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Kansas City Gangster Tour

55 reviews
About Kansas City Gangster Tour
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.
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Kansas City, MO, USA
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A little bit hokey, a little bit of history, a lot of fun! Great tour of the area with interesting history about the characters that built KC. Good for small groups. Nice bus. You can bring your own bootleg liquor but no bathroom on bus--tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

The tour was very cheesy with only some interesting information but about 3/4 the way through two homeless guys got into a fist fight and it was very funny and got a good laugh.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Samuel D
Jet36338525402, General Manager at Kansas City Gangster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Dear Samuel: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your thoughts of the Gangster Tour. I am sorry that you did not have a great experience, but would appreciate more information on why you thought the tour was cheesy. We take all...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

Went on this tour with a large group. Being local I already had some knowledge of a lot of what was being discussed and pointed out to us. However I did learn a few new things that I didn't know about and saw places that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank mjc1999
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved this informative tour of Kansas City's notorious history. Our tour guide was informed and gregarious. Bennie, the bus driver, was engaging. Totally worth the time and money.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LeeDoll18
Reviewed April 18, 2018

It is a tongue and cheek type of event. The tour guide interacts with a monitor screen but they teach the guest a lot about how Tom Pendergast became the big wig in Kansas City. With showing the actually buildings that were used as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

The retirement community I work with scheduled a private tour with Carey's Gangster tour. Our guide was on time, professional and knowledgable... not to mention incredibly talented. The organization made booking this event really easy and communication was spot on. Our guide was fun and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Mytzis01
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We had some out of town guests and the weather was gray and cold, so this was the perfect solution. The tour is done in a bus with Donnie and Jonnie the mobster tour guides and the help of on-screen movies they interact with. This...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank gil100
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour. My son and I did this tour on a whim. I'm a history buff and enjoy learning about Kansas City's history. The guides, Johnny and Bull were knowledgeable and entertaining. I know of KC mobster history, but it great seeing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank franklinc_63
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This was our first tour of the city, though we have been visiting Kansas City for over ten years now. It was one of the very best tours I ever participated in. There was Benny the Bull, our driver and our two Gangster guides, Donnie...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Betina
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The KC Gangster tour is very well done! Our mobster tour guide "Johnny" and driver "Benny the bull" are hilarious together. They have a great rapport with each other which adds even more to the tour. It was fascinating hearing stories about KC's shady past...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kriggs7901
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Edie H
January 31, 2019|
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Response from L7963GZkellyr | Property representative |
Thank You for your question! The Public Tours are every Saturday at 10am and 1pm. Walk up tickets are based on availability, but we are blessed to sell out often so it is best to make a reservation. Just call 816-471-1234... More
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Betina | Reviewed this property |
There is no restroom on this bus nor do they stop anywhere except for telling the history of Kansas City gangsters. Maybe one can ask for a stop, I really do not know.
Alex L
August 11, 2017|
Response from DeefromOz | Reviewed this property |
The public tours are only on Saturdays. You can book a private tour during the week if you have a group.