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JFK’s Legacy Comes Alive at The JFK Hyannis Museum

Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum to learn about the legacy of President Kennedy and his deep connection to Cape Cod where he enjoyed many summers with family and friends. The Cape was the one place he could relax and feel at home, even while bearing the weight of the world. Step into the unforgettable Hyannis Port days of the 1960’s when a beloved President and his family brought joy and hope to a nation.

June, July & August: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday, 10am – 4pm.

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RFK: Ripple of Hope
The return of a special exhibit to commemorate the life and legacy of Robert Kennedy. The exhibit begins with RFK’s early years in the Kennedy family, including rarely seen images of his time on Cape Cod, 45 images and excerpts from RFK’s speeches, and an eight-minute video narrated by Kathleen Kennedy and former Congressman Joe Kennedy III.

Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe
features intimate, behind-the-scenes images of John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their children, Caroline and John, taken by Kennedy’s personal photographer.

JFK at 100: Life & Legacy
An inspirational journey through various periods of Kennedy’s life, the exhibit features 80 plus photographs, text panels, video and artifacts and celebrates the centennial anniversary of the late president with a focus on the years he spent in the place he loved and called home: Cape Cod.

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JFK Hyannis Museum brings back “ Ripple of Hope”

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is pleased to announce the return of a special exhibit to commemorate the life and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy as it reopens for the 2021 season.

The “RFK: Ripple of Hope” exhibit, assembled in collaboration with RFK Human Rights Foundation, will open on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Hyannis museum and will be on display through 2022.

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An Iconic JFK Portrait

An iconic portrait of John F. Kennedy has made its way from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to the White House. You might be familiar with the ethereal image American artist Jamie Wyeth created of JFK. The President wears a navy blue blazer over a white button-down. He’s seated, leaning to his right, propped on an elbow with a hand touching his chin. JFK’s eyes appear to look simultaneously at the viewer and off

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events at the John F Kennedy Museum in Hyannis

Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, there are no events at the museum at this time.

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