Kansas City Missouri
Kansas City is known for its barbecue, jazz heritage, and fountains. Kansas City has some historic areas to explore and also fun activities for both adults and children. Kansas City features some of the best museums, including the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, the Arabia Steamboat Museum, and the Toy and Miniature Museum. Here are some top places to visit on your trip to Kansas City:
1- Union Station:
Union Station was built in 1914 and the building is one of the city’s main tourist attractions. The building is beautiful to explore and you can know about the history behind the station. There are also so many exhibits to see and gift shops. Some interesting places to visit at union station are Science City, the Regnier Extreme Screen Theater, the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, and City Stage Theater.
2- Boulevard Brewing Co:
If you love beer and want to see the process of beer making, you should visit this place. You can tour the brewery and taste all kinds of beer. The history of beer, it’s making, and the process is very interesting to learn and listen to. It’s such a fun place to visit.
3- The Money Museum
At the money museum, you can learn about money and its role in society. You will learn about how money-making has changed from coins, gold bars to the evolution of paper currency. There are also interactive exhibits at the museum. There is also a nice display of old coins and you can learn some interesting facts. You will get a chance to watch the operations within the vault and see how money is counted, stacked, and packaged for shipment. It’s a perfect place for all ages.
4- American Jazz Museum
The American Jazz Museum is located in Kansas City’s Historic Jazz District where you will see so many interesting exhibits. The museum preserves the history of American jazz music, with exhibits on Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and the history of jazz music. There is also a jazz club that offers live music. The American Jazz Museum is worth a visit if you are interested in music or the local history of jazz and the musicians.
5- Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Arabia Steamboat is a history museum that lets you see how people lived in pioneer times. In 1856, a steamboat carrying 400,000 pounds of supplies destined for general stores in the Midwest sank in the Missouri River and the ship was recovered about 30 years ago. At the museum, there is a massive collection of pre-Civil War artifacts and the objects and food that were part of daily life for the pioneers. There is also a collection of a wide variety of everyday items of the old centuries including toys, tools, cookware, and even China sets. Visit this museum and explore the history and story of Arabia’s steamboat.…