Find yourself in the glowing metropolis of Kansas City where Midwestern charm meets big-city sophistication with a side of world-class barbecue and soul music. With plenty of educational attractions and fun day trip destinations to choose from, Kansas City offers the perfect amount of excitement to meet with your student group's academic desires.
Kansas City, Missouri is known for its beautiful fountains and historic neighborhoods such as Westport, The Plaza, Crossroads Art District, and River Market among others. There are plenty of attractions for student groups to explore in this city including the Hallmark Cards headquarters which offers tours through its visitor center. Science City, located in historic and beautiful Union Station, is another delightful, fascinatingly educational, and interactive attraction where hands-on learning is encouraged. Stop by Crown Center to rediscover the wonder of being a child at the Crayola Store and Crayola Cafe, the Sea Life Aquarium, and LEGO Discovery Center.
Older students will find that the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is wildly comprehensive, beautifully curated, and internationally acclaimed for its extensive array of permanent and temporary collections. See works of art from Ancient Egypt and the Mediterranean, view Chinese ceramics and jade jewelry, or head to European painting masters like Rembrandt, Renoir, Van Gogh, and more! History buffs will enjoy the Liberty Memorial and WWI Museum, one of the best museums of its kind, dedicated to those who fought in the Great War with amazingly comprehensive exhibits on a number of themed topics. Also don't miss the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Arrowhead Stadium, and theme parks like Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun - located right here in Kansas City!