From world class performances, award-winning venues and exceptional educational programming, with your support the American Jazz Museum will remain a destination for all things jazz. become a member Membership to the American Jazz Museum comes with a variety of perks including free admission to the museum, discounts on ... performances and a whole lot more.
In 1991 the Arabia’s cargo was transformed into the Arabia Steamboat Museum, a top Kansas City attraction and favorite local destination in the historic City Market. From fine China to carpentry tools to children’s toys to the world’s oldest pickles—the Arabia’s artifacts captivate visitors of all ages.
Kansas City began along the Missouri River. At Berkley Riverfront, the historic relationship to this vital natural resource continues. It is a scenic oasis, a place for community, activity, entertainment and relaxation within an urban landscape. Look just north of downtown Kansas City, on the south bank of the Missouri River and between the iconic Kit Bond and Heart of America bridges.
Founded in 1989 in Kansas City, Missouri, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. Founded in 1989 in Kansas City, Missouri, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest.
The College Basketball Experience is a high-energy interactive facility where fans—from the casual to the passionate—of any age can immerse themselves in the game. From skills challenges to capturing your own call of a historic game at the ESPNU Broadcast Desk, you’ll experience college basketball like never before.
The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden draws inspiration from the couple’s journey through life and their commitment to share with others. It is an enduring gift for Kansas City that extends the legacy of a gracious couple and welcomes visitors to a vibrant landscape throughout the year.
Fleming Park, covering over 7,800 acres of recreational parkland, is located approximately 15 minutes from Kansas City. Originally named Lake Jacomo, the park was renamed Fleming Park in honor of Judge Harry M. Fleming who helped guide the development of Lake Jacomo during the 1950s.
Hallmark Visitors Center. Discover how a teenager from Nebraska tucked two shoeboxes of postcards under his arms and set out to create an iconic company in Kansas City. More than 100 years later, our billion-dollar brand contains a diverse portfolio of six businesses.
The Kansas City Zoo connects people to each other and the natural world to promote understanding, appreciation, and conservation. The Kansas City Zoo connects people to each other and the natural world to promote understanding, appreciation, and conservation.
The sleek exterior of Kansas City’s Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Gunnar Birkerts, only hints at the activity within its walls. The open, light-filled atrium provides a striking setting for art activities at the Museum, which are accessible to all, free of charge, year-round.
In 1971 George Edward Kessler, the Landscape Architect and Engineer who was a driving force in creating Kansas City’s park and boulevard system, was honored by the Board of Kansas City, Missouri Park and Recreation Commissioners when they renamed one of the early parks created through Kessler’s master plan as George E. Kessler Park.
About the Lake Just minutes from south Kansas City, Longview Lake offers 930 acres of water entertainment and 14 picturesque shelters. Get away with the whole family for an exciting day of power boating, water skiing, jet skiing or a relaxing pontoon boat ride. You can also get a tan and go for a swim at the beach.
History When Marie Minor Sanborn (Mrs. Thor Sanborn) died in 1941, she willed about 200 acres of the farm that she and her husband owned just south of Kansas City, around 110th Street (Red Bridge Road) at Holmes, to the City of Kansas City as a park upon her husband’s future death.
Money Museum guests can park in the visitor parking lot located on the west side of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City building. The Money Museum is located within the Crown Center District and is walking distance from the National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial and Union Station.
The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a wildlife preserve and educational site developed and maintained the City of Parkville with the help of a group of extraordinary volunteers. The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a 117 acre natural outdoor area made accessible by nearly three miles of hiking trails.
Located in the heart of Kansas City, Penn Valley Park was built in an historic area once called Penn Street Ravine. The ravine was originally a heavily-forested route for pioneers heading west on the Santa Fe Trail. By the 1890s, many of the trees had been cut down to construct houses and buildings.
WEEDY SEA DRAGON EXHIBIT. Meet the world’s least dangerous dragons at SEA LIFE Kansas City’s Weedy Sea Dragon Exhibit! A relative of the seahorse, weedy sea dragons are unlike any underwater creature you have ever seen. These dancing dragons love to swim, twirl, hide and dance along ocean kelp forests & the sea beds they call home.
Union Station...Where Kansas City Connects The 100 year old Union Station is a hub of culture, education, and entertainment. Visit traveling national exhibits, 3D movies on the Extreme Screen, or explore our world in Science City, or enjoy a cup of coffee or a special meal in this beautiful, historic building.
Washington Square Park, located by Crown Center, is a lovely 5-acre area of open space with grass, trees, pathways and a statue of George Washington mounted on a horse. History In 1922 the Patriots and Pioneers Memorial Foundation formed to raise money for a statue of Washington in Kansas City.
Location: Waterfall Park, 4501 S Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO. Found: June 5, 2016. Waterfall Park sits back behind Bass Pro Shop near the junction of Interstate 70 and Interstate 470. There is a small lake and Waterfall Park sits on the west edge of the lake off a traffic circle where Bass Pro Drive meets Bluff Drive.