Visiting JFK Hyannis Museum - Hyannnis MA Cape Cod

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum preserves and promotes the legacy of President Kennedy, his family, and their deep connection to Cape Cod while providing a window on the days JFK spent on Cape Cod; being with family and sailing on the ocean to which he was so constantly drawn.

Located at 397 Main Street in Hyannis, the museum is a unique opportunity to learn more about the private and public life of President Kennedy through multi-media exhibits.

Closed December 1st – Mid April. Open school vacation week.

2016 Special Exhibit

We welcome you to experience this year’s exciting special exhibit, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mother of a President. The 2016 Exhibition tells the story of this remarkable woman, the matriarch of the Kennedy political dynasty and long-time resident of Hyannis Port.

Nominate A Courageous Leader

Do you know an elected official who should be recognized for an act of courage? The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is proud to share a letter received from Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, as she shares the meaning of the Profile in Courage Award and where you can submit your nomination!

Museum Store

Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum gift shop for unique and exclusive commemorative gifts and souvenirs, including newly published books. Stop in during museum hours or shop online 24 hours, 7 days a week!

Museum Events

Learn more about President John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy Family when you attend one of the many events presented by the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum.
Museum events include receptions, lectures, screenings and book signings!

John F. Kennedy Centennial Concert

May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

11th Annual Spectacle of Trees at JFK Hyannis Museum

December 2 @ 10:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm

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The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Centennial Celebration Greeting Card – $15.00

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Centennial Celebration keepsake greeting card unfolds like a miniature surprise!

Inside is a beautiful 3D paper sculpture of John F. Kennedy’s beloved 26 foot Wianno Senior Sloop the “Victura”. The Victura is surrounded by a laser cut frame of nautical rope, nautical knots and the Great Seal of the United States.

Included in the lower right is a quote by John F. Kennedy “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came “.

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John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Exclusive Items

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is proud to offer exclusive items by Cape Cod artist Elizabeth Mumford.  Elizabeth’s artwork reflects her love of Cape Cod and especially Hyannis Port. A painter of seaside life, Elizabeth Mumford paints in a whimsical style with a nautical theme that reminds us of the simple pleasures and traditions of our American heritage. She is most known for her folk art style that uses her signature black border with whimsical sayings.

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