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Art Museums & Galleries, Kansas City: 25 reviews and 45 photos

  Did somebody forget their shuttlecock?
by basstbn

Very few cities the size of Kansas City can boast an art museum of the caliber of the Nelson-Atkins Gallery. And - admission is FREE!! (You do have to pay a couple of dollars to park, however, unless you can find a spot along the street.) But it is worth it to visit this outstanding collection. The Asian collection is particularly well-known. The sculpture garden, featuring works by Henry Moore, is popular also. But most people remember the shuttlecocks - apparently left over from a game of badminton played by giants using the museum building as a net.

There is a great little cafe here, as well - especially if you like quiche, salads and that light kind of fare.

Address: 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri
Directions: Just east of the Country Club Plaza between Brush Creek Boulevard and Oak Street
Phone: 816-751-1278
Website: http://www.nelson-atkins.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 7, 2004
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