Massachusetts John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site map and highlights

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Massachusetts John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site map and highlights

Map of John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site
John Fitzgerald Kennedy  National Historic Site.   Basic information for visitors to the John  Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site In eastern Massachusetts, in  Brookline.    
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site in eastern Massachusetts, in Brookline.    
The site preserves the house where the 35th president of the  United States was born in 1917. This was the first home shared by the  presidents father and mother, Joseph P. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, and  represents the social and political beginnings of one of the world's  most prominent political families. The nine-room house was restored in  the 1960s, under the direction of Rose Kennedy as a memorial to her son.  Included are household furnishings, photographs, and significant family  mementos representing the Kennedy family lifestyle. The site was  established in 1969.    
WHAT TO SEE & DO    
Touring the home. Facilities: Visitor center, guided tours.  Bookstore. Programs & Events: Guided home tours (May-Oct, daily  10-4:30), walking tours of neighborhood (May-Oct.). Kennedy Birthday  Weekend (last weekend in May). Tips & Hints: No on-site parking.  Busiest in July and Aug.    
FEES, HOURS & REGULATIONS    
Entrance fee (with guided home tour): $3 adults, free ages 16  and under. No smoking or pets in building. Park and visitor center open  May-Oct., Wed.-Sun. 10-4:30.    
HOW TO GET THERE    
In Brookline, 3 mi from Boston via MBTA Green Line ("C" -  Cleveland Circle) train; exit at intersection of Beacon and Harvard Sts.  (Coolidge Corner), walk 4 blocks north on Harvard St., turn right onto  Beals St. and continue % block. Closest airport: Boston (7 mi).    
CONTACTS    
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site (83 Beals St.,  Brookline, MA 02446, tel. 617/566-7937, fax 617/730-9884,). Brookline  Chamber of Commerce (1101 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446, tel.  617/739-1330).   
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site.   Basic  information for visitors to the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National  Historic Site In eastern Massachusetts, in Brookline.
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