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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Get insight into one of America's greatest leaders at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president, this inspiring Boston museum features exhibits, artifacts, recordings, and writings that illustrate the life, leadership and legacy of President Kennedy. Located on a 10-acre park, adjacent to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the museum and library stand as a tribute to JFK's art of politics to make world a better place. Through high-definition projections, interactive displays, re-mastered films and original artifact, the museum celebrates the life and times of JFK and brings to life his 1,000 days in office. Explore permanent exhibits such a Young Jack and the Oval Office.
JFK Library in Boston city

JFK Library

Columbia Point, 220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts
Distance from hotel: 4.53 miles

Plan Your Visit


  • The Museum is open 7 days a week, from 10 am - 5 pm. The final film begins at 3:55 p.m.


  • Adults: $18
  • Seniors, 62+: $12
  • College students: $12
  • Children 12 and under: Free
  • Youth & Teens (13-17): $10
  • US Veterans: $4 off


  • Kennedy Library Forums
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Special Exhibits
  • Late Nights at the JFK Library


  • Touring Exhibits
  • Movies
  • Sightseeing
  • Recordings
  • Dining
  • Docent Led Programs
  • Family Programs
  • Is there parking at the JFK Presidential Library & Museum?
    Yes. The JFK Library & Museum provides a large parking lot directly in front of the building. Parking is free for museum visitors, but space is limited. The museum also offers free motorcoach parking for groups. Public transportation is the easiest way to get here as the museum is located near the subway T stop.
  • Can you get to the John F Kennedy Library and Museum by public transportation?
    Yes. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is located near a subway T stop. Ride the Red Line to the JFK/UMASS stop and follow the signs to the ground level shuttle busses. Board the free Route #1 shuttle, which picks up and drops off near the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum at the four corner intersection of University Drive North and Columbia Point Road, next to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
  • What dining options are available at the JFK Library?
    The JFK Cafe is open 10 am - 3 pm daily and serves beverages, snacks, salads, soups and sandwiches, and features seating for up to 45 guests.