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Hallmark Visitors Center

Crown Center 2500 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
+1 816-274-3613
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As I continue to discover the world around me during the Big birthday year, I took a trip in my own... read more

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Hitheroadwithlila
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Lenexa, Kansas
History of Hallmark

This Visitors Center tells the story of the Hallmark Company including their greeting cards... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shocker14
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Wichita, Kansas
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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. Combined with one of the world’s largest creative communities, Hallmark helps to foster a more emotionally connected world. From our timeline walking visitors through Hallmark’s humble beginnings, to famous collaborations with U.S. presidents, world leaders, and famous artists, to samples of our current products customers have grown to love, come visit us and be immersed in the world of Hallmark at our Visitors Center.
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Crown Center 2500 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
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Reviewed today

As I continue to discover the world around me during the Big birthday year, I took a trip in my own backyard. I decided to find out more about the greeting card giant based in Kansas City. In 1910, a young entrepreneur by the name...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This Visitors Center tells the story of the Hallmark Company including their greeting cards, ornaments, the Hallmark television channel, etc. When we were there, they had a small pop art exhibit. Worth a visit if you are in the Crown Center. Doesn't take too much...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A walk through the Hallmark Visitors Center is a study in the history of the greeting card and the company that made them famous. To see the creativity, watch the artists and writers, and to marvel at the extent of the collection contained therein is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Hallmark Visitors Center is a fun place to visit for all ages. It's free and it doesn't take long. You can spend a few minutes to an hour there. It's a self guided tour so you can go anytime. You can see a variety...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had time by myself and decided to stop in and I'm really glad I did. The history of Hallmark is quite fascinating. You can walk through there museum, free of cost, and learn they practically invented wrapping paper. The shopping portion connected has several...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent , courteous staff members! I bought some items, and I am very pleased! I will encourage others to shop here!

Thank Monica T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good example of American enterprise. The self-guided tour and brief movie about the history of Hallmark Cards is definitely worth the hour or so if you're ever in Kansas City. Check out the bow-making machine.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Start with the movie then take you time walking through the exhibits. Only takes about an hour but you could spend more or less time. I love hallmark everything so I really enjoyed the story. The lady at the front desk was pleasant. The guy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The free museum is a great place for anyone to visit while in town! I enjoyed seeing all the past Hallmark displays and collectibles. What a joy it was learning the history of the Hallmark company and how times have changed. I enjoyed seeing all...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love greeting cards like me, you would love this self-guided tour. It does a great job in providing a history of Hallmark as well as the different lines of businesses they are in (e.g., movies, keepsake). The museum is also FREE! This is...More

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