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March 4, 2015

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Announces Opening Ticket Pricing and Parking Details

BOSTON-Today the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) released ticket pricing and parking details. The EMK Institute is scheduled to open to the public on March 31, 2015.

Located on Columbia Point just outside downtown Boston and next door to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the EMK Institute will bring the history of the United States Senate alive using technology to engage and inspire like never before. A full-scale representation of the United States Senate Chamber, as well as interactive exhibits, and a reproduction of Senator Edward Kennedy’s office will be on site.

Using digital tablets and role-playing as Senators, visitors will debate, negotiate, vote on legislation, and ideally, leave the Institute inspired to make a difference in their own communities.

The following are pricing and parking details, as well as hours of operation.

2015 Ticket Pricing:

Adults (25-61) - $16.00 *$14.00 for Massachusetts Residents

Youth (18-24), Seniors (62+), Veterans - $14.00 *$12.00 for Massachusetts Residents

Children (6-17) - $8.00 *Free for Massachusetts Residents

Free admission for all children under 6 and all U.S. Active Duty Armed Forces

*The EMK Institute offers special rates for groups of 20 or more visitors.

Hours of Operation:

Opening to the public on March 31, 2015

Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday – 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday - Closed (except for Federal Holidays & Patriots Day - the 3rd Monday in April)

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Directions & Parking:

The EMK Institute is located on Columbia Point in Boston adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum, featuring one of the original copies of the Bill of Rights, is located next door. If taking the T, take the MBTA Red Line to the JFK/UMass station. A free shuttle bus will take you from the train station to the EMK Institute. For drivers, the Institute offers free parking.

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