Area Attractions

Airline History Museum
201 NW Lou Holland Drive Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: 816-421-3401
The Airline History Museum is located at the historic Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, in Kansas City, Missouri. To walk through it is to truly step back in time to a different and more graceful age of air transportation. The museum contains a collection of photographs, artifacts, printed materials and audio/visual displays that will bring you the true flavor of an age gone by. Uniforms, galley items, instrumentation, logbooks, personal mementos and so much more bring the propeller-driven era to life. Then there is our aircraft collection which includes the queen of our fleet, the Lockheed L1049 "Super G" Constellation, a Martin 404, and a Douglas DC-3, which is undergoing restoration. 
www.airlinehistorymuseum.com

American Jazz Museum
1616 E 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-474-8463
The sights and sounds of a uniquely American art form come alive at the American Jazz Museum. The Museum includes interactive exhibits and educational programs as well as the Blue Room, a working jazz club, and the Gem Theater, a modern 500-seat performing arts center. Located in the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District in Kansas City, this is the place where jazz masters such as Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Big Joe Turner, and hundreds of others defined the sounds of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. 
www.americanjazzmuseum.com

Arabia Steamboat Museum
400 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-471-1856
The Arabia Steamboat Museum is home to a true time capsule of frontier life in the 1800s. The Arabia was headed up the Missouri River in the fall of 1856 when she struck a tree snag and sank just north of Kansas City. Her cargo hold was full of 200 tons of supplies bound for general stores and pioneer settlements. As the years passed, the river changed course and left the Arabia buried beneath a Kansas cornfield. Finally, in 1988 a group of modern-day adventurers uncovered the lost Arabia and her magnificent cargo. They were amazed to find fine dishware, clothing, and even bottled food all preserved in remarkable condition. Their find has been called the King Tut's Tomb of the Missouri River. So, if you're looking for an adventure your whole family will enjoy, discover the treasures of the steamboat Arabia.
www.1856.com

College Basketball Experience, The
1401 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-949-7500
Further cementing the area’s reputation as a hoops hotbed, Kansas City is now home to the state-of-the-art College Basketball Experience (CBE). Connected to the new Sprint Center arena via a common lobby, the 41,500-square-foot entertainment facility contains hands-on, interactive basketball exhibits and houses the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
www.collegebasketballexperience.com

Hallmark Visitor's Center
2450 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-274-3613
See one of the world's most creative companies come to life. Located in Kansas City's Crown Center complex, the Hallmark Visitors Center celebrates the Hallmark story in a display of 14 remarkable exhibits, from our founder's humble beginning in 1910, to the creation of one of the world's largest greeting card company.
www.hallmarkvisitorscenter.com

Harry S. Truman Farm Home

12301 Blue Ridge Blvd. Grandview, MO 64030
Phone: 816-254-9929
Built in 1894 by Harry Truman's grandmother, is the centerpiece of a 5.25 acre remnant of the family's former 600 acre farm. Mr. Truman's home from 1906-1917 before leaving for war. Operated by National Park Service.

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
500 W Hwy. 24 Independence, MO 64050
Phone: 816-268-8221
The Truman Library and Museum recounts the life of America's 33rd president, Harry S. Truman. One of only 12 U.S. Presidential Libraries, the museum's two permanent exhibits chronicle the Missourian's private life and political career-with exhibits depicting his most difficult decisions like the using the atomic bomb, the Cold War and recognizing Israel.
www.trumanlibrary.org

Kansas City Chiefs
One Arrowhead Dr. Kansas City, MO 64129
Phone: 816-920-9300
Whether you're enjoying the world's largest tailgate party or witnessing one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL, nowhere does football quite like Kansas City. Founded in Kansas City in 1963, the Chiefs are a top draw in the region with more than 12 million fans in their proud history. Since then, Kansas City has witnessed the legendary likes of Len Dawson, Buck Buchanan and Derrick Thomas -- all wearing the team's signature red and gold.
www.kcchiefs.com

Kansas City Royals
One Royal Wy. Kansas City, MO 64129
Phone: 816-921-8000
Royals Baseball...It's all about FUN! Come experience Major League action at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals! "The K" opened April 10, 1973, and is recognized throughout baseball as one of the game's most beautiful ballparks. Since then, many exciting games have been contested, including the 1973 All-Star Game, three no-hitters, playoff games in 1976, '77, '78, '80, '81, '84 and '85 and World Series titles in 1980 and 1985. Kauffman Stadium's unique features include a 12-story high scoreboard and a 322-foot wide water spectacular.
www.royals.com

