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John F. Kennedy Museum

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Dorchester, Massachusetts

See President Kennedy's famous Oval Office rocking chair, Jackie's designer outfits, and the gold medal JFK received from TV executives when he started televising his press conferences. There's even a real Mercury space capsule, the one that John Glenn rode into orbit in 1962. You can purchase an exact mahogany replica of JFK's peek-a-boo Oval Office desk for $6,500 in the museum gift shop.

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John F. Kennedy Museum

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Address:
200 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA
Directions:
I-93/Hwy 3 to exits 14 or 15. Merge onto Morrissey Blvd and follow igns to the JFK Library and Museum and the University of Massachusetts.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
617-514-1600
Admission:
Adults $12.00
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