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“Great tour--even for locals”
Review of Gangster Tour

Gangster Tour
Ranked #9 of 13 Tours in Kansas City
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed June 8, 2011

We took some out of town guests on the Gangster Tour and everyone was thoroughly entertained! I've lived in the KC area most of my life, and while I was familiar with most of the stories; it was great to see the actual locations where the events occurred. The tour departed from Union station and lasted about 1 1/2 hours. It was narrated by an actor in gangster costume and interspersed with a video. It was a hot day, but the step van style bus was cool & comfortable. The tour concluded with our "gangster" pointing out some of the bullet holes from the famous Union Station massacre in 1933. I always knew they were there, but never knew where to look. The time went by quickly & questions were answered at the end.

18  Thank BobV_7
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Reviewed May 30, 2011

The original Gangster tour by KCTG.com has been around for 15 years. There is a new one called Ghost and Gangsters offered by Full Moon Productions. I have been on the real Gangster Tour four times and it's excellent!

9  Thank KCGangster
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Reviewed April 6, 2011

The three previous reviews do not even sound like the tour I took today with a group of 25. Allthough the 90-minute tour is scheduled for Saturday afternoons, we had a special tour this morning. It was excellent. Our guide was informative, the video intermingled was good, and we all learned a lot. Ghosts were not a part of this tour, and it was not advertised that way. We heard about the Union Station massacre in 1933, Mob Boss Tom Penderghast, the brothels, prohibition and learned why Kansas City buildings are constructed of so much cement! A woman who had been on the Las Vegas ghanster tour said this one was 10 times better and cheaper. This is really an interesting tour!

14  Thank MJKC_11
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