JFK 100 - Milestones & Mementos

JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos

May 26, 2017 - November 25, 2018

JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos commemorates President Kennedy’s centenary, featuring a compelling selection of items drawn mostly from the Kennedy Library’s collections.


Young Jack

Young Jack features artifacts, images and documents showing Jack Kennedy as a boy, a student, a decorated war hero, a young man seeking his life's path. Drawn from the collections of the Kennedy Library, the exhibition presents touchstones of JFK's early life. 

Launch of the Mercury MR-3 Space Capsule Freedom 7

Freedom 7 Space Capsule

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present a special new installation featuring Freedom 7, the iconic space capsule that US Navy Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. piloted on the first American manned flight into space.