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American Royal Museum

1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102-1097
+1 816-221-9800
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Hidden in the corner

The KC BBQ Museum is a bit of KC history. They have some past trophies, an award winning smoker... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Kansas City
Amazing display of history

This museum is a fun and interesting treat. We have toured it twice now, taking different family... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Huntington, Indiana
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Museum featuring cattle and agricultural exhibits.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
28 Feb 2017
“Hidden in the corner”
11 Aug 2016
“Amazing display of history ”
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1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102-1097
+1 816-221-9800
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

The KC BBQ Museum is a bit of KC history. They have some past trophies, an award winning smoker and photos. When they move to their new location it will be greatly expanded.

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is a fun and interesting treat. We have toured it twice now, taking different family members each time. A fun memory each time. Hands on activities for children.

Thank Pugrad95
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is a free museum. We had the opportunity to visit it after leaving the Remodeling and Garden Show. It's a little wear worn. Some displays do not work properly any more. Still, there are interesting artifacts to views and history I was not aware...More

Thank JCMKc
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We were on a tour of the west bottoms and stopped by the museum for a brief tour. Our tour guide had a key to get us in. Although this place had some interesting items most of the interactive displays did not work. Since we...More

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Was there to visit during the American Royal show. This was our first visit. We have gone to Ak-Sar-Ben the past 2 years and thought we would try something different this year. Unlike the children's activities at the Ak-Sar-Ben complex this was the only thing...More

1  Thank greimanacres
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Did this at the youth rodeo.There is a lot of cool rodeo and parade displays. The tour guides are very friendly and make if a fun time.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Since the museum was locked when we went to the bbq event, it fits into the rating given. This was the biggest disappointmnet of our KC weekend. Lots of teams cooking bbq, but no good bbq to buy to eat. Many of the cooking team...More

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 29 May 2012

It's an OK attraction. There are some cool events down here too...but not overly exciting....

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 5 January 2012

a look back at the cow part of the cowtown history, cool, and unique, always a part of the Royal

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Reviewed 2 August 2002

I visited the museum July 9th, 2002. It was a bittersweet trip as I can remember both the old arenas and the new. I went into the museum, and as I was really interested in the horse show aspects I gave little attention to the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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