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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
+1 816-221-1920
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Great place for little known history

This place is filled with history of the negro baseball league and tells stories that many need to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chuck G
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Florida Keys, Florida
A High Class Museum that does Honor to those Fine Athletes!

To begin with I am not a baseball Fan but the Boss & Son is. So there was no way I was going to get... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David L
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Pasadena, California
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Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is filled with history of the negro baseball league and tells stories that many need to know! It explains how the Negro League influenced baseball as we know it today. While it looks small from the outside, it has many many displays and...More

Thank Chuck G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To begin with I am not a baseball Fan but the Boss & Son is. So there was no way I was going to get out of this one. But I digress. Anyways I did not have much hope about this place. As I expected...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very small museum that actually had a guided tour going on when we were there which made getting the museum difficult. There is really only one way through the museum. The exhibits are very well done. I wish we were able to...More

Thank Amy L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband is a baseball lover since 5 in Little League. He read, slept and dreamed baseball as a child. So on a recent trip decided to visit this small museum that pays tribute to great players who were limited where they could play only...More

Thank todayUnhappy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibit is insightful and overall put together in a way that coherently traces the history of both the various leagues and their place in the larger American narrative. The experience was lessened by the many typos in the information signs and that a scheduled...More

Thank Tim d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Come on down to 18th and Vine, and enjoy the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, you are gonna love the rich history and beautiful memorabilia.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see for the fan interested in baseball history, especially if you have lived in the era where these parallel leagues existed. This museum is also located in a very historic Kansas City neighborhood.

Thank CoachRFM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 5 hours there and didn't have time to watch all the wonderful videos. You need to allow for a lot of time to take in all the great history. It's a must see for any baseball lover.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the opening talk by the president of the museum, this was just a fascinating place. A short movie begins the history tour. Stories of decade by decade changes in players and the leagues. There were some great accomplishments despite the discrimination. We spent...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the price of admission. The museum is very detailed and well done. It is connected to the Jazz Museum and you can combine prices if you plan to go to both. This is a great place to take your family to discuss the...More

Thank Ryan S
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Sandrap49
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Martin H | Reviewed this property |
No. The trolley is on the other side of town. We drove.
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manofwow
July 4, 2018|
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Response from DMartin216 | Reviewed this property |
It would be a good choice, especially if you had only a few hours. And the original Arthur Bryant’s BBQ is just a few blocks away. Combine those two for a great taste of KC history.
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Ann B
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Winston C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure, check website. But is wheelchair friendly.
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