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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Address: 4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone Number: 816 751 1278
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education, Dining
Description: This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.

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You will see the worlds best artists on display, however, you should go just for the grounds and the building. They are amazing! Yes, you will see Caravaggio! You will see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are interested in seeing a wide variety of art, or want to spend quality time in just one period go to this museum. We always see something new, usually like the visiting exhibits, and encourage you to eat at the museum. Try the hummus or chicken salad. Also, be sure to see the sculpture garden. It is a... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You will see the worlds best artists on display, however, you should go just for the grounds and the building. They are amazing! Yes, you will see Caravaggio! You will see Monet! You will see Thomas Hart Benton (the local hero)! You will also see an amazing building, an incredible sculpture garden, and the best culture KC has to offer.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We went to this free museum right after it opened at 10 am, and it was a great time to visit. Not too many people when we first got there, so we were able to visit the entire museum at a good pace. I enjoyed this and would recommend it for anyone who enjoys seeing different forms of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Nelson Atkins is truly a must see in Kansas City! They have truly world class art, historic and new architecture and a relaxing court to take in some food and drink. Go and enjoy!

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Sculptures out on the area grounds are interesting. Parking is easy. The paintings and exhibits are great to spend a few hours for an injection of culture. Work this museum into your plans on the nearby Plaza. Picnic on the lawn?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

WONDERFUL!!! The best part is....wait is it all pretty amazing even the grounds. We just walked around the whole museum and then had lunch outside. It is good place for any type of trip: family, couples, and business

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Cameron, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There are always ongoing exhibits as well as new exhibits to enjoy and explore. It is a great interactive museum to visit and you could spend an entire day there, enjoying both the indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The building is as beautiful as the art within. Impressive collection. Don't miss the Thomas Hart Bentons. Took us two visits to see what we wanted to see.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It's grand. I was ecstatic to find Vigée Le Brun's painting! They also have medieval armor and mummy and stuff. Very cool museum and it was free! 本当に色々な種類の、たくさんのアートがあります!素晴らしいミュージアムです。全日いられます。しかも無料でした。

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Tidewater Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is a very fine art museum, comparable to those in larger metropolitan areas. The most striking exhibition was the outdoor sculpture garden.

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