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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Great place for baseball fans!

What a great place to see the historic league with players that made an impact for current players... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
Not a Baseball Fan...BUT

I'm not really a baseball fan; however, we were in the area and saw the museum and took some time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pat B
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Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great place to see the historic league with players that made an impact for current players in the MLB!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rick2343
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not really a baseball fan; however, we were in the area and saw the museum and took some time to visit. It was very interesting and I enjoyed our visit and the historical perspective.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is a fantastic place. Very interesting and well thought out. Great place for baseball fans and history fans. I am both so I love it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

Took a Friday after lunch to go thru the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Give yourself two - three hours to see and read the information that is provide on all the items. Very relax when we were there. A lot of information to take in,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JRAS1990
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We loved the museum and even took KCK natives who had never visited. A few things need to be repaired but overall it was great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank renes186
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Visited with my Sister and her kids. I had no idea how much history there was in the Negro Leagues. I am from Cleveland, Ohio and our city played a big part in that history. This museum brought to light the many social and racial...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teri P
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Located at 18th and Vine, this museum does a great job summarizing the decades of negro league baseball before their athletes were incorporated into MLB. Fair admission and it took about 1.5 hours for us to go through.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MUFarm
Reviewed December 28, 2018

We visited this museum after we saw the Jazz Museum. They are in the same building and you can purchase a combo ticket for both. This is an area we did not have a lot of interest in but are really glad we went. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Theodore T
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a really good museum, well set up and we learned so much about the Negro League! Definitely worth a visit! There is a LOT of reading and it isn’t very interactive, so I would recommend for kids about 3rd grade and above in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lehrtrip
Reviewed December 18, 2018

My wife and I were in awe of this place. It's hard to beleive it wasn't that long ago that blacks were not allowed to play in the "White Major Leagues". A excellent return for a $10 entry fee

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GreenbushUSA
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October 20, 2018|
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Response from susgames13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but I do not know if there are wheelchairs available for use there. I DO KNOW that the entire museum is wheelchair accesible- and the staff so absolutely friendly and accomodating (not to mention knowledgable... More
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.
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.