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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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Love the Kaufman Gardens!

The gardens are pretty small which is part of why I love them so much. They are located right by... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Leawood, Kansas
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A sanctuary hidden in the city

This is an amazingly beautiful gem hidden in the city. The gardens are well manicured and the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Kansas City, Kansas
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This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of Kansas City. Powell Gardens, in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, manages and maintains the garden.
4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2045
+1 816-932-1200
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

We decided to stroll along the Brush Creek from the Plaza to the Gardens on a beautiful day and weren’t disappointed. This isn’t an extensive garden area but it’s calming and beautiful - and there is even a cat who makes his home here.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

A lovely place for photographs, meditating or just plain being! Well worth your time to stop by when you are in the Kansas City area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Been several times and have enjoyed each visit. It does not take long to experience the venue, is primarily out-of-doors sited near the River. Bike access and good parking make it easy to experience Fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jesseMN
Reviewed December 30, 2018

A relaxing well maintained traditional garden that's not too big. Make sure not to move any of the plants :)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed December 10, 2018

My mom and I like to go on field trips during the summer around the greater Kansas City area. This one is a particular favorite. Plant enthusiasts can rejoice in the beauty created in such a small space. I would recommend a thermos of your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The gardens are pretty small which is part of why I love them so much. They are located right by the Nelson Art Gallery and close to the Country Club Plaza. Super easy in and out with free parking just steps from the entrance. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazingly beautiful gem hidden in the city. The gardens are well manicured and the scenery and water features are so calming. The resident caretaker cat doesn’t seem to be too concerned with visitors. Will be back as the seasons change.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a great place to sip a cup of coffee and take in the butterflies and flowers. Very peaceful. We observed others reading, writing in journals, and taking in the natural beauty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carl G
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had this on our list of places to visit in Kc. Nice grounds but needs variety Think each garden should stand on it's own. Same flowers in almost every bed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TOM S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

enjoyed gardens . helpful signage. not large area.but beautiful flowers and shrubs. Landscaped nicely.

Date of experience: August 2018
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October 28, 2018|
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Response from Carl G | Reviewed this property |
No, there are many places close by.
October 28, 2018|
Response from whalewatcher09 | Reviewed this property |
No it is very small and peaceful, but there are numerous places to eat nearby.
May 27, 2018|
Response from SRiese | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any posted hours. I was there in the late evening and didn't see any signs of it closing. It's possible they don't close the doors and you can get in at any time.