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John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Hyannis, Massachusetts

Admire the blue sea and calming shores of Hyannis Port, a place that inspired President John F. Kennedy like no other place on earth as you make your way toward the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum during a Cape Cod, Massachusetts bus tour.

Created by the Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce, the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is a multimedia exhibit deigned to reflect on John F. Kennedy, his family, his friends and the Cape Cod he so deeply loved.

Take an intimate look into the time Kennedy spent on Cape Cod and the legacy he left there during your self-guided tour of the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. 

President John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy

Entrance to the John F Kennedy Museum in Hyannis

Entrance to the John F Kennedy Museum

Outside of JFK Museum in Hyannis, Massachusetts

Outside of the JFK Museum in Hyannis, MA

President John F. Kennedy President John F. Kennedy
Entrance to the John F Kennedy Museum in Hyannis Entrance to the John F Kennedy Museum
Outside of JFK Museum in Hyannis, Massachusetts Outside of the JFK Museum in Hyannis, MA

John F. Kennedy’s Camelot Days, A Multimedia Exhibit

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is largely supported through the museum’s collections of photographs and rare video footage throughout.

Photographs

Boasting a collection of over 80 photographs spanning from 1934-1963, the photographs at the John F.  Kennedy Hyannis Museum are arranged in thematic groupings. As you make your way through the museum you’ll discover interesting facts about John F. Kennedy’s time spent on Cape Cod and see photos of John F. Kennedy sailing on the ocean which he was so constantly drawn to, relaxing with his family and playing football with his friends.

Rare Video Footage

In addition to the museum’s collection of photographs, watch a compilation of silent video footage taken around Cape Cod just months before President Kennedy was assassinated. The video is narrated by Walter Cronkite and depicts the president’s experiences on Cape Cod.

Oral Histories

Oral histories told by some of Kennedy’s closest friends paint the perfect picture of the private and peaceful life Kennedy led on the Cape.

“Cape Cod: The Summer of 1963 to November 22, 1963 - Days of joy. Days of sorrow,”

In honor of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the John F. Kennedy Museum in Hyannis opened their newest exhibit in May of 2013. Chronicling the summer of 1963 through to the aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination, photos, videos, wall displays and video footage, give you the chance to reflect on how special Kennedy’s Camelot days truly were.

The JFK Statue

Don’t forget to stop and admire the statue of JFK found at the Museum’s front entrance. The statue depicts Kennedy forever doing one of his favorite things, strolling along the beach.

Shopping in the Gift Shop

Find exclusive items you can’t get anywhere else in the museum’s Gift Shop. From books and DVDs, to unique memorabilia take something home to remember your time at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum.