Plan Your Visit
The John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site preserves the birthplace of America's 35th president. The site is located at 83 Beals Street in Brookline, Massachusetts and tours of the house are offered seasonally. Please check these pages for details on operating hours, fees, directions to the park, and types of tours available.
When is the site open?
***The site will close for the season October 31, 2014, and will begin winter operations November 1, 2014. During the winter, reservations are required. Guided tours are offered by appointment only Monday through Friday. Please make your reservation request at least two weeks in advance by calling the site at 617-566-7937 or email us.***
Did You Know?
Like many middle-class families in Brookline, the Kennedy’s relied upon the many contributions of live-in domestic help. Mary O’Donaghue and Alice Michelan, two first-generation Americans, cooked, cleaned and cared for the children, enabling the family to live their version of the American dream.