Kansas City, Missouri: What to See and Do

Take a tour of Kansas City, MO. Visit the Sea Life Aquarium, Union Station, Penn Valley Park, Kansas Speedway, the Liberty Memorial and more.

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A pond with harp-playing angels at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. 960 1280

Missouri Botanical Garden  

An 18-foot model of the Titanic at the Titanic Museum in Branson. 960 1280

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Stingrays at the St. Louis Zoo. The 90-acre zoo is home to over 5,000 animals. 960 1280

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The American Jazz Museum located in Kansas City. This is the only museum in the world solely focused on the preservation, exhibition and advancement of jazz music. 960 1280

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The GIANT Swing at Silver Dollar City theme park in Branson. 960 1280

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Lurking on the front lawn of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, this giant bronze spider was designed by Louise Bourgeois. 960 1280

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Arts  

This 300,000-square-feet Bass Pro Shop is the largest store in Springfield. 960 1280

Bass Pro Shops  

The Anheuser Busch Brewery bottling plant at in St Louis. 960 1280

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An antique horse carriage at the Museum of Westward Expansion in St. Louis. 960 1280

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A night view of the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. 960 1280

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The Showboat Branson Belle, on beautiful Table Rock Lake in Branson, offers 3-course dinners and a variety show. 960 1280

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The St. Louis skyline along the Mississippi River. St Louis is also known as "Gateway City" because it was located at the end of the first leg of the Oregon Trail and considered the dividing mark between the Eastern and Western US in the 1800s. 960 1280

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The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, MO. 960 1280

Truman Library Institute  

Located near Van Buren, MO, Big Spring is one of the largest springs in the US. It originates at the base of a bluff on the west side of the Current River Valley in the Missouri Ozarks. 960 1280

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Madame Tussaud
Madame Tussaud

Madame Tussaud

At Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in New York City’s Times Square, is a wax figure that’s not instantly recognizable to the average visitor. But Madame Tussaud’s intelligence and innate talent helped her launch one of the world’s most unique art forms. 960 1280

  

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum has roots dating back to Paris in 1770. There, the museum’s namesake learned the art of wax modeling from her mentor, Dr. Philippe Curtius. In 2000, a Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum opened in Times Square. 960 1280

  

Municipal Archives in New York City

Municipal Archives in New York City

At the Municipal Archives in New York City is a black and white negative that contains an image of a deadly weapon used in a sinister plot. How was one woman enlisted to become an unlikely assassin and what became of the man who orchestrated this bizarre tale of love and revenge? 960 1280

  

Municipal Archives in New York City

Municipal Archives in New York City

New York’s Municipal Archives was founded in 1950 and is home to records, census data and directories that help its patrons research their family history. 960 1280

  

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Air & Space Museum

On the grounds of the San Diego Air & Space Museum stands a colossal missile. When a corrosion problem threatened to ground this powerful projectile for good, the search for a solution led to the creation of one of the country’s most common household products: WD-40. 960 1280

  

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Air & Space Museum

The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park has more than 120 pieces of aircrafts in their collection. 960 1280

  

Money Museum

Money Museum

At the Money Museum in Colorado Springs, CO, is a tiny 5-cent piece that has become one of the world’s most valuable coins, worth over $3.1 million today. 960 1280

  

Money Museum

Money Museum

The Money Museum at the American Numismatic Association houses a number of galleries dedicated to the association’s comprehensive collection of coins and paper money. 960 1280

  

The Kansas Museum of History

The Kansas Museum of History

The Kansas Museum of History in Topeka houses a 6-foot-long rusted piece of metal with a sharp point, known as the John Brown Pike. This artifact was part of an infamous armed rebellion that put the nation firmly on the road to war. 960 1280

  

The Kansas Historical Society

The Kansas Historical Society

The Kansas Historical Society was founded in 1875, and today, the museum sits on 80 acres of land devoted to preserving the state’s great history. 960 1280

  

Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum

This model of a flour mill dust collector was created after the dust-ignited explosion at the Minneapolis, MN, Washburn A Mill in 1878, increasing the safety of future flour mill workers. 960 1280

  

Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum

Located on the Mississippi River, the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, MN, is built into the ruins of the world’s largest flour mill with many of the mill’s original features still in tact. 960 1280

  


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