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Not Just for Grown-Ups

Not Just for Grown-Ups

I want my children to be comfortable learning, exploring, asking questions and discovering new things. I want their world to be larger than their bedrooms and playrooms, and so we visit museums.

August 2014
KC Legends

KC Legends

Kansas City was home to the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Learn about his childhood at the Truman Farm, his humble lifestyle at the Truman Home in Independence and his presidency at the Truman Presidential Library. There, visitors participate in interactive exhibits including a replica Oval Office; they also explore Truman artifacts and special exhibits.

Fall-Winter 2014
Union Station Turns 100

Union Station Turns 100

One of Kansas City’s most recognized landmarks is celebrating its centennial on Oct. 30, 2014.

Fall-Winter 2014
Museums: Interactive Explorations

Museums: Interactive Explorations

All kids learn through various methods, and one of the best is through hands-on and interactive experiences. Luckily for us, Kansas City offers many children’s museums and other destinations with great hands-on activities for kids of all ages. There are more than enough locations to have a field trip each week! Check out the following hands-on highlights, then explore the calendar of events at www.KCParent.com for more events and ideas.

Fall-Winter 2014
Go Big

Go Big

Discover these BIG exhibits in the Kansas City area.

Spring-Summer 2014
Science City

Science City

Science City has been named one of the nation’s top 25 best science centers—and with good reason! This local marvel allows you and your child to explore, discover and create throughout its 50+ varied hands-on stations.

May 2013
Union Station and Science City Power Up Student- Inspired Exhibit

Union Station and Science City Power Up Student- Inspired Exhibit

Students from Olathe North High School, winners of Battle of the Brains, will see their ideas come to life in new exhibit.

Winter 2013
Union Station President's Day Weekend Events

Union Station President's Day Weekend Events

Spend Presidents' Day holiday weekend making memories with your family at Science of Rock 'N' Roll exhibit, Science City, and the Planetarium. It is a great day for playing, discovering and learning all kinds of new things at these fun and fascinating attractions.

Winter 2013
Sensational Souvenirs at Kansas City’s Gift Shops

Sensational Souvenirs at Kansas City’s Gift Shops

Did you know that every visitor to the Money Museum walks away with a FREE bag of cash? Or that Jesse James' mother used to sell rocks from her farm as souvenirs? Learn about the coolest souvenirs at KC's museums!

Fall-Winter 2013
Tying Favorite Children's Books into KC Outings

Tying Favorite Children's Books into KC Outings

Reading bedtime stories is one of the most cherished childhood memories for parents and kids. Together the classics are passed on from generation to generation. As you read to your children, you can bring their favorite stories to life by adding to the fun with an outing specifically suited to their favorite tales.

Summer 2013
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