Attractions

Crown Center

Crown CenterOne of the nation’s first mixed-use redevelopments, Crown Center is an 85-acre complex that welcomes more than five million visitors each year.

Hallmark Cards, Inc. founder Joyce C. Hall and his son, longtime Hallmark chairman Donald J. Hall envisioned the complex. It is home to Hallmark’s international headquarters.

For more information, visit: www.crowncenter.com.

Power & Light Entertainment District

Power & Lighting EntertainmentThe newest entertainment district in the downtown Kansas City area provides eclectic dinning, entertainment and shopping options for everyone with their half million square feet entertainment epic center. www.powerandlightdistrict.com

Boulevard Brewing Company

Boulevard BrewingBoulevard Brewing Company has grown to be the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest, with full or partial distribution currently in 31 states and Washington DC. Since 1989 the brewery has remained dedicated to the craft of producing fresh, flavorful beers using traditional ingredients and the best of both old and new brewing techniques. Their selection of fine ales and lagers include the Midwest’s best-selling craft beer, Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer, their flagship Boulevard Pale Ale, and The Smokestack Series line of artisanal beers. www.boulevard.com

Hallmark Visitors Center

Hallmark Visitors CtrCatch a behind-the-scenes peek at the world’s largest greeting-card company headquarters directly inside the Crown Center complex.

 

 

Kauffman Legacy Park

Kauffman Legacy ParkEncompassing 37 acres, the Kauffman Legacy Park includes the offices of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation with adjoining Kauffman Conference Center, the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden, and the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. www.kauffman.org

 

 

 

National World War One Museum

WWIDesignated by Congress as the official World War One Museum, the museum showcases the history around the world during World War One using impressive interactive technologies. www.theworldwar.org

 

 

 

 

American Jazz Museum

American Jazz MuseumThe museum includes interactive exhibits and films, educational programs, the Changing Gallery, the Blue Room Jazz Club and the Gem Theater, a 500-seat performing arts center. www.americanjazzmuseum.org

Tours

Harley Davidson Factory Tour

Harley DavidsonThe tour center features a series of displays that guide you through the various manufacturing and assembly processes. You’ll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop, which features tour-related souvenirs.

  • Free tours begin at regular intervals between the hours of 9:00 am – 1:30 pm Monday – Friday. Tickets are distributed on a first come, first served basis for each day’s available tours. It is recommended that you arrive early in the day.
  • Tours are not offered on weekends, major holidays, or during production changes and year-end maintenance. Tour schedule and route are subject to change. Production is not always scheduled on Fridays.
  • Reservations for 10 or more are required. Call 877-883-1450.

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The Roasterie Factory and Retail Store

RoasterieThe Roasterie goes to great lengths to bring you the best coffee in the world. And nobody does it like we them. Stop by for a complimentary tour and learn all about their cupping, roasting and blending processes. You might even get to start up one of the roasters yourself, or try your hand at cupping coffee.

 

 

Complimentary tours:
Monday – Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Saturday at 8:30 a.m.,10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Sunday at 10:30am and 12:30pm.

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Gangster Tour

Gangster TourKansas City was a favorite spot of the “old timers.” The Gangster Tour puts you hot on the trail of this city’s most notorious Goodfellas. Don’t make us twist your arm. Grab your chopper, hop on the bus and you’ll be immersed in a melodramatic look at mob homes and hangouts, turf wars and infamous crimes like the Union Station massacre. Tours board at Union Station’s West Transit Pavilion. For reservations or for ticket information call 816-471-1234. We’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse.

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