Guided Tours

The master bedroom at 83 Beals St.
The Master Bedroom at 83 Beals St. where John F. Kennedy was born.

Currently, the site is closed for the season.


The site is seasonally closed from October 29, 2018 through mid-May, 2019. During the off-season, guided tours of the house are available Monday-Friday by appointment only. Weekend reservations are not available. To ensure staff availability, please make your reservation at least two weeks in advance by calling us at 617-566-7937 or sending us an e-mail. Should you email us, please indicate the desired date of your visit, morning or afternoon preference, number of people in your group, and provide a contact telephone number.

During the winter months, hazardous road conditions may result in the need to close the site. Should your tour be on a day that the site closes, we will contact you in advance to reschedule. For a listing of current blackout dates, please visit the "Alerts" section on our homepage.

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Open Season:

From mid-May 2019 through October, the site is open Wednesday through Sunday 9:30-5:00. Guided tours are offered on the hour and half hour starting at 10:00 a.m. and the last departs at 3:30 p.m. Tours are free- of-charge and last approximately a half an hour. Should you prefer a self-guided option, please visit during one of our Open Houses from 12:00-1:00 and 4:00-5:00. Self-guided tours are not available, when guided tours are in progress. Reservations are not needed, or made, for groups fewer than five as tours are offered first-come-first-served. For groups of five or more, please call or email us to make a reservation.


Virtual Tours

When the site is closed, virtual tours are accessible. When using a cell phone to access the virtual tours, normal usage rates apply. These tours offer visitors the chance to hear about the home from either the perspective of the President's mother, Rose Kennedy, or a Park Ranger. Click here for a virtual tour.

Ranger Ian provides a guided tour of the Beals Street home.
Ranger Ian provides a guided tour of the Beals Street home.

NPS/Matt Teuten Photography

Last updated: March 15, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

83 Beals Street
Brookline, MA 02446


(617) 566-7937

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