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Ranked #1 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects,... more » Owner description: The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact still echoes today. With one of the greatest collections of World War I artifacts anywhere in the world, the new state-of-the-art complex uses highly-interactive technology to bring history to life. The Museum is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the corner of Pershing and Main. « less
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Ranked #2 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Art Museums
This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.
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Ranked #3 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #4 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: History Museums; Military Museums; Specialty Museums

The Steamboat Arabia Museum is in the AAA guide.  It isn't the easiest place to find, but do persevere, it's worth seeing.  The admission price may seem a bit steep, but after you... more »

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Ranked #5 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #6 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Starlight Theatre is the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with... more » Owner description: Starlight Theatre is the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Everything from Broadway shows to live concerts perform on the stage where thousands of guests can watch, listen and enjoy what they see! A first-class venue in every sense of the word helps make every night, a Starlight Night! « less
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Ranked #7 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Gardens
Owner description: This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of Kansas City. Powell Gardens, in partnership with the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #8 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Children's Museums
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Ranked #9 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Fountains
"The City of Fountains" boasts more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate.
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Ranked #10 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Symphonies
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Ranked #11 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #12 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Parks; Battlefields; Gardens; Fountains
Owner description: This peaceful 74-acre retreat offers the fragrant Rose Garden, scenic walking paths and a small lake for those restful... more » Owner description: This peaceful 74-acre retreat offers the fragrant Rose Garden, scenic walking paths and a small lake for those restful moments. « less
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Ranked #13 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #14 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Specialty Museums
Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
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Ranked #15 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Fountains
Owner description: Dedicated to the memory of J.C. Nichols, the developer of Kansas City's Country Club Plaza, this is one of the most treasured... more » Owner description: Dedicated to the memory of J.C. Nichols, the developer of Kansas City's Country Club Plaza, this is one of the most treasured water fountains in town. « less
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Ranked #16 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #17 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #18 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: The Coterie Named "One of the Five Best Theaters for Young Audiences" in the US by TIME magazine, the Coterie Theatre... more » Owner description: The Coterie Named "One of the Five Best Theaters for Young Audiences" in the US by TIME magazine, the Coterie Theatre provides unique theatre experiences for families and young audiences. It is nationally recognized for its one-of-a-kind programming. The Coterie's season is year-round and offers a Family Series and Preteen/Teen Series productions at the theatre's mainstage in Crown Center. Its "Coterie At Night" productions are intended for teens and adults and are performed at various venues. Individual, group and season tickets are available. Acting and theatre classes are offered year-round for students K-12th grades in Kansas City (Crown Center), Overland Park (Miller-Marley), Parkville (Park University) and Lee's Summit (MCC-Longview). An extensive summer camp program is offered at these sites plus Plaza (Pembroke Hill), South Kansas City (Notre Dame de Sion), and Liberty (Liberty Community Center). « less
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Ranked #19 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, formerly the Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City, is currently closed for... more » Owner description: The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, formerly the Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City, is currently closed for renovations until early 2015. The Toy and Miniature Museum features the Midwest's largest collection of antique toys and the nation's largest collection of contemporary, fine-scale miniatures. Soon to become the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, the Museum exhibits the art of imagination. « less
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Ranked #20 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Gardens
Offering scenic and fragrant delights, the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden is located in Kansas City's Loose Park.
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Ranked #21 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #22 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #23 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #24 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Specialty Museums
Airline history museum at Kansas City airport devoted to saving and preserving old aircraft, including "connies".
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Ranked #25 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Science Museums
Owner description: See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry behind some of your favorite beverages. Kids and adults... more » Owner description: See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry behind some of your favorite beverages. Kids and adults alike will be entertained for hours at this center dedicated to showing how science is a part of our everyday lives. « less
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Ranked #26 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Zoos
Owner description: You need at least a day to explore this expansive zoo that features a 95-acre African environment where more than 400 animals... more » Owner description: You need at least a day to explore this expansive zoo that features a 95-acre African environment where more than 400 animals roam. « less
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Ranked #27 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #28 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
See everything behind the world's most popular greeting card at the company's factory headquarters.
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Ranked #29 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Established in 1885 as Kansas City's first cultural institution, this art museum houses a rich collection of modern and... more » Owner description: Established in 1885 as Kansas City's first cultural institution, this art museum houses a rich collection of modern and contemporary art. « less
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Ranked #30 of 102 attractions in Kansas City
Category: Museums
Owner description: The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is the nation's celebration for men's... more » Owner description: The College Basketball Experience (CBE) and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is the nation's celebration for men's collegiate basketball. The CBE is one of the most highly interactive sports facilities in the nation and was awarded a top-5 interactive museum designation by Wired Magazine in 2008. The CBE is the anti sports hall of fame. You may sweat here! Fun for the entire family as well as one of the most in-demand special event venues in the region. The CBE and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame was established in October 2007 and founded by The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). It is owned and operated by the NABC Foundation, Inc. « less
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