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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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Nice way to spend a bit of time learning about how the greeting card industry was created by JC... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katie L
It’s in the cards and more

This fascinating visitors centre charts the history of Hallmark cards and its connection to Kansas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice way to spend a bit of time learning about how the greeting card industry was created by JC Hall. Fun looking at the old cards and watching how bows are made. Spent way too much $$ in the gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This fascinating visitors centre charts the history of Hallmark cards and its connection to Kansas City. It plots well the development of this very successful company. The exhibits are informative and well laid out. They included examples of works by Walt Disney and Sir Winston...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Akumuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply Love it. It’s the Christmas season when we visit. Everything are warm and seasoned with hallmark history learned. Worth the visit for sure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WLSH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our sons age 5, 7, and 12. I was surprised at the amount of items in the museum. I especially like the Christmas tree room and the kids enjoyed seeing the process of a bow get made. It was an easy way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SJB_NC
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise to come across. It's free and gives a good picture of the history of Hallmark and all that they are involved in today. Learned about their relationship with Norman Rockwell, Walt Disney, Winston Churchill, and Charles Schultz. Also discovered the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This was a really cool history of Hallmark. Lots of ornaments and neat progression of how Hallmark has evolved through the years. You can even make a bow!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shawnz103
Reviewed October 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PMATT914
Reviewed October 27, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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