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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
+1 816-221-1920
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A must see

It would be sad to be near Kansas City and miss this museum. Gives you a glimpse at the incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grammyjune
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Waynesboro, TN
Baseball lovers, it is a must see.

Look to the originals of Negro League baseball before the break through of Jackie Robinson. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce V
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would be sad to be near Kansas City and miss this museum. Gives you a glimpse at the incredible Negro players and their lives. Makes you truly appreciate the courage of Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron and others. You will just fall in love with...More

Thank Grammyjune
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look to the originals of Negro League baseball before the break through of Jackie Robinson. There were some great players that sadly were not allowed to play in the Major Leagues. What a waste of talent that comes from nothing but prejudice.

Thank Bruce V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum! There is a very informative film at the beginning. There is a lot of reading and only a few artifacts, but I really enjoyed it. It goes over a lot of the civil rights issues at the time, which is...More

Thank sjr1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally made it out to see this gem in Kansas City. Be sure to catch the 15-minute movie narrated by James Earl Jones. The National Anthem was amazing. The museum has a lot of information and it is well laid out and it wheelchair accessible....More

Thank TLG056
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this small museum. The opening 15 min introductory video narrated by James Earl Jones was very informative. The singing of the National Anthem was very simple and moving. There was a lot to read but you could move through as...More

Thank AlleyahNorthCarolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a sports fan (any sport) but I am glad I visited this museum complex. It was lots to see and read. I did not fully enjoy it because I did not want to miss my flight out. I would recommend this as...More

Thank MzDCZee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided who visit the museum, without checking their events calendar. On the day that we visites, there just happened to be some kind of press conference. Rather than simply moving through the museum and reading, we ended up having to make sure our 2...More

Thank Nichole H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW. What a well done museum, and exhibits. Chills listening to the National Anthem and the movie inside. Great displays, and gift shop. A must see for any true baseball fan.

Thank Al B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our boys are into baseball and we like history so we were excited to come. As we started through the museum, my boys kept remarking that there was so much to read. I am not sure if it would have kept their attention for long....More

Thank travelwithkidsut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though it is a small museum, it is well done. The displays are interesting and informative. I really didn't know everything that went on during this time of our country and baseball's history. It's a place worth seeing for an hour or two when...More

Thank Jesse R
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krystala967
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You should allow a couple hours, it's not huge but there is lots to see, you could breeze through in one hour, if you like to look at the details then plan on 2. There is also an adjacent Jazz museum and you could do both... More
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