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Great free fun

My boys 11 and 8 had a lot of fun, I wasn't sure at first but I let my older son alone to create on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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Great Fun for Free

We took a 9 year old and she had a great time creating arts and crafts at all the station... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dwayne G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Kaleidoscope nourishes the creative spirit. It is a place where all children and their families are invited to be creative, have fun, and feel good about their own special ideas. Provided by Hallmark Cards, Kaleidoscope is FREE! At Kaleidoscope...more
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2500 Grand Blvd, Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boys 11 and 8 had a lot of fun, I wasn't sure at first but I let my older son alone to create on his own... with out his mom over him. There favorite part was the black light room painting with melted crayons...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a 9 year old and she had a great time creating arts and crafts at all the station. Actually, we had fun too. What we liked best was the puzzle station: draw or paint on a blank cardboard, then run it through the...More

Thank Dwayne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area and have younger kids, this is a must! There is so much fun and crafts to do here! My kids loved it when they were little and now i take my grandkids!

Thank StacieS262
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The free experience let’s children create art similar to what the Halmmark greeting card company creates. The Hallmark visitors center is next door. I recommend both!

Thank Angela J
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are like me, you like order and direction. Thankfully for my kid, this place is not like that!! Lol! The set up leads to creativity for kids to do what they please and make what they will. No signs or guides to say...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter there for an adventure and it did not disappoint! They had crafts for children of all ages and the best part is that it is free. Thank you Hallmark for this service — we will go again!

Thank Msyeldaws
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from out of town and decided on a visit after reading about this place. Wasn’t sure if it would be a good fit, but the 11 year old boy loved it! Not so much of a “children’s museum” as a young artists center. Water...More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

At Hallmark Cards, near Crown Center this is free for all. Younger children love the experience of creating all kinds of crafts from paper, paints, puzzle stamps, etc. It's a 45 minute session so parents, help pace them so they get to it all. It's...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We took our grandson here. He isn't much of an arts and crafts kid, so he just went around from place to place. The exhibit museum was interesting!

Thank martyleitner33
Reviewed June 28, 2018

If you have small children this is a great time. Bright and colorful. Great art type projects. Kids walk out with a big bag of things they have created and a smile.

Thank Margie T
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Linda V
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Rochelle K | Reviewed this property |
The place is great but I think boys that age would get bored quickly.
April 6, 2016|
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Response from MissouriLucy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is first come, first serve. There is no entry fee. I think they run it by sessions...in other words I think you can get in line and get in 2 or 3 different times each day. (We got there before 9:00 a.m. and just... More
Priscilla G
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Hours are different each day. They open session times rather than keep the facility open during all day. I can't post a specific website address but search for hallmark kaleidoscope calendar and you ought to find their site... More