• Young Jack

    Visit Young Jack

    The Museum's newest exhibit "Young Jack" presents JFK as a boy, a student, a decorated war hero, and a young man seeking his life's path.

  • Fast Forward

    New Forum: Building a Better World

    Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, co-authors of Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose, discuss ways that women are using economic power to create success, meaning, and a better world.

  • Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    This annual contest challenges United States high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official. The winner will receive a $10,000 prize and a trip to Boston. Submissions are due January 6, 2016.

  • Thurgood Marshall

    Forums on Demand

    If you missed any of our forums this season, visit our YouTube channel to see talks on JFK's forgotten crisis, immigration stories, Rosemary Kennedy, Thurgood Marshall, Richard Nixon; and conversations with Bob Schieffer and Seth Moulton.

  • @JFKSaid

    Follow us on @JFKSaid

    Our newest Twitter account connects President Kennedy’s words and ideas to modern issues and current events.

News and Events

  • Early Closing on November 25

    Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Museum will close at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 25.
  • 2015 New Frontier Awards

    Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, IN and Kirstin Lodal, CEO of LIFT antipoverty nonprofit, to receive 2015 awards.
  • "Young Jack" Exhibit Opening

    Exhibit presents JFK’s early years and celebrates return of two prized artifacts to the museum.

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Did You Know?

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