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John F. Kennedy Memorial, Hyannis

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Learn about the life, times, and legacy of one of America's most famous leaders at John F. Kennedy Memorial, dedicated to informing the public about the president's profound national influence. Visit the memorial museum, located in his native region of the state, and explore its collection of exhibits, documents, and retrospectives detailing JFK's life and his love for his homeland. Chronologically arranged displays catalogue the major events in his life and administration from 1934 to 1963, reflected in an array of themed photographs, videos, and oral histories. Be sure to check the website for information about the frequent temporary exhibits on show. Use our Hyannis travel itinerary maker to visit John F. Kennedy Memorial on your trip to Hyannis, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The museum is a nostalgic trip through JFK's life and his family ties to Hyannis. There is a new exhibit featuring the life of Rose Kennedy. The museum is getting ready to celebrate the 100th Annivers...  more »
  • Overlooking the picturesque waters of Hyannis Harbor, sits the John F Kennedy Memorial. What a beautiful and peaceful tribute this is to a great man who served his country with distinction. Take the t...  more »
  • It's a beautiful place, with access to the beach and playground for children. I went in the off-season and had no restaurants close by and not other activities options.
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  • A cool park with a beautiful view over Lewis Bay.
  • Great museum. Icon of the Cape
  • Beautiful location and well cared for. They don't allow dogs so we sat in the shade outside of the guard's view while my husband got a closer look.
  • There is a free 30 minute parking lot specifically for the memorial. Very clean and beautiful.
  • It's kinda small for a "presidential monument", but it's well kept and all that.