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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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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 1 week ago
Kansas City, Kansas
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A place to sit and relax, Bush Creek fountain is also nice.

This is a great place to sip a cup of coffee and take in the butterflies and flowers. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carl G
Jacksonville, Arkansas
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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 1 week ago 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.

Thank L C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank TOM S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank zeke777789
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very peaceful and serene gardens. The fountains are splendid among the gardens. Make sure to pop into the building to see the orchids.

Thank cleemb210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here in early August. They have a nice variety of perennials and annuals and some unique trees and shrubs. The beds are well maintained. They have milkweed for the Monarchs and we found some caterpillars. We are from farther north so it was...More

Thank becky h
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Such a lovely unassuming celebration of local flora and fauna. We popped in on our way to church and were delighted by the friendly cat, the amazing little alcoves and gorgeous array of flowers. Check this place out.

Thank serewife65
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Though somewhat small, the gardens are beautiful! Very tranquil environment! Truly worth a visit. I highly rerecommend taking a rest stop here.

Thank hermuslj
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This park was very beautiful, people were reading in the shade to taking professional photos. It was nice to walk around and take pictures, they had plenty of benches to rest at and they had free parking as well.

Reviewed July 11, 2018

We stopped by for the first time on our anniversary. This was a really small garden visit you can do in 30 minutes. We were hoping for more. There seemed to be a limited variety of flowers and displays. Flowers were loosely labeled for identification....More

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Tara B
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.
Katie C
April 8, 2017|
Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. Just call their office and see. It is a wonderful place!
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Upzeedaisy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes, there is plenty of parking. September would be less colorful but there are fountains, ponds and statues.