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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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This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.
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4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1818
+1 816-751-1278
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice way to spend part of a day. Plenty of fine art to peruse including "Fall of the Rebel Angels" in ivory, one of my personal favorites. Afterwards, the Plaza is nearby, something tasty or to shop if you wish.

Thank tdkxbk
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to spend a free afternoon in a Kansas summer, they have lots of maps and games that make the visit engaging for kids ages 5 and up. Some of our favorites are the Buddha, the mummy, and the Knights. Best...More

Thank Margery F
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is filled with wonderful art: Asian to impressionists to modern. A great way to spend a day enjoying a great collection.

Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Premier Museum within 4 block walk east of The Country Club Plaza shopping district. Very large collection. Well known for extensive oriental collection. Also good collection of western art-Remington etc. Baroque, Impressionist, Modern, and Abstract. Do not miss the Bloch collection of Impressionist Art. Museum...More

1  Thank Motion22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first visited the Nelson the first time in college. I'd never really been exposed to art and history that way. The collections are vast & varied. From every part of the world from thousands of years ago to today's modern art. The lawn is...More

Thank Lynb76
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really nice variety of artwork to enjoy. Of course my favorite area is always the impressionism period and there is a wonderful collection and new additions from the Bloch family. This is a great place to enjoy with a friend or take a date....More

Thank wisteriabarb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

OK, I live here, so I'm partial. I've been there by myself, I've been there with my husband, I've been there with the whole family, I've been there with a girlfriend... seen special exhibitions, eaten there, attended lectures. I'm a member too! So obviously I...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think that I took this museum for granted as it was in my backyard. It is truly a world-class museum. If you are anywhere near the Kansas City area you need to take some time to walk through it. You will not likely get...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The remodeling of the northeast section of the Nelson to display the art from the Bloch family is really exceptionally well done. Not only is the art incredible, but it is in a beautifully designed area. It is a vast improvement over the previous incarnation...More

Thank zornofzorna
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked and walked, taking in everything from huge outdoor sculptures, to Native American art to ancient masterpieces, then we sat at a table and had a glass of wine. Really a nice excursion. I do not know much about art, but the arrangements were...More

Thank Jillegus
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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
9 March 2016|
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Response from richardjwaksman | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
How do I get there using public transportation?
29 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