Instead of going on vacation, try out some of the best attractions in your own city! Below are Trip Advisor’s 2017 top 10 things to do in Kansas City.
- National World War I Museum and Memorial: This museum and memorial is dedicated to honoring those who served in World War I to protect our country. The museum also has changing exhibitions and events.
- Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: The museum of art is known for its neoclassical architecture and broad collection of many different cultures of art. As an added bonus, the museum is free to everyone!
- Arabia Steamboat Museum: Located in the River Market near some of the KC Loft Space communities, this museum features the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts ever found aboard a sunken steamboat. Visitors will be able to get a glimpse into frontier life when visiting the museum.
- Kauffman Stadium: Home to the Kansas City Royals, Kauffman Stadium is a major Kansas City destination for all baseball fans.
- Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: This not-for-profit performing arts center delivers beautiful and diverse performing arts experiences, including music, opera, theater and dance. You can get to the Kauffman Center from any of the KC Loft Space communities quickly via the KC Streetcar!
- Country Club Plaza: This shopping center boasts an exceptional blend of major fashion stores, local merchants, popular restaurants and many live events.
- Union Station: This historic landmark features exhibits, movies, restaurants and a science center in a historic train station.
- Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: Founded in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a privately funded museum dedicated to preserving the history of American Negro league baseball.
- Kaleidoscope: This free children’s amusement center is a place where children and their families are invited to be creative, have fun and feel good about their own special ideas.
- Boulevard Brewing Company: Founded in 1989, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty craft beer brewer in the Midwest. Free, 60-minutes tours are offered daily between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. but tours can fill up fast!
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