List of points of interest in Kansas City, Missouri

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The following is a List of points of interest in Kansas City, Missouri.

Arts[edit]

The building located in the historic 18th and Vine District houses both the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum

Business[edit]

Historical buildings[edit]

The Grand Hall of Union Station

*Science City at Union Station, interactive science center, Gottlieb Planetarium, City Extreme Screen theater, & acclaimed exhibitions.

  • Union Station, major landmark now with restaurants, shopping, & special shows.

Memorial/landmark structures[edit]

Museums[edit]

Paddle recovered from the wreck of the Steamboat Arabia. The paddle is on display in the Arabia Steamboat Museum, which houses the largest single collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world.

Parks[edit]

Located in Swope Park, Starlight Theatre hosts off-Broadway productions and concert series throughout the spring, summer, and fall.

Shopping[edit]

Brush Creek on the Country Club Plaza at night
  • Power & Light District, Kansas City's downtown entertainment district with clubs, bars, & restaurants.
  • Country Club Plaza, first shopping center designed to accommodate the automobile; quality boutiques, stores, & dining.
  • Crown Center shopping, entertainment, restaurant, and hotel complex.
  • Westport, historic district; restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife.
  • Zona Rosa, recent mixed-use development – retail, office and residential; shopping, restaurants, & entertainment.
  • City Market, large farmers' market in River Market district, where the original Town of Kansas was founded.
  • 45th & State Line, antiques district with several stores and antique dealers.

Sports[edit]

National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame at The College Basketball Experience, located in downtown Kansas City

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tourist Center is Worthy of Exiting I-435". Kansas City Star. August 31, 2010. 
  2. ^ "The story of New Santa Fe, Missouri, a gateway to the Santa Fe Trail". New Santa Fe Historical Society. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Largest Parks" (PDF). The Trust for Public Land. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ Dornbrook, James (August 23, 2012). "Kansas City Command bows out; new team forms in new league". Kansas City Business Journal. Retrieved August 23, 2012.