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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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We visited the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden and were not disappointed. Everything was nicely manicured and the ability to transition from the hustle and bustle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Manhattan, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden and were not disappointed. Everything was nicely manicured and the ability to transition from the hustle and bustle of Kansas City to a relaxing garden was unbelieveable. We will visit again when in Kansas City!

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful place to visit to take in nature in the city. Complete with a fountain and benches, this is a great place for a picnic!

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Albany, Oregon
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103 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

On a recent visit to KC to see family, we were taken to the Kauffman Memorial Garden. We had no idea it was there! So glad that we know now! It is a lovely, quiet place to reflect and calm when a busy city is all around you. Plenty of free parking very close by. The flowers and greenery that... More 

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Cedar Falls
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a small jewel of a walled garden and when we visited, it was filled with scents and flowers that were well-ahead of the season because they lived in a microclimate. The sculptures were beautifully sited and did not overwhelm the plants. It is obvious that annuals will be rotated in the beds and that there will be a... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It doesn't matter what time of year you come, the garden is beautiful. Spring had hardly got here, but already the garden was blooming. Wistera on a wall, daffodils everywhere. Tulips, orchids, and so many others I don't remember the names. They were prepping the fountains while we were there so they should be up for the year by now.

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kansas city
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Such a wonderful gift from Ewing and Muriel! This is open all year till dusk, since there is a small indoor conservatory. I have been here in all 4 seasons, each year more beautiful. Senior and prom and wedding photos are often seen here on weekends. Kids especially enjoy the surprise fountain in the shade garden. A great spot for... More 

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Kansas City
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

These memorial gardens have their own ambience and charm, unique in Kansas City. Go early in the morning when you're likely to have it all to yourself, and after you've done a meditation walk through the outdoor gardens, go into the enclosed building and enjoy the orchids and the warm, steamy air as you sit on a bench and do... More 

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St. Louis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It really is pretty but small and don't plan on much more than 30 minutes. It you are nearby worth a stop but would not go out of the way like I did.

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Harrisonville, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A walk through the Kauffman gardens every season is a delight. The winter/holiday displays, the spring plantings, the summer flowers and the fall colors are fabulous. There is usually someone around to talk about a plant you want to add to your garden. But it is just enough to absorb the surroundings.

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Kansas City, KS
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had our wedding pictures taken here and I have been back since just to enjoy the garden. So peaceful and beautiful. Most other botanical gardens have an admission fee, but not here. Great for a lunch time walk.

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