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  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium 816-471-4386
    2475 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium will transport you into the amazing underwater world. Come nose to nose with sharks and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything... more info  map

  • Worlds of Fun 816-454-4545
    4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64161
    Camp Snoopy, home of the world famous Peanuts characters, is located at this 175 theme park that offers an array of entertainment and attractions including MAMBA, one of... more info  map


  • Ameristar Casino & Hotel 816-414-7000
    3200 North Ameristar Drive, Kansas City, MO 64120
    Situated on 183 acres, this entertainment complex features 140,000 square feet of gaming space, over 3,200 slot and video poker machines, 126 table games, and the... more info  map

  • Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa 816-746-3100
    777 Northwest Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside, MO 64150
    Over 1,400 slots, table games, live entertainment, 258 luxurious guest rooms, including eight high-end suites; spa services, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center,... more info  map

  • Flamingo Hilton Casino
    1800 East Front Street, Kansas City, MO 64120
    Flamingo offers an exiciting casino, lounge and restaurant. more info  map

  • Harrah's Casino and Hotel 816-472-7777
    1 Riverboat Drive, Kansas City, MO 64116
    Casino and entertainment center that features a 30,000 square foot second floor "Mardi Gras" casino with marble floors, chandeliers, dazzling fountain, and hundreds of... more info  map

  • Isle of Capri Casino 816-855-7777
    1800 East Front Street, Kansas City, MO 64120
    Discover a Caribbean paradise at this tropical theme casino that offers a large number of the hottest slot machines and all of your favorite table games. Other features... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Alexander Majors Historic House & Museum 816-333-5556
    8201 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114
    Open on the weekends from the end of March to the first week in December, this historic house is set on five beautiful acres and once served as the freighting... more info  map

  • John Wornall House Museum 816-444-1858
    6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64113
    Annual educational programs, events, special exhibits, workshops, and a children's camp are available at this authentically restored Antebellum home that was once used... more info  map

  • St. Mary's Episcopal Church 816-842-0975
    1307 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64106
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic Victorian Gothic style church has features including beautiful stained glass windows, a 355 bell... more info  map

  • Thomas Hart Benton Home & Studio 816-931-5722
    3616 Belleview, Kansas City, MO 64111
    A State Historic Site, this two and a half story, late Victorian house of Thomas Hart Benton was built of native quarried limestone and features original furnishings,... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Elmwood Historic Cemetery 816-231-0373
    4900 Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64127
    The final resting place of 11 mayors and the first Chief of Police, this historic cemetery features unique memorials and tombs in a variety of styles with graves dating... more info  map

  • Union Cemetery 816-472-4990
    227 East Twenty-Eighth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Kansas City's oldest cemetery is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, as well as the city's founders, many of whose names you'll find on the city's... more info

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial 816-561-8387
    43rd & Broadway
    Dedicated to all Vietnam veterans, this memorial features a wall that remembers all of the 336 Kansas City area Vietnam veterans who were killed or missing in action. more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Black Archives of Mid-America 816-483-1300
    2033 Vine Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    You'll find one of the largest Midwestern collections of African American artifacts, research material, and memorabilia at this archive center that includes oral... more info  map

  • Kansas City Public Library 816-701-3505
    3111 East Twelfth Street, Kansas City, MO 64106
    In addition to housing an extensive collection of books and magazines, this library features a Special Collection that includes over 17,000 historical photographs, maps,... more info  map

  • Linda Hall Library 816-363-4600
    5109 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
    The largest privately funded public library of science, engineering, and technology in the United States, Linda Hall features a collection that dates from the 15th... more info  map

  • Western Historical Manuscript Collection 816-235-1543
    5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110
    Browse through over 12,000 cubic feet of documents, in a wide variety of subjects and formats, that depict the history and culture of Kansas City, as well as, Western... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Airline History Museum 816-421-3401
    201 Northwest Lou Holland Drive, Kansas City, MO 64116
    Filled with an extensive collection of fascinating airline memorabilia, this museum depicts the story of early airline travel with exhibits including a fully restored... more info  map

  • American Jazz Museum 816-474-VINE
    1616 East Eighteenth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    A variety of exhibits and interactive stations that depict the story of jazz and some of its greatest performers are available at this museum. It also features an... more info  map

  • American Royal Museum & Visitors Center 816-221-9800
    1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102
    This is the home of an educational equine museum offering permanent exhibits, as well as guided tours, special events and rodeos. more info  map

  • Arabia Steamboat Museum 816-471-4030
    400 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
    View exciting artifacts, displays and take an educational tour. This museum is open all year. more info  map

  • Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute 816-561-5563
    16 East Forty-Third Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
    The Artspace is dedicated to contemporary art and visual arts education. The gallery features an ongoing series of temporary exhibitions and hosts a wide range of... more info  map

  • Belger Arts Center 816-474-3250
    2100 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO 84108
    Open to the public from Wednesday through Saturday, this non-profit gallery features a permanent collection from the John and Maxine Belger Foundation, along with 8,000... more info  map

  • Blue Gallery 816-527-0823
    7 West Nineteenth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Voted Best Art Gallery in 2002 and 2004 by Kansas City Magazine, Blue Gallery offers an unpretentious setting for viewing some of the area's best artwork. more info  map

  • Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center 816-513-0700
    3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64130
    Built as a tribute to the legacy of Kansas City's early African American pioneers, this living museum features an array of exhibits and displays by local, regional, and... more info  map

  • Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art 816-421-5665
    2020 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108
    This gallery emphasizes contemporary and emerging artists in a sophisticated setting. more info  map

  • Hallmark Visitors Center 816-274-3613
    2501 McGee Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Adjacent to Hallmark Cards
    This visitors center features interactive exhibits, displays, and videos that depict the more than 90 years of Hallmark history. more info  map

  • Harris- Kearney House Museum 816-561-1821
    4000 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64111
    Oldest 2-story brick house standing in Kansas City. Open year round. more info  map

  • Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Center 816-474-8463
    1616 East Eighteenth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    A rotating exhibit gallery, a variety of artifacts, and a 15 minute film depict the story of the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District at this visitors center. more info  map

  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art 816-753-5784
    4420 Warwick Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64111
    Temporary exhibits at this museum include artworks using contemporary technologies, performance work, and exhibits by international artists in a variety of media. more info  map

  • Leedy-Voulkos Art Center 816-474-1919
    2012 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108
    The Leedy-Voulkos Art Center showcases regional, national and international artists. more info  map

  • National World War I Museum 816-784-1918
    100 West Twenty-Sixth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    The nation’s official World War I museum, the National World War I Museum is located in a state-of-the- art complex at Liberty Memorial. Exhibits include documents,... more info

  • Negro Leagues Baseball Museum 816-221-1920
    1616 East Eighteenth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Learn about the Negro Baseball League at this museum that features exhibits, memorabilia, and video presentations that depict the origin of the league after the Civil... more info  map

  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 816-751-1286
    4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
    One of the premier art institutions in the United States, this museum features prestigious collections of European and American art, as well as, collections of ancient... more info  map

  • Piper Memorial Medical Museum 816-943-2183
    1000 Carondelet Drive, Kansas City, MO 64114
    Depicting the history of Saint Joseph Health Center from 1874 to the present, this museum features rotating exhibits and a reproduction turn-of-the-20th-century doctor's... more info  map

  • Shoal Creek Living History Museum 816-792-2655
    7000 Northeast Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64156
    Experience what life was like in the 1800's at this living history museum that also offers a variety of events and programs. Tours are available by appointment. more info  map

  • Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center 913-371-3264
    720 North Fourth Street, Kansas City, MO 66101
    Located in a 1887 Victorian home, this museum contains exhibits and artifacts on Croatian and other Slavic cultures. Monthly exhibits are held here. A gift shop is on... more info  map

  • Toy & Miniature Museum 816-333-9328
    5235 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
    Explore 24 rooms of world class scale miniatures, antique toys, and doll houses at this museum that also hosts three annual special exhibits. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cave Spring 816-358-2283
    8701 East Gregory Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64133
    Historic 36 acre nature park located on the Santa Fe Trail that features a small cave, hiking trails, a picnic shelter, and history and nature exhibits in the... more info  map

  • Kansas City Zoo 816-513-5800
    6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132
    Explore over 200 acres of naturalistic elephant, African, and Australian exhibits at this beautiful zoo that also features an IMAX theatre, indoor restaurants, and train... more info  map

  • Lakeside Nature Center 816-513-8960
    4701 East Gregory Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64132
    This nature center features native Missouri wildlife exhibits, a picnic pavilion, hiking trails, and wildlife educational programs for all ages. more info  map

  • Powell Gardens 816-697-2600
    1609 North West U.S. Highway 50, Kansas City, MO 64061
    Located on 915 acres, these ever changing gardens feature four beautiful main garden areas and over 20 acres of flower displays. Year round events and classes are... more info

Science & Technology

  • Kansas City Museum 816-483-8300
    30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Explore a variety of hands-on science and history exhibits at this museum that also features a planetarium. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Belton, Grandview & Kansas City Railroad Co. 816-331-0630
    502 Walnut Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64012
    Climb aboard a small town American railroad for a 45 minute round trip that includes a variety of family oriented activities. more info  map

  • Benjamin Ranch West 816-765-1100
    5308 East Eighth Street, Kansas City, MO 64138
    Offers a 45 minute guided trail ride over 200 acres of wooded trails in the heart of Kansas City. more info  map

  • Blue Ribbon Arrangements & Tours 816-361-5111
    9237 Ward Parkway, Suite 305, Kansas City, MO 64114
    Kansas City's premier destination company that offers a variety of professionally guided tours, as well as theme parties, spouse programs, and special event tours. more info  map

  • Crown Center
    2450 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Featuring summer festivals and entertainment. more info  map

  • Harley - Davidson Visitors Center 816-858-3349
    11401 North Congress, Kansas City, MO 64153
    Visit and tour one a Harley—Davidson motorcycle assembly plant. One of only two in the U.S. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Boulevard Brewing Company 816-474-7095
    2501 Southwest Boulevard , Kansas City, MO 64108
    Producing fine ales and lagers since 1989, Boulevard Brewing invites you to join them on a tour to witness how they make their flavorful and unique beers.  more info  map


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