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Honoring Black History in Kansas City

February is Black History Month, and Kansas City's local museums and attractions are honoring the legacy of African Americans with special events all month long.

Kansas City History

Buried treasure! The prospect holds an allure for the adventurous nature in all of us.

Secrets from KC Curators

Have you ever wondered what a museum’s curator thinks makes his workplace so phenomenal? Three local curators took time to answer just that!

Old Schoolhouses of the Kansas City Area

Before your kids head back to school, take a trip back in time and explore one of the area’s old schoolhouses where children can experience firsthand the life of schoolkids over 100 years ago.

Wild, Wild West

Kansas City is no longer the cow town it once was, but it holds its cowboy heritage dear, with many local traditions. Most notable is the American Royal, which hosts rodeos, agricultural competitions and education through programs and the American Royal Museum.

Art Appreciation in Kansas City

Kansas City is home to many remarkable art galleries, with three of her finest open to the public for free! The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, one of the largest galleries in the United States, maintains a permanent collection representing art from throughout history and around the world.

Family Favorites in Kansas City

Kansas City is the place to be for the young and the young-at-heart. Lego, one of the most popular children’s toys for generations, is celebrated at Legoland Discovery Center in Crown Center.

Local Legends

Kansas City and its surrounding towns have had many famous residents over the years, and several local attractions feature their stories.

"Only in Kansas City" Museums

Kansas City-style barbecue isn’t the only thing that makes our city unique! KC also has many distinct museums and cultural centers that are found only here, at home, and are worth a visit.

A Magical Day at the Puppetry Arts Institute

The Puppetry Arts Institute (11025 E. Winner Rd. Independence, MO. 816.833.9777) is one of Kansas City's Best Kept Secrets. Located in the Englewood Shopping District in old Independence, this charming museum, puppet theater, and puppet making workshop is a favorite for our family.
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