The majority of this museum is devoted to the history and expansion of life on the Kansas plains. Visitors are encouraged to ... More
Kansas City Museum
The majority of this museum is devoted to the history and expansion of life on the Kansas plains. Visitors are encouraged to stop at the Corner Drug Store within the museum to grab something cold to drink from the soda fountain or visit the 50-room mansion known as the Corinthian Hall. Along with Kansas City history, the museum features a planetarium and a natural history section.
You get a taste of the full former grandeur of this American palace in the 3 of 70 rooms which have not be wrecked with museum displays. These rooms get 5 stars. As does the recreated pharmacy/soda fountain in the basement. The remaining rooms open to the public contain good historical and natural history displays, but ones that should have been put in another structure, not at the expense of one of KCs most beautiful homes. Picture grand neoclassical murals painted over purple and replaced with stuffed bison.
This artistic wonderland is housed in a splendid neoclassical structure that serves as a piece of work in itself. Collections
of American and European art contain creations from the most prominent schools and periods, from artists such as Homer, ...
Known throughout the world as the birthplace of jazz, this historic district once hosted such legendary musicians as Count Basie,
Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Turner and Charlie Yardbird Parker. After a multi million dollar makeover, the area is now home ...
This restaurant boasts one of the largest collections of sports memorabilia in the country, including World Series and Super Bowl
trophies, a Golden Glove and vintage uniforms from Major League baseball teams. The atmosphere is casual and contemporary, and ...