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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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Address: 4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2045
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+1 816-932-1200

This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of...

This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of Kansas City. Powell Gardens, in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, manages and maintains the garden.

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This is a charming little garden, tucked out of sight and seemingly in its own world. I found it lovely, peaceful, and a pure delight.

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Though this garden is small it is definitely well cared for and quite colorful. It's a nice spot for a quick escape from the daily stress or some quiet meditation. There's many other things to see in the Kansas City area so I wouldn't make a special trip to see it but if you're in the area or have exhausted... More 

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Jordan, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The garden was very pretty and peaceful! There were a dozen Monarch butterflies enjoying the flowers as well. It was fun to take pictures and include the doors, windows, gates, etc. A fun, quiet place to visit. Loved the statues and water features.

1 Thank MNTraveler05106419
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I found the garden enjoyable and relaxing. We very much enjoyed the butterflies and other pollinators. The season was late for flowers so the grounds were not so bright but most satisfying. The Powell gardens runs the gardens. We drove the distance,31miles to enjoy those gardens.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a charming little garden, tucked out of sight and seemingly in its own world. I found it lovely, peaceful, and a pure delight.

1 Thank MayMarti
Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A small public garden - unique enough to spend time there, small enough to go through quickly. Don't miss the greenhouse cat.

1 Thank jawald2016
Ringwood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and I actually stopped there in August while on a Segway tour with KC Segway Tours. It is a rather small but quaint, charming and beautiful little garden with a fountain and a water piece in the middle. It was chockfull of flowers and plants, very well kept (dare I say manicured) and a delight to walk through.... More 

1 Thank Jean-Baptiste G
Cherryvale, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This garden was small but very beautiful. Very well maintained and a wide selection of plants Great place to spend an hour to relax and enjoy the quiet

1 Thank Don L
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A great little garden close to Country Club Plaza and the Art Museum. Beautiful flowers and sculptures in the fountain. It was a nice place to site down and relax for a bit as I was exploring the area.

2 Thank PLM2534
Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I randomly walk to the Garden here sometimes and it is always so quiet and peaceful! You can easily walk here from the Plaza, or nearby museums. It is small, but gorgeous and relaxing. There are always people here reading and enjoying the flowers and plants. There are parking lots near by, so it can easily be accessed by vehicle.... More 

1 Thank BZimm08
Independence, Missouri
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Other than the unique fountains, the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden is the perfect thing to do after lunch or dinner or when you have an extra hour to kill. This is a small garden, but it provides lovely spaces to sit and talk or read, and throughout the year, the garden reflects the plants of those season. Inside,... More 

1 Thank Maryfrances W

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