The Kennedy Library research rooms are open to the general public. All researchers are advised to make appointments prior to visiting the Main Research Room. Researchers wishing to use the audiovisual collections (photos, sound recordings, moving images) are required to schedule appointments in advance. Sound recording research requires at least two weeks advance notice so that listening copies can be prepared. 

Research Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30. Closed on weekends and federal holidays. NOTE: THE RESEARCH ROOMS WILL BE CLOSING AT NOON ON WED., NOV. 22, 2017.

Mailing address: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125 Attention: Research Room

For textual and oral history research: Kennedy.Library@nara.gov; 617.514.1629; 617.514.1625 (fax)

For audiovisual research: JFK.AVarchives@nara.gov; 617.514.1622; 617.514.1615 (fax)

For Hemingway research: Kennedy.Library@nara.gov; 617.514.1629; 617.514.1625 (fax)


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JFKWHP-AR6296-E (crop): President Kennedy Speaks at Press Conference, 25 January 1961

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