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1 Downtown
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Rank: 1 About 22

Downtown is the central business district of Kansas City in Missouri. It is situated between the Missouri River to the north to the 31st street in the south.  Downtown is known to be a lively neighborhood with...

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Address: 911 Main Street
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


2 National World War I Museum at Liberty
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Rank: 2 About 22

This is a military museum with a huge collection of artifacts from World War I. This museum designed by Ralph Appelbaum has new state of the art facilities which provide interactive technology to bring back to life the history of the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 100 West 26th Street, Kansas City, MO, USA‎ - (816) 784-1918‎
Type: Museums


3 Crown Center
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Rank: 3 About 22

Crown Center happens to offer fine entertainment, hotels, shopping, dining, residential living, and offices. This complex attracts around 5 million tourists every single year. Crown Center can be termed as one of US’s 1st...

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Address: 2405 Grand Boulevard
Type: Stores and shopping malls


4 Swoop Park
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Rank: 4 About 22

Considered to be one of the nation's largest in-city parks, Swoop Park is spread over 2.75 sq miles.It is almost twice as big as Central Park in New York. It offers 2 golf courses, an amphitheatre, a well-developed zoo,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 4600 E. 63rd St.
Type: Parks and gardens


5 Fountains tour
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Rank: 5 About 22

A number of fountains were established in Kansas City initially to fulfill the needs of the people, which later were used as memorials, for celebrations and beautification. The various tours such as the Rose Garden Fountain...

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Address: Main St, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 842-2299‎
Type: Tours


6 Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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Rank: 6 About 22

Located on a beautiful park land in the heart of Kansas City, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art contains rich collections that bring together masterpieces from every culture and period of the world, spanning over 5,000 years. The New Bloch...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 751-1278‎
Type: Museums


7 Swope Park
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Rank: 7 About 22

Swope Park is one of the nation’s largest city parks, comprising 1,805 acres, more than twice as big as New York’s Central Park. Ward Parkway, on the west side of the city near State Line Road, is lined by many of the...

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Address: 6600 Swope Pky, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 513-7500‎
Type: Parks and gardens


8 18th and Vine District
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Rank: 8 About 22

All the major attractions of the city are found in this part of town. It is home to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Center, Gem Theater, American Jazz Museum and the Blue Room Jazz Club. 18th and...

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Address: 1800 Vine St, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 474-8463‎
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


9 American Jazz Museum
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Rank: 9 About 22

The American Jazz Museum is situated in the 18th & Vine District in Kansas City of Missouri in the US. It was built for the preservation of American Jazz Music and its prominent composers. The Museum offers several...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 18th & Vine District
Type: Museums


10 Casino
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Rank: 10 About 22

The first casino facility in the state opened in September 1994 in North Kansas City by Harrah's Entertainment. The combined revenues for the four casinos successfully operating in Kansas City exceeded $153 million per month...

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Address: 1 Riverboat Dr, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 472-7777‎
Type: Nightlife


11 Kansas City Museum
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Rank: 11 About 22

Kansas City Museum can be described as the 1st museum of regional and local history with respect to Kansas City. Education aides are being provided in Museum Visitor Center; which make ways for an introduction relating to family of Robert A...

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Address: 3218 Gladstone Boulevard
Type: Museums


12 Ocean of Fun
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Rank: 12 About 22

With around 60 acres of water attractions and drenching slides, ‘Ocean of Fun’ would offer fun literally for whole of the family. As far as kids are concerned, Oceans of Fun is home to eighteen water slides. Private lockers,...

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Address: 4545 NE Worlds of Fun Dr
Type: Parks and gardens


13 UMKC Gallery of Art
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Rank: 13 About 22

The UMKC Gallery of Art is located in room 203 of the Fine Arts Building on the main Volker Campus of UMKC.  

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 235-1502‎
Type: Museums


14 Blue Room
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Rank: 14 About 22

This was one of the most popular nightspots in the 18th century but is now converted to an American Jazz Museum. This museum is situated in the Street Hotel in the Vine district and is designed to resemble a nightclub from the...

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Address: 1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO, United States‎ - (816) 474-2929‎
Type: Nightlife


15 English Landing Park
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Rank: 15 About 22

English Landing Park has a nice walking trail which runs alongside the river. It also offers a wide playground, plenty of swings, a soccer field and many other services.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: NW Hwy 9
Type: Parks and gardens


16 Loose Park
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Rank: 16 About 22

Loose Park is considered to be one of the Kansas City main attractions. It offers a very beautiful Rose Garden, walking trails and the popular Loose Park Pond.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Wornall Road
Type: Parks and gardens


17 Shawnee Mission Park
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Rank: 17 About 22

Shawnee Mission Park is the biggest park of Johnson County and also the most visited one, spread over 1,250 acres. Hike Mill Trail is a walking path that stretches for eleven miles and is great for both young and old...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 7900 Renner Road
Type: Parks and gardens

Attractions close to Kansas City


Atomic Cannon - 2.2 mi
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Atomic Cannon had can be described as a large piece of ‘ordnance’ constructed by US in mid-1950s for hurling nuclear shells further to such an extent that they would not kill those who actually fired them. Atomic cannon had...

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Address: NE of Junction City off I-70
Distance: 3.6
City: Junction City

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Stone House - 2.7 mi
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One of the oldest houses located in the city of Fredonia is the Stone House. The house was built in 1872 just after the 4 year from the foundation of the town. The Fredonia Art council is located in the house currently. The art council displays...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 320 N. 7th St.
Distance: 4.3
City: Fredonia

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Wilson County Historical Museum - 2.7 mi
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First organized in April 1940 the Wilson County Historical Society was closed during the World War II. The Wilson County Historical Museum which is situated towards the east of Fredonia Square is run by the society. The museum is located in a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 420 N. 7th.
Distance: 4.3
City: Fredonia

Type: Museums + Share


Sav-Art Gallery - 4 mi
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At Sav-Art Gallery, one would find loads of originals by ‘Mike’; apart from various other artists of international caliber. Giclee Library is the new addition over here. This library contains around 150 images relating to...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 4504, Sate Line, Kansas City, Kansas
Distance: 6.4
City: Roeland Park

Type: Art galleries + Share

Neighbouring places: Kansas City


Kansas City - 2.8 mi

Kansas City can be described as the 3rd biggest city located in Kansas, US. Moreover, it’s county seat pertaining to ‘Wyandotte County’.Kansas City is a portion of unified government; which is inclusive...

Distance: 4.5
City: Kansas City

Roeland Park - 5.2 mi

Roeland Park can be described as a city located in county of Johnson, Kansas, US. As per US Census Bureau, area of Roeland Park on the whole comes out to be 4.2 sq. Km (all land). Summer season would prove to be the finest...

Distance: 8.3
City: Roeland Park

Mission - 6.5 mi

Mission is located Johnson County of Kansas of United States.Earlier the city was a rest stop for wagons moving to the west ward on the Santa Fre Trail in the 19th century. As there was clear fresh spring water...

Distance: 10.4
City: Mission

Merriam - 8.1 mi

Merriam city is located in Johnson Count y to then northeastern part of Kansas in United States.The city was named after Charles Merriam who was the of the Kansas city at that time. This place was...

Distance: 13.1
City: Merriam

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