3218 Gladstone Blvd, Kansas City Missouri 64123
The development of life on the plains and Kansas City's role in westward expansion are related through artifacts and exhibits. The displays are housed in Corinthian Hall, a 50-room mansion, and include depictions of rivers, lands, Osage Indians, explorers and trappers, and a 1910 corner drugstore with a working soda fountain. A natural history hall and a planetarium are part of the complex.
Other History nearby:
(Independence) 1827 Log Courthouse
(Lexington) 1830s Log House Museum
(Independence) 1859 Jail, Marshall's Home & Museum
(Kansas City) Alexander Majors Historical Foundation
(Atchison) Amelia Earhart Birthplace
(Smithville) American Angus Hall of Fame
08/07 Coming to The Kansas City area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.