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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Address: 4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111
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+1 816-751-1278
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10:00 - 21:00
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Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.

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Casual visit with my Bride

On a whim we stopped by to see the place. Culture is not something that I would say is one of the pleasures that I grew up around. Surprise to me, I actually appreciated the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On a whim we stopped by to see the place. Culture is not something that I would say is one of the pleasures that I grew up around. Surprise to me, I actually appreciated the art and ambience of the museum. Planning to have a date with my Bride and actually including the museum in the plan. PLEASE don't share... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is known for its extensive collection of Asian Art. The building is a combination of Beaux-Arts architecture, Modern architecture and Neoclassical architecture. It is a lovely place to meet a friend for lunch and take a tour of the museum. A friend and I recently viewed an exhibition called Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave... More 

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Thank Sylvia W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has so much to offer! The experience is one of a kind. There are so many beautiful and interesting things to see here. The Happy Hour is Great for Parents and also has things to offer for kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to The Nelson-Atkins art museum several times and there's nothing more to be said about it than it's a great facility. I can highly recommend it for the whole family, an individual or couples experience.

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Thank Chef-TK-KC
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Art classes for individuals, children, families and groups are available in the Museum for free with a Museum membership. These classes are taught by local artists and begin and end regularly throughout the year. With a basic membership starting at 55.00 per year (monthly payment plans available), these classes being just one benefit of membership and the membership fee being... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Special exhibits are amazing. Unbelievable Asian collection! Special events for different cultures that include art, music, food and interactive activities!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One, I love that entry is free. Two, this place is so interesting and well put together. Its perfect for a nice day in the green reading a book or relaxing. And the pieces in the museum are beautiful.

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Thank Amy B
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this art museum. I've been visiting this museum ever since I was a child many years ago and am still thrilled every time I walk through the doors. The art is amazing and the atmosphere is so serene and peaceful. The sculpture garden is a joy to walk through. They have great special exhibits. I've taken a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited the Nelson for nearly 45 years and have seen it grow and evolve over that time. The core collection is excellent and the environment we see it in is genuinely world class. The playfulness of the outside art installations, the depth of the Asian collection, the quality of space throughout can change your life. It certainly enriched mine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nelson is amazing whenever you go. Whether you want to lay on the lawn and enjoy the weather, tour the museum, or attend Third Thursdays, I highly recommend making a visit.

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