Kansas City Wizards
8900 State Line Rd., 5th Floor Leawood, KS 66206
Phone: 913-387-3400
With a roster chalk full of some the best players that Major League Soccer has to offer and new owners possess posess enthusiasm, strong business skills and a will to be the best, the future of the Kansas City Wizards looks to be a very bright. Officially, it all began on June 6, 1995, when MLS Chairman Alan I. Rothenberg introduced Kansas City as one of the ten charter members of Major League Soccer.
kc.wizards.mlsnet.com

Kansas City Zoo
6800 Zoo Dr. Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: 816-513-5700
The Kansas City Zoo offers visitors the unique experience of seeing more than 1,000 animals in naturalistic settings; all stretched across 202 acres in Swope Park.
www.kansascityzoo.org

Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd. Kansas City, KS 66111
Phone: 913-328-3300
Kansas Speedway is a 1.5 mile tri-oval track that is suitable for all types of racing including NASCAR Sprint Series racing. The track seats nearly 82,000 spectators in the grandstands, but will eventually expand to 150,000 upon completion of the final phase of development. The facility has fan friendly access to 65 rows of seating, with a unique ground level concourse that allows spectators to walk down 30 rows (on grade) or up 35 rows (on structure).
www.kansasspeedway.com

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-753-5784
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 in the Museum, which is accessible to all, free of charge, year-round. The permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, free public programs, special events, and the ever-popular Café Sebastienne provide endless opportunities for education and entertainment.
www.kemperart.org

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
100 W 26th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-784-1918
The National World War I Museum is an extraordinary emotional and educational experience which shares the history of a war whose impact still echoes today. With one of the greatest collections of World War I artifacts anywhere in the world, the new state-of-the-art complex uses highly interactive technology to bring history to life. Designed by Ralph Appelbaum, whose credits include the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., the museum tells the story of the war through the eyes of those who lived it. Officially designated as the National World War I Museum by the 108th Congress, the facility is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact still echoes in our world today.
www.theworldwar.org

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
1616 E 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-221-1920
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) recreates the look, sounds and feel of the game’s storied past. Video presentations and memorabilia in the 10,000 square-foot multimedia exhibit chronicle the history and heroes of the leagues from their origin after the Civil War to their demise in the 1960s. The federal government recently designated the museum America’s National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
www.nlbm.com

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, The
4525 Oak St. Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-751-1278
You are invited to discover some of the 34,500 pieces in the collection of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. From ceramic objects found in ancient Chinese tombs to whimsical sculptures of badminton birdies, the Nelson-Atkins collection spans over 5,000 years of humanity.
www.nelson-atkins.org

Oceans of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave. Kansas City, MO 64161
Phone: 816-454-4545
Oceans of Fun, the largest tropically themed water park in the Midwest, offers 60 acres of splashing excitement and fun for every member of the family.
www.worldsoffun.com

Science City at Union Station
30 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-460-2020
Part of historic Union Station, Science City provides real hands-on fun, all in the name of science. Dig for fossils or land a space shuttle in a NASA-style simulator. Science City is fun. Kids (of all ages) won't realize how much they're learning.
www.unionstation.org

Starlight Theatre
4600 Starlight Dr. Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: 816-363-7827
While you're visiting Kansas City, don't miss the opportunity to experience summer magic at Starlight Theatre. This one-of-a-kind outdoor theatre has been a Heartland treasure since 1951. Repeat visits to Starlight Theatre will become a new summer tradition after you enjoy one of our live Broadway musicals or a concert performed on our state-of-the-art Cohen Community Stage.
www.kcstarlight.com

Toy & Miniature Museum
5235 Oak St. Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: 816-333-9328
Are you a kid at heart? A trip to the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City is a wonderful way to celebrate the spirit of play. Come and explore our world class collection of antique toys, dolls and miniatures.
www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org

Union Station Kansas City
30 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-460-2020
Union Station is proud to host various national traveling exhibits throughout the year. Past exhibits include The Dead Sea Scrolls, A T-Rex Named Sue, Titanic: The Exhibition and many more. From science to history to American culture, these unique exhibits are fun and educational for the whole family. Then climb aboard Union Station's permanent local history exhibit, The KC Rail Experience. The KC Rail Experience tells the story of how railroads shaped a city, a region and a nation. Visitors will see historic rail cars and artifacts -- tickets, bells, whistles and signs -- and hear stories from ghosts of Kansas City's railroading past.
www.unionstation.org

Worlds of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave. Kansas City, MO 64161
Phone: 816-454-4545
Worlds of Fun is the premier amusement park destination in the Midwest -- offering 175 acres of excitement and fun for every member of the family.
www.worldsoffun.com

406 E. Bannister Road, Suite F
Kansas City, MO 64131-3028

Phone: (816) 761-7660
Fax: (816) 761-7340

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