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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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So interesting and so well done.

This is a fantastic place. Very interesting and well thought out. Great place for baseball fans and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GoingGone2018
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Overland Park, Kansas
With a Great Friend in the City for Chiefs vs Colts Football Game

Took a Friday after lunch to go thru the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Give yourself two - three... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JRAS1990
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Gibsonville, North Carolina
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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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Very nice visit to small museum , they show a documentary film in a small room which was very informative and the highlight of the visit. We got groupons for discount on our ticket. Negro baseball started in KC!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kathy2758
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Really glad we went to this museum....it is a wonderful tribute to history of the Negro Leagues.....liked the diamond with the bronze statues of the greatest of the great players from the Negro Leagues.....history is well laid out (including the intersection of the other countries...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mmelinda613
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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
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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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