As a boy, JFK’s parents never expected he would grow up to be president. Yet in his birthplace home he learned values that inspired a life in public service. His mother, Rose Kennedy, recreated her family’s first home to share her memories of those early years with visitors. We commemorate not only his early life, but the ideas and principles he left behind.
First Steps to the White House
John Fitzgerald Kennedy NHS
The house is closed through mid-May 2019. Click on the "info" icon for off-season visitation opportunities.
"The Dogs of Camelot"
Join us at 2:00 p.m. on May 25. Author Joan Lownds will share stories of the Kennedy canines.
50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
July 20, 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing. Click photo to see how the site is celebrating.
Discover the Park
During the off-season, explore the site by taking a virtual tour and watching the site film. Click on those links below.
Last updated: April 5, 2019