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Hallmark Visitors Center

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Lots to see and do

We shopped, ate, and had fun here. We spent an afternoon just hanging out and going to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tulsa, OK
A real gem!

The Hallmark Visitors Center was a great surprise we discovered on our KC vacation. The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 5 days 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 yesterday via mobile

I came here as a kid 35ish years ago. Bow maker is still there!!!! Great memories to have with my kids now. We got there too late to do the kaleidoscope things. Will have to do that sometime as thats the parts I remember most....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We shopped, ate, and had fun here. We spent an afternoon just hanging out and going to the different places to check it out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hquizzle
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Hallmark Visitors Center was a great surprise we discovered on our KC vacation. The exhibits were interactive for the kids and included a lot of interesting history for the adults as well. The volunteers at the front desk were extremely friendly and helpful!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor center is free and you can spend as much time as you want to walk through the history of an American iconic business. It's amazing to see how the company has grown from humble roots to what it is today and how the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

This was an enjoable visit on an afternoon. Spent over an hour browsing around. Something I didn't know about Kansas City.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed February 3, 2019

The Hallmark visitors center is a very attractive museum of the founding and growth of Hallmark. Some of the exhibits are quite touching, such as the annual Christmas trees the employees decorated for the company’s founder. It’s fun and interesting to see how greeting cards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ArlettaC
Reviewed January 15, 2019

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 December 27, 2018 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 December 22, 2018 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 December 17, 2018

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
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