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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
Phone Number: 816 994-7200
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This is a wonderful place for performances. Great architecture. Best acoustics in the world. Amazing venue for the performers. A must do.. Be prepared to walk quite a ways. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful place for performances. Great architecture. Best acoustics in the world. Amazing venue for the performers. A must do.. Be prepared to walk quite a ways. The trip from parking to your seat is grueling. Would be easier to walk backward to Macchu Piccu. Unless you are in a wheelchair and somebody is pushing you, think twice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The venue was spectacular. Enjoyed the performance. Quality sound and very good seating from all angles.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The acoustics and seating in this facility are wonderful. The view from inside of the theater looking towards Crown center is very nice. We parked on the street but if you prefer there is ample parking on site.

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Thank blade799
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a breathtaking building, both outside and inside. If you're interested in modern architecture, you definitely should stop by. Walk around the outside, and see whether you can go into the promenade level. You can pick up a brochure about the building outside at the box office on the ground level. Next time we're in Kansas City, we'll definitely... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended my Masters Graduation. Parking ramp is easy to maneauver. Easy directions to the theatre, and the facility is amazing. Bright and lots of windows. The performance area is well laid out and can see a lot and great acoustics.

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Thank justrelaxing12
Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 30+ came here for a guided tour that was set up in advance. They broke us into 2 groups with one tour guide each. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we started in the atrium area where she explained the construction with the cable systems we then went to the hall where the symphony plays and learned... More 

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North Ogden, Utah, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time you enter and look through the 'all glass' wall overlooking Kansas City to entering the auditorium you will be in awe of this beautiful building! It is spectacular!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful structure inside and out! The sweeping lines are shown in the architectures glass front, the "bandshell" back, and the seating inside. The balconies have a rich shimmer look that is mesmerizing. Enjoy!

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Thank TrishA4
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended my husband graduation this past weekend here. Truly a beautiful building inside and out. parking was easy but figuring out exactly where to go could be a little clearer. The blue vested workers were incredible nice!!! Dianne was so awesome!! She was very helpful with our handicap seating. Her and Susan made us feel welcomed and even suggested some... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has great acoustics, easy parking and a nice walk up bar before the concert. Seating is generous and very many ushers on hand to help get you to the right place

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