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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
+1 816-221-1920
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Worth the visit!

Husband and I came as part of a Royals weekend of fun. We spent nearly 2 hours here and could have... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Angie S
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Manhattan
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Best museum if you love history AND baseball

First off, this is not a good museum for little ones. I am a mom of a 10 and 12 year, so you can... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
travlmama
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Los Angeles
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Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Husband and I came as part of a Royals weekend of fun. We spent nearly 2 hours here and could have stayed a bit longer. A great history for baseball lovers. Very well put together and a ton of historical facts presented.

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 13 June 2016

First off, this is not a good museum for little ones. I am a mom of a 10 and 12 year, so you can trust me on this. The are a few movies, but no interactive exhibits nor are you allowed to touch the bronze...More

Thank travlmama
Reviewed 10 June 2016

As a baseball fan this was a lot of fun. Many of the baseball icons of days past were first members of the Negro League's. The Negro League's will forever stand as a monument to the blind racism that was present in our society at...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 9 June 2016

A stunning collection of artifacts and well designed exhibits telling this important story. I was lucky enough to see some of the Negro league latter day players to make it to the major leagues. I would have loved to have seen some of this great...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Visited on Friday, May 27th. This was our second visit. They added some new exhibits and changed some of the others. We took someone with us who actually resides in the KC MO area who had NEVER gone there even though it is an attraction...More

Thank Rosalie S
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This is not the negro league hall of fame. This is a museum about negro baseball from the early days through the admittance of the leagues players into the major leagues. Learned a lot and really enjoyed the whole experience, but found it a bit...More

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A fitting tribute to some of the great African American baseball greats. Excellent history lesson about some great ball players

Thank ahawkicre8
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Much to see in a small space. There's so much to read and look at that it can get bunched up at times, if crowded. Interesting film at the beginning and film footage in several spots throughout. Lots of jerseys, souvenirs, artifacts. Very thorough and...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Being a baseball fan, I have seen my White Sox win the World Series, visited the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and now THIS, my baseball ife is complete. The exhibits, the historical literature and the memorabilia blew me away! I was overcome with pride...More

Thank Montrose H
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this museum. Although it is a baseball museum it also does a wonderful job illuminating not only the sport but the true history of America before and after Jackie Robinson. The museum isn't large but has many diagrams and short films...More

Thank