The JFK Memorial, known in its full title as ‘John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial’ is a memorial monument to US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy that is situated in Downtown Dallas, USA. The memorial was opened in 1970, seven years after the assassination. The memorial which is a hollow cenotaph was designed by architect and friend of the Kennedy family Philip Johnson. The cenotaph is designed to be an empty tomb to symbolize the freedom of JFK’s spirit. The memorial was funded by donations contributed by private citizens.
The memorial is situated in the Downtown area of Dallas, there are numerous car parking opportunities within a 5-minute walk. The local train station and the subway station is a 2-minute walk away at ‘Union’ station. The 13, 35, 42, 63, 82, 155 buses all stop close by at Commerce @ Record - E - NS.
Opening Times and Admission
The memorial is in a public area and is open all hours with no restrictions, it is completely free to visit and well lit at night.