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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1818
+1 816-751-1278
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This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.
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4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1818
+1 816-751-1278
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a place we go ofyen. My son loves the artwork, as do I. We try to go at least once a year, and also when family and friends visit. Cool 8n summer, warm in winter it's a lovely place to go to.

Thank Tiffeney C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What more can you ask for?! Great museum, centrally located and on a nice big piece of land. Three floors total of wonderful artwork ranging from American Indian to colonial American to Japanese and Chinese artwork. Parking in the garage is $10 but there is...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love art. My husband likes it. Our 7 year old isn't crazy about. Which is why I was surprised that we went here for Mother's day. It is a beautiful museum with a lot of beautiful art. To my surprise our son loved it....More

Thank TaraMcConkey
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the great art museums. Very good varied collections. The building itself is worth seeing., as well as the setting. Free admission is a bonus for this first class museum. Good place for a hot summer day.

Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum has great collections and it is free. This our second day to be here. The collection is so large that you can't finish it even in two days. The Asian, modern and other collections just to mention a few are just so much....More

Thank hdyee23
Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed this art museum. I really enjoyed that it was free, too! It houses a substantial collection of art from diverse backgrounds. You can see delightful Impressionistic pieces, Greek statues, and my favorite, the ancient Egyptian collection. It was all very well presented...More

Thank BDPhillips
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed the out door sculptures other sites around the buildings. Inside the museum the staff was friendly and informative. Great museum and a great price! FREE!

Thank keithbO8229VM
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I enjoyed this museum so much. It is very clean, organized, and the friendly staff are helpful. The art is impressive and beautiful. I highly recommend touring this museum next time you are in KC!

Thank Lola L
Reviewed 5 days ago

"The Nelson", as it referred to locally, is the "Apex of Art" in this region and is incredibly well known and highly respected throughout the nation and the world. Every time one walks the "hallowed halls" of the original structure or the "innovative and highly...More

Thank Portofinokc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my kids to the museum on a hot day and they had a great time. Admission is free, but you can make a donation. My oldest daughter had never been so this was a real tart for her because she had been asking...More

Thank VLS82
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20 August 2016|
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Response from JimmyB0bby | Reviewed this property |
Parking is underground and is super clean and convenient and you can walk directly into the modern art section from the lot, through sliding glass doors. You can also park on the street. You will see many parked cars on... More
9 March 2016|
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Response from richardjwaksman | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
29 November 2015|
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Response from Patrick P | Reviewed this property |
The MAX (Metro Area Express) runs north and south to all the main destinations. It stops at 45th and Main, and you can walk east past the Kansas City Art iInstitute to the Nelson-Atkins