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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125

Dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world. Located on a ten-acre park, overlooking the sea that he loved and the city that launched him to greatness, the Library stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of John F. Kennedy. Come tour our Museum which portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President. Students and scholars can also arrange to conduct research using our collection of historical materials chronicling mid-20th century politics and the life and administration of John F. Kennedy.


  • Permanent and Special exhibits, including several interactive exhibits
  • Programs for families, adults, students and teachers
  • Family-friendly docent-led Highlights Tours of the Museum's exhibits - free with admission.
  • Hold your event at the JFK Library and Museum
  • Museum Store and Cafe

From the South:
Take Rt 3/I-93 to exit 14. At the end of the ramp, merge onto Morrissey Blvd. Follow the signs to the JFK Library.

From the North:
Take Rt I-93 or I-95 south to Boston and onto Rt 3/I-93. Take exit 15 and follow the signs to the JFK Library.

From the West:
Take the Mass Pike (I-90) to “Expressway South” (route 3/I-93), southbound to Exit 15. Follow signs to the JFK Library.

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Open 7 days per week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the exception of New Year’s, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Adults $12.00, Seniors (62 and over) and Students (with valid college ID) $10.00, Ages 13-17 $9.00, Children 12 and under are free.

Public Transportation:
MBTA: Red Line to JFK/UMASS Station; free shuttle bus marked "JFK" to the Library every 20 minutes, 8:00 a.m. until Museum closing.