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Hallmark Visitors Center

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful attraction and its FREE!

Located in the Crown Center in downtown Kansas City, the Hallmark Visitors center offers a free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
9Buffalolady20
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Depew NY
Intriguing

I can't believe this place is free. It was so much fun to learn the history of hallmark. I strongly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shawn z
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Norwalk
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Discover how a teenager from Nebraska tucked two shoeboxes of postcards under his arms and set out to create an iconic company in Kansas City. More than 100 years later, our billion-dollar brand contains a diverse portfolio of six businesses...more
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Crown Center 2500 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 18, 2006

A nice stop! Wonderful Staff - and I they showed us the process of making greeting cards - what a wonderful art in making these cards - makes you appreciate the hallmark brand and way of making cards. A MUST SEE!

6  Thank cv3_iowa
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 20, 2008

I was expecting more! I thought I was going to get a factory style tour, viewing cards and other items being developed and created. The Center is just a museum to Hallmark past and present. There was a booth were someone works on a card...More

3  Thank jedivader
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the Crown Center in downtown Kansas City, the Hallmark Visitors center offers a free self-guided tour through the history of Hallmark. There is so much to see make sure you plan on a few hours. Also, watch the introductory movie prior to going...More

Thank 9Buffalolady20
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe this place is free. It was so much fun to learn the history of hallmark. I strongly recommend to watch the video, I usually don't like them but this one is definitely intriguing.

Thank shawn z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who among us has not sent or received a Hallmark card? So when my wife and I found ourselves with a little time while in K.C. we decided to visit the Hallmark Visitor Center & museum. It was worth our time. You learn how the...More

Thank PMATT914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the museum and the short film that tells the story of the Hall family. It was interesting and the exhibits brought back some good memories.

Thank nank59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's free My mom used to work there before I was born. I thought it might be interesting. I was bored and no staff other than a receptionist to tell you it was OK to walk around.

Thank G_Friedrich_M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the trip!! The history of the Hall family and his company's accomplishments were impressive. We recommend this attraction for family and children. Plenty to see and learn. We never knew that Hallmark was such a grand scale operation. The exhibits were first class and...More

Thank Win_Hanson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn’t expecting much when we came here but enjoyed it a lot. The film tells about the life of Mr. Hall who started Hallmark. It is very interesting. After seeing the movie, I felt that Hallmark must be a great place to work as...More

Thank MJVT57
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Nice history of Hallmark cards. It is well laid out. Can tour the displays in about 1/2 and hour. Would recommend to others.

1  Thank Local-traveller63
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

It has a variety of neat exhibits and very polite staff. Great exhibits throughout of cards and artists and even a bow making machine. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank CanusLupus
Reviewed September 16, 2018

When my wife suggested this I thought it would be boring. Turned out just the opposite. Great story and museum about how a signature company formed and defines and industry. Particularly liked the movie with the interview with John Hall.

1  Thank Robert C
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