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Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center

720 N 4th St., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-3264
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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Kansas City
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Nov 8, 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The museum is simply awesome, gorgeous and educational. If possible go see the museum between Thanksgiving and Christmas, every room is decorated to the NINES!!! Be sure to stop in the gift shop, lots of items of interest in there. The chapel and the staircase are amazing and if it is open, stop in the Tea Room for some relaxing... More

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Never been anywhere like it. Our group had someone with us who'd grown up in the area, so we got a personal tour beyond the museum. Don't miss the historical quaint homes surrounding the museum on their 25' wide lots. A great walking tour. The cathedrals in the area are also gorgeous.

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Kansas City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The museum contains a church, tea room and plenty of display rooms that take you on a historical journey of the eastern Europeans that settled in Kansas City, Kansas in an area referred to as "Strawberry Hill". The original clothing, old pictures, crafts are all on display and displayed artfully and respectfully throughout the rooms of this wonderful piece of... More

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Kansas City
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We enjoyed the tour and information provided. It is a short but informative tour. It's a bit out of the way but worth finding. They provide information on Polish influences on the area. A great time on a rainy day.

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Overland Park, KS
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Went at Christmastime when all the festive decor was present. That added an extra dimension. The history here is exceptional. I grew up in KCK and have lived in the area all my life,so some local history was very well received. a unique experience

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Kansas City, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Many major cities have areas that are little ethnic enclaves, that still retain the flavor of the early 20th century rush of immigration from Europe. At this museum and home, you will experience what it might have been like coming to Kansas City in 1910 from Croatia or Slovakia. A very nice place for those of us that have roots... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

set in what was a orphanage in the late 1800's the museum reviews the cultural past of the diverse region of Serbians, Greeks, Croatians, and Russians that lived in the area of Strawberry Hill

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

We toured the museum and culture center over the holidays and enjoyed the beautiful nativities that adorned the chapel. We began our tour in the chapel with our guide giving us a brief introduction on the history of the chapel, how the orphanage came into being and the history of the museum and culture center. The tour was very informative,... More

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Kansas City
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

The guided Christmas tour puts a special touch to this preservation of a turn of the century lifestyle where eastern Europe's oldest culture of immigrants settled. The "Strawberry Hill" area of Kansas City, KS still remains a living ethnic, largely Croatian, community. The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays, but try to do it in the Christmas season when the... More

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