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#1 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
This museum is equal in quality with the Smithsonian!! Beautiful exhibits, knowledgeable staff, friendly support and a super education on the Great War! Lovely grounds and memorial area to look out over KC and Uni...
Obviously, this is a not-to-be-missed attraction for military and history buffs, but the multimedia (videos, audio) infused in the exhibits, plus the monument itself, which is a tower, make this an amazing experie...
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#2 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
I have visited almost every major art museum in the United States and the Nelson-Atkins belongs on the the top 20 national art museums list for USA!! Superb collection with an amazing Caravaggio masterpiece!! Trul...
The collection is broad with a new Impressionist Gallery opened recently, European and Asian collections, modern art, antiquities, and an outdoor sculpture garden designed by the late landscape architect Dan Kiley.
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#3 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Superb visit to Arabia Steamboat Museum and we had a great time learning about this local archaeological project to unearth the cargo (intact) and fragmentary remains of the sunken passenger and cargo paddle boat,...
Wow! What an amazing layout and informative set up! Starting with the video about how the museum and artifacts were salvaged and preserved to walking around the spacious galleries it is a great experience to see w...
#4 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
A well-curated collection of historically significant memorabilia supplemented by educational materials and well-chosen quotes which illustrate the importance of the Negro Leagues in sports and civil rights history.
Really glad we went to this museum....it is a wonderful tribute to history of the Negro Leagues.....liked the diamond with the bronze statues of the greatest of the great players from the Negro Leagues.....history...
#5 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Two hours of interest, dug into the detail, enjoyed the docent sharing viewing devices through the years, and loved the hands-on (putting hands on a miniature clock using a magnifying glass) and video (painting mi...
The museum has an incredible collection of miniatures, toys from different time periods, dolls and dollhouses, etc. Seeing the old toys we used to have as kids brought back fun childhood memories.
#6 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
You do need to get tickets, they are free but stop here to get your free timed tickets, head next door to the hallmark museum which is also free and then arrive at your ticket ticket time.
Find out when the family sessions are and you will happily entertain kids from two through ten with arts and crafts galore.
#7 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Hands on learning science fun throughout.,digging for dinosaur bones, walking through caves, avoiding growling dinosaurs, getting amazed at the mystery hotel, riding a bicycle in a rope, climbing outside in a geom...
Older kids and adults will love it because it explains and challenges you to understand science and engineering concepts with fun demonstrations.
#8 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
The exhibit I saw was so illuminating and long over-due - abstract art created by women of color, dating back to the early 1900's, Bravo! to the curator who conceived the show, and Bravo! to this museum for mounti...
The current exhibit (until 7 Jan 2018) of contemporary American portraits is sensational in that it displays more than 40 paintings and digital photos etc. by around 40 different artists.
#9 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
... and collector, but this place was AWESOME!! Free admission, free parking, some good perks (they give you a free bag of shredded $$$$ per person, discounts for the shop, buy-1-get-1 admission to WWI museum, etc.).
And finally, the "Harry Truman" coin collection is displayed, with coins from the years of every US President as well as some commemorative issues.
#10 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
We went on a baseball trip and we decided to come here and it was very fun, staff was very friendly tons of interactive activities geared towards all ages such as announcing great college basketball moments or pla...
I loved walking around the hall of fame and seeing history but my favorite part was the interactive basketball games.
#11 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Located at Kansas City Downtown Airport in part of the building from which TWA used to be based the museum contains many items from its heritage (ranging from crew and stewardess uniforms to dinner sets) from back...
We were lucky when we took this tour on a Saturday afternoon, because our guide was a retired TWA mechanic and he was very knowledgeable about the history of the company and items on display.
#12 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
It showcases in a creative way the 18th and Vine neighborhood's golden age that spawned greats like Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Basie etc. Interactive films, sound tracks and more teaching history, technical com...
With exhibits showing the history of the greatest in Jazz, including Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Elle Fitzgerald, and more, you get to see artifacts and here samples of their work in this hall of fame!
#13 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
The tour gives you some information about some of the earlier TWA planes, as well as history of the airport, and you get to walk through a Connie and another plane they have on display.
The tour was informative and the tour guide was interesting and loved kids and questions.
#14 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
I thoroughly enjoyed going through this park and seeing everything set up and how engaging the people who do reenactments are
If nothing else take your kids and or grandkids to see the small heard of buffalo they have there!
#15 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
It is located at the union station where you can visit other attractions like science city and an excellent restaurant.
The service was excellent and the illusions were fun I would bring my out of town guest to come see this museum
#16 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
My oldest enjoyed it the most because she is interested in astronomy and she learned stuff about astrology also.
#17 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
This is a gem if you are a student of the Civil War, The West, or local Kansas CIty history.
Authentic, inexpensive, and deemed one of the more haunted places in KC this was a great stop for my husband, and my teenagers.
#18 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Great History Experience for Any Royals Fan!
The rest of the museum is packed with pictures, displays and memorabilia.
#19 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
The museum itself is beautiful, but holds such amazing work!
#20 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Belger Arts Teaching Center offers all kinds of pottery classes, but our introduction was a date night pottery class our kids gave my husband & I for Christmas.
#21 of 33 Museums in Kansas City
Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the home during the civil war.
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