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Summer Holidays Mean Free Museum Admission for U.S. Military and Family MembersDALLAS/May 25, 2010—To salute the troops this summer, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is offering free admission for active duty members of the U.S. Military and up to five immediate family members on Memorial Day (May 31), Flag Day (June 14), Independence Day (July 4) and Labor Day (September 6). To receive the free admission, members of the U.S. Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, active duty Reserve and active duty National Guard—must show active duty ID. Immediate family members include spouses, siblings and children of the ID holder.
"As a Navy veteran, President Kennedy believed that our country owes a great debt to those in military service," says Nicola Longford, the museum's executive director. "The Sixth Floor Museum is deeply grateful to the active duty men and women and their families whose sacrifices keep our nation safe and the goal of global peace alive."
The Museum is located at 411 Elm Street in downtown Dallas. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. Audio guides are available in seven languages, and a youth version is available in English.
Regular price admission is $13.50 for adults, $12.50 for youth (6-18 years) and seniors (65+), and free (or $3.50 with audio guide) for children five years and younger. For more information, visit www.jfk.org or call 214-747-6660.
About the Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets and supports the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history. Visit www.jfk.org for more information.
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