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Address: Kansas City, MO
Phone Number: 816-471-1234

Kansas City was a favorite spot of the “old timers.” The Gangster Tour puts...

Kansas City was a favorite spot of the “old timers.” The Gangster Tour puts you hot on the trail of this city's most notorious Goodfellas. Don't make us twist your arm. Grab your chopper, hop on the bus and you’ll be immersed in a melodramatic look at mob homes and hangouts, turf wars and infamous crimes like the Union Station massacre.Tours board at Union Station's West Transit Pavilion. For reservations or for ticket information call 816-471-1234. We’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse.

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Just a lot of Fun!

I went on the tour with a KC friend who knew a lot about the history of KC and the mob. And I had read two books on the the wide open city of KC in the 30s thru the 60s. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I went on the tour with a KC friend who knew a lot about the history of KC and the mob. And I had read two books on the the wide open city of KC in the 30s thru the 60s. This tour is entertaining, fun, informative, and educational... Most of all, it's fun! We had a ball! It's true,... More 

Thank SouthernTravel
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was a well-presented tour of the old gangster spots in Kansas City with a fact-filled narrative. Of course, the town has changed greatly but the concrete buildings of the Pendergast Era are still standing and the neighborhoods are still there but, of course, very different now. The guide was knowledgeable and the video complimented his stories. The bus was... More 

Thank mercerKC
Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

It was an afternoon packed with history and excitement! We traveled down the road with our guide dressed as an upscale gangster. He educated us on historic gangster landmarks and the effects it had on the cities politics and buildings. The tour never had a dull moment and our guide even reenacted a famous shootout and we all cheered from... More 

Thank prosperityoverflow
Overland Park, Kansas
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in KC since 1985 and have only heard bits and pieces of my city. This was a great tour brbringing it all together

1 Thank Greg L
Blue Springs, Missouri
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Went on the Gangster Tour with 2 of our friends. We had a great time. The tour was very informative and we got to see places in KC that we had never seen before. The host was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour is a constant 90 minutes of information.

5 Thank EireLover_13
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

I went with the in-laws and wife. We live in JoCo and they were in from Ohio. This was a very informative tour, and a fun way to see the older parts of KCMO. A lot of interesting history, and the host was good....played the part awesome! I would recommend this for couples, or families without kids. Also, no lulls... More 

6 Thank Derek D
Independence, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I took my grown up daughter on this tour and it was fun and informative :) I would recommend it for adults.

2 Thank DPenn_11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This is available on Saturday only it Is a must! Family friendly and the host us amazing! They are very friendly and knowledgeable alcohol is allowed as a carry-on! Load up and have fun!

1 Thank Larry S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I will not give this tour a "poor" rating because our host really worked hard and I feel that deserves some credit, but this was not at all what I expected. First of all, most of this tour is watching a video on the bus while you drive. Our host went in and out of character talking to the video... More 

8 Thank HappyTraveler3434
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I highly recommend this tour, I was recommended by a friend and enjoyed it! The only problem was lack of a microphone, setting in the back on a warm day the driver had to turn off the AC so we could hear our guide, but other than that no complaints! The tour was entertaining, fun and educational.

1 Thank KellyKC81

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