Conspiracy Museum

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The Conspiracy Museum was a private exhibition in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). It opened in 1995, funded by a retired architect who calls himself an "assassinologist."[1]

The Conspiracy Museum opened in 1995 by R.B. Cutler of Massachusetts. It was located across the street from the Kennedy Memorial in Dallas, Texas in the Katy Building. The museum was not limited in scope to the assassination of JFK, but it also covered Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, and Ted Kennedy's Chappaquiddick incident. Cutler's argument was that all these conspiracies can be tied together.[2][3] The museum was often overlooked by visitors heading to the more well-known Sixth Floor Museum.[4][5]

The museum closed on December 30, 2006, having lost its lease. The building's owners announced that a Quiznos sandwich shop would take its place. Tom Bowden, the museum's president, said that the museum would re-locate to another part of the Katy Building or another location entirely and that detailed plans would be released.[6] Bowden said that he planned to re-open the museum double the size of the old location in a new building closer to Dealey Plaza. Exhibits on the September 11th attacks were to be added.[citation needed] The museum is currently located at 110 S. Market Street in Dallas.[7]

References

  1. ^ David Barboza (1995-05-28). "Dallas Journal; Conspiracy Museum Draws Visitors Who Consider the Plot the Thing". The New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE5D81438F93BA15756C0A963958260&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  2. ^ James E. Garcia (1995-06-05). "Conspiracy Central". The Austin American-Statesman. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AASB&p_theme=aasb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EAD979C6FDE7FD7&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  3. ^ David Rennie (2003-11-22). "'The Greatest Murder Mystery of all Time'". The Telegraph (London). http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/11/22/wjfk22.xml. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  4. ^ Jay Web (2001-03-15). "Exploring". The Dallas Morning News. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=DM&p_theme=dm&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0ED81DD266FEBEBE&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  5. ^ "A Conspiracy -- Between JFK Museums". CNN. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original on December 10, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20071210161919/http://www.cnn.com/2003/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/11/21/jfk.museums.ap/. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  6. ^ David Flick (2006-12-05). "JFK Conspiracy Museum Loses Its Space". The Dallas Morning News. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-30414053_ITM. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  7. ^ Conspiracy Museum, Yahoo! Yellow pages