator Kennedy’s campaign for the presidency in 1960 and his faceoff with Richard Nixon that featured the first live-broadcast television debates.

The Briefing Room – this exhibit features video samples of JFK’s televised responses to reporters’ queries and exhibits of objects and documents illustrating the issues he dealt with as president. Also included at the JFK Library is his speech to the people of West Berlin denouncing the construction of the Berlin Wall.

Attorney General’s Office – an examination of the relationship between JFK and his brother Robert Kennedy, who was appointed Attorney General at a time when the civil rights struggle was peaking.

The Oval Office – this exhibit is filled with President Kennedy’s furnishings from the Oval Office, and a short video where JFK delivers his historic report to the nation on civil rights, in which he defined racial discrimination as a “moral issue” for the country.

First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy – a look at the elegant First Lady who used the prestige of her position to champion American arts and culture, as well as a look at Jacqueline Bouvier, before she became the famed Mrs. Kennedy.

The Kennedy Family – this exhibit explores the roots of the historically political Fitzgerald and Kennedy family stretching back to Ireland in the 1800s.

The Glass Pavilion – this nine-story glassed pavilion is where you complete your visit. It has stunning views of Boston and the Harbor Islands and is the perfect place to reflect.


JFK Museum FAQs

Q. Is the JFK Library and Museum wheelchair accessible?
A. Yes, the JFK Library and Museum is wheelchair accessible, with ramps and elevators available throughout the facility.

Q. Can I take photographs inside the JFK Library and Museum?
A. Yes, you are welcome to take photographs inside the JFK Library and Museum, except in designated areas where photography is prohibited.

Q. Are there guided tours available at the JFK Library and Museum?
A. Yes, guided tours are available at the JFK Library and Museum, offering visitors insight into President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy.

Q. Can I bring food or drinks into the JFK Library and Museum?
A. No, outside food and drinks are not permitted inside the JFK Library and Museum, but there is a café on-site.

Q. Is there a gift shop at the JFK Library and Museum?
A. Yes, there is a gift shop at the JFK Library and Museum where you can find a variety of books, souvenirs, and memorabilia related to President Kennedy.

Q. Are there parking facilities available at the JFK Library and Museum?
A. Yes, there is parking available at the JFK Library and Museum for visitors, and both self-parking and valet parking options are offered.


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Know before you go

Getting In: present your pass at the ticket desk (on your right) for entry.

For more information, please visit the JFK Presidential Library and Museum website.

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Where you'll be

Operating hours

For updated opening hours we recommend checking with the JFK Presidential Library and Museum website.

Thursday - Sunday: 10AM - 4PM

Last entry is recommended at 2:30pm and will not be admitted after 3:15pm.


Closings & holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. The JFK Library and Museum closes at 2:00 pm on the following days: the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

JFK Presidential Library and Museum

(617) 514-1600

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