John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, Brookline

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  • I have always been fascinated with the Kennedy era. The Kennedy library is a must for any visit to the area, but so is the Kennedy house. The video presentation which precedes the tour is excellent. T...  more »
  • Because of heating? It says "off-season", but surely that's not true in the touristy sense - one could imagine Thanksgiving and Xmas deco and so on. But so it is - tripadvisor's automatic opening hour...  more »
  • JFK was actually born in the house. The NPS guide was very informative. You can also pick up a walking map of the neighborhood so you can visit JFK's school, church and subsequent house.  more »
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  • This is a nice little thing to visit if you're in the area but not worth a trip of its own. Be sure to take the tour and stay until the end where you can hear JFK's mother talk about their life in the house in the greatest Boston accent ever recorded
  • It was really special to see where JFK was born and spent his early years in this family home. Short and sweet tour.
  • I think it was a nice place. Rose Kennedy persevered the house so well that we are able to capture the moment JFK was born.
  • Really enjoyed the visit here. It's free and you get a nice guided tour of the place
  • The staff here were very helpful, and provided me and my family with an ample amount of information about the nation's youngest president. Adding on, it's great for kids because of the "Junior Ranger" activities. I look forward to visiting it again in the future!

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