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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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Address: 4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone Number: 816-932-1200
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Description: This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of...
This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of Kansas City. Powell Gardens, in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, manages and maintains the garden.
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A brief walk though provided a relaxing space in a busy day. Very nice. Fun to watch the huge bees hard at work. Very manicured and well maintained.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A brief walk though provided a relaxing space in a busy day. Very nice. Fun to watch the huge bees hard at work. Very manicured and well maintained.

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You just can't get enough of this place. Peaceful, gorgeous, and a place to go when you need to get away! I am so pleased they are no longer allowing photo shoots inside the garden. It's very disruptive to the peacefulness and is disrespectful to the Kauffman's, who are interred in the gardens. I'm so glad that there will be... More 

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Gentry, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We loved walking through the gardens although it was overrun with people taking professional photos.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great spot for amateur photography. Beautiful and well kept Gardens and Greenery. They do not allow professional photography allowed.

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Overland Park, Kansas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Near Country Club Plaza and UMKC is a secret jewel of a place, a walled garden that offers solitude and beauty, benches and fountains, a profusion of color, texture, and fragrance. Take ten minutes, take an hour. Bring a book or your Ipod. Share it with a friend or keep it to yourself, this season or the next, early morning... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We took a mostly senior aged group of 12 people to visit the garden in June. It has a wide variety of plants, trees, and flowers in a compact area. The variety makes it beautiful throughout the growing season. Fountains add to the beauty too. It is easy to access all of it, even for those with walkers or wheelchairs.... More 

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Hodges
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful garden with a large variety of flowers. It was very peaceful and smelled so good.

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chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Free parking in the middle of a very busy area- time to take a walk or catch your breath in this very nicely laid out garden. The Kaufmans are laid to rest here- no birthdate on the wife's stone. and don't feed the cat- she is getting fat and lazy- so says the sign.

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Rose Hill, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Some of us require an occasional garden fix and here is an excellent opportunity to have one without feeling the need to devote a large part of the day to taking one in. On top of that, it is free to the public. Well cared for, the Kaufmans are actually interred on the grounds, with a wide variety of plants.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This was a nice little garden to wander round. Good selection of flowers and shrubs interspersed with statues and a fountain. Very pleasant on a nice day and wasn't crowded when we visited. Rest rooms on site. Parking not a problem.

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Address: 4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone Number: 816-932-1200
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City

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