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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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4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1818
+1 816-751-1278
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do you need a place to hang out? Do you enjoy incredible art? Then check this place out! I mean, you can't beat free! Most museums this good around the country charge $20+ for this quality of museum! The gardens are wonderful to walk around...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love going to the Nelson. They always have new collections to visit. You can go for an hour or spend the entire day. Lots to see and they also have a very nice place for lunch or a happy hour.

Thank Annamarie C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Nelson-Atkins MOA is always one of my favorite parts of KC--I come back every time I come to town! A fun and free adventure. Be sure to pack some walking shoes--the museum is large, and the sculpture garden is worth walking through. Be sure...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed all that was offered at the museum..so much to see and learn..stop for lunch too..you won't be sorry ...enjoyed the grounds too

Thank Jaxon2004
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My teens grew up going to the Nelson Atkins museum and we consider it a gem in our city. For visitors, the museum boasts several popular festivals (India fest, Chinese New Year, Juneteenth ) , a lovely "back yard" great for walking or picnics, an...More

Thank lindamM3737ZX
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recently went to see the new Impressionist gallery with paintings donated by Henry & Marion Bloch integrated with those owned by the museum. This is the Bloch's private collection, recently donated to the Nelson-Atkins Museum. What a treat! I had lunch at Rozzelle Court...More

Thank DYfromKC
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are members and regular visitors. The museum is a community that is alive and thriving. Oh, and the collection is fantastic. The art outreach is led by a talented director who is continually developing and innovating exhibits and activities.

Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even on my second visit, I am overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of art on display. You would be well advised to make time for this gem!

Thank hanlievanwyk
Reviewed 4 days ago

By all means make this a stopping point. The museum is so well done. The impressionist art is phenomenal. The Egyptian, Native American, and Asian displays are all very fascinating. This museum can be compared to the top museums in the country. As to the...More

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this museum. I also love all the different special exhibits! When in college, it was a great place to visit for special assignments and reports.

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Where to park
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
How much does it cost to get in
10 March 2016|
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Response from richardjwaksman | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
How do I get there using public transportation?
30 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