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Address: 414 East 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64106
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a reason to visit city hall in Kansas City

A interesting reason to visit city hall in Kansas City. But do not incorporate other city hall activities into the tourist visit as city hall is a typical of government entities.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A interesting reason to visit city hall in Kansas City. But do not incorporate other city hall activities into the tourist visit as city hall is a typical of government entities.

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kansas city
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Parking is metered and somewhat limited. The building entrances are guarded and you will pass through a metal detector. In and of itself, it is a magnificent building.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Come and walk the 30 or so floors. Great lunch event. The is the heart of Kansas City, MO. If you are downtown stop in to see the wonderful architecture.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Call ahead if you want to do the observation deck. They will close it based on temperature and arbitrary wind speed. The determining factor is if the weather can "blow someone away." Not kidding. Don't come with teasers or fingernail clippers. They'll throw them away or break them "for free" when you go through the first security check.

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Most Kansas Citians don't know that you can visit City Hall and go almost to the top floor that has an observtion deck from which you can see all of KC and parts of the surrounding communities. Used to be a walk in trip but now you need an escort provided by the city to go up on the deck.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

You enter via the main entrance and ask for the observation deck at the security check point. They will tell you that you have to take the elevator to the lower level (LL). Their your ID or passport needs to be scanned. Afterwards you are allowed to take the elevator to the 28 level where a security guide will wait... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Nobody ever knows that you can go to the top of this building. Amazing views you don't get a lot of time up there but it's a fun cheap thing to do and you can see how much of Kansas City has changed a lot of the parks look really great from up above

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

Stopped by here on a steamy, 100 degree June day. I am terrified of heights, but my husband had been wanting to see the building and the deck, so I sucked it up and went for it. It was really pretty fun, but definitely will make your palms sweaty if you don't do well with heights. The observation deck is... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

Once going through security proceed to the basement floor; then take an elevator ride to the top observation deck. An amazing view of the city, and surrounding area.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

My sister and I visited the observatory on a Friday. We were looking for something fun and unique to do. We were escorted to the top by a very nice employee. She even took our picture for us! I would recommend this to anyone! The 360 view was amazing. It was a bit windy up top so I would not... More 

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