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Kansas City Museum

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Amazing mansion undergoing restoration

Even with all the dust of restoration, it's worth the guided tour through this magnificent private... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Tom W
Delightful Museum

This museum, in an old mansion, is quaint and charming. It offers insights into Kansas CIty's... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
LeBonCatulus
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May 12, 2018
“Amazing mansion undergoing restoration”
Apr 5, 2017
“Under Construction”
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This museum, located in a 50-room mansion, traces the development of life on the plains and Kansas City's role in the westward expansion of the United States.
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3218 Gladstone Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64123-1199
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 6, 2016

We were there a couple of months ago and surprised to see a pottery art exhibit being set up. We not only had the tour guide but also the executive director giving us information about the upcoming changes and the exhibit that was being set...More

2  Thank skipsaundra
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

We visited the Museum today the main house is Under Construction and had a tour scheduled for 2 pm but due to time constraints we did watch the 27 minute video on the Long Family who were the "Vanderbilts" of Kansas City which was quite...More

2  Thank Travelsupr
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Even with all the dust of restoration, it's worth the guided tour through this magnificent private residence in what used to be Kansas City's most exclusive neighborhood, but is now showing signs of renewal and investment. It is a rare glimpse into the lifestyle of...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We visited the Museum today the main house is Under Construction and had a tour scheduled for 2 pm but due to time constraints we did watch the 27 minute video on the Long Family who were the "Vanderbilts" of Kansas City which was quite...More

2  Thank Travelsupr
Reviewed September 21, 2016

This museum, in an old mansion, is quaint and charming. It offers insights into Kansas CIty's historical legacy of opulence, politics, society and culture. Try a soda fountain drink at the soda fountain shop in the premise's basement. It's fun.

Thank LeBonCatulus
Reviewed May 3, 2016

I had been here as a child, on a school field trip, many years ago. So, visiting again recently was a real treat. This structure was originally built as a private mansion, for a local lumber baron, at the turn of the 20th century. A...More

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed March 6, 2016

We were there a couple of months ago and surprised to see a pottery art exhibit being set up. We not only had the tour guide but also the executive director giving us information about the upcoming changes and the exhibit that was being set...More

2  Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed October 29, 2015

The museum has moved and they are restoring the old Long mansion on Gladstone Blvd. They are restoring the rooms back to their glory time in Kansas City. It will take several years to raise the money to complete the home back to orginal. I...More

2  Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I had never gone to a museum. It was amazing.I learned so much.we had conversations for jours on way home with our kids.grest place.

Thank Aculbertson
Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Amazing grounds of this museum were all we could see, as we went on a Monday. It was within walking distance (1/2 mile) of our B&B. There are placards on all 4 sides of the grounds telling the history of this huge Home/Estate, that...More

Thank lizh5933
Reviewed January 23, 2015

This facility is worth a 1/2 day. Their exhibit area is very large & well organized. Whatever their next exhibit will be, they have the space to display the items & not feel crowded. Make sure you have lunch at the Museum. Lovely, indoor garden...More

1  Thank RASBERRY1947
Reviewed October 27, 2014

My kids & I would go to the museum, once a month. It is an exciting adventure. There's so much to see & experience. Makes for a great Sunday afternoon.

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