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John F. Kennedy Memorial

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Address: Ocean Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone Number: +1 508-362-9484
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Small Tribute to a Great American

The museum is small by NYC/DC/Philadelphia standards but gives you the highlights of JFK's career, some great photographs, and features a personal look at his relationship with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Trinidad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest I thought that the memorial to one of the most impactful and popular presidents would have been something on a somewhat grander scale. It was a little park area with painted concrete walkways. His face appears on a round brass relief mounted on dark stone slabs sandwiched in the middle of a stone wall. There is a... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is small by NYC/DC/Philadelphia standards but gives you the highlights of JFK's career, some great photographs, and features a personal look at his relationship with his family and his close work with RFK. Well worth the visit, I left with a renewed appreciation of the legacy and life of a great American.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great memorial to see on a beautiful day. Historical area. Beautiful fountain and view of the ocean, harbor and boats.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inspiring and immaculately maintained memorial in a beautiful setting. Free short term parking available for cars and coaches and public toilets too. Nice beach and small stream outlet to sea with some lively beach front properties.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great memorial! It is on the ocean. We took the kids and enjoyed it very much. We stayed and went to the beach after.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The memorial is adjacent to the Korean War memorial and is very understated and interesting with a view of the bay where Kennedy liked to sail . It is worth the visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Historical Memorial located close to town.. Worth a visit, combined with spending some time on a great sandy beach near the yacht club.

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Liverpool, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

There is this memorial (which includes a fountain) plus the Korean War monument adjoining it. There is also a view over Hyannis Bay.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A bit disappointing that the Kennedy museum is in Boston but at least you can visit here. The Kennedy compound is not open to visting or even being seen from the sea!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A touching tribute to John F. Kennedy erected by the citizens of Barnstable, MA overlooking the bay. The memorial features a stone wall with a bronze silhouette of President Kennedy's face, a water fountain located in the center of the memorial along with stone benches and beautiful landscaping encircling the memorial site. The memorial has a breathtaking view of Hyannis... More 

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