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Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110-1728
+1 816-759-7300
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Love missouri nature

Nice free place by mdc to view missouri outdoor life. Indoors. Nice bird exhibit even with eagles... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
terrry61
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Kansas City, Missouri
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A natural treasure in the middle of the city

The center is in the middle of the city, but provides beautiful natural areas. They often offer... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
sharp4
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110-1728
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice free place by mdc to view missouri outdoor life. Indoors. Nice bird exhibit even with eagles. Highly recommended for young children.

Thank terrry61
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

The center is in the middle of the city, but provides beautiful natural areas. They often offer free programs that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Thank sharp4
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Amazing resource for the community. Lots of great classes about all things nature and Missouri wildlife, and it's all made available for free! I have learned so much from the fantastic resources at the discovery center and the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Everyone who comes here is amazed at all the things to see and do here at the Discovery Center! There are school programs, nature trails, lots of educational displays and evening and weekend classes. Thoroughly enjoying the Field to Fork series, with amazing dishes prepared...More

Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great programs - from how to harvest tree sap to birds of KC. Great activities for kids - build a bird house and others. Friendly staff and volunteers. Nice facility. Lots of available info on local trees, weeds, fish, and wildlife.

1  Thank jawald2016
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is truly a hidden gem in the middle of Kansas City! They have great activities for people of all ages to learn about nature. The paths are very accessible even for wheelchairs and strollers and take you through a tour of a prairie, a...More

2  Thank huntoften
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

This urban conservation site is on ten acres. It has many things to do for all ages and it's free. It's open 8-5 M-F and 9-4 on first and third Saturday's.

1  Thank stevejQ9568AX
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Tucked away in downtown KC is a hidden gym sure to delight the young and the young at heart. It is the Anita Gorman Discovery Center. Not only is it packed with nature and information, there is a delightful walking path with a natural gym...More

6  Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

Beautiful building with lots to see and do. Check out the calendar of free classes and outings for all ages. Just east of the Plaza.

3  Thank sonic1us
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Reviewed 27 July 2011

The Anita Gorman Conservation Discovery Center is a Nature Center smack in the middle of Kansas City. Just a half mile or so east of the Plaza, the Center is an indoor educational and discovery center -almost a nature museum- and outdoor grounds with native...More

12  Thank Kimberly R
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