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John F. Kennedy National Historic Site

  • 83 Beals St. Map It
  • Brookline
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Published 08/12/2014

Fodor's Review

This was the home of the 35th president from his birth on May 29, 1917, until 1921, when the family moved to nearby Naples and Abbottsford streets. Rose Kennedy provided the furnishings for the restored 2½-story, wood-frame structure. You can pick up a brochure for a walking tour of young Kennedy's school, church, and neighborhood. To get here, take the MBTA Green Line to Coolidge Corner and walk north on Harvard Street four blocks.

Sight Information

Address:

83 Beals St., Brookline, Massachusetts, 02446, United States

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Phone:

617-566–7937

Website: www.nps.gov/jofi

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mid-May–Oct., Wed.–Sun. 9:30–5, call for tour schedule. In winter, private tours can be arranged.

Published 08/12/2014

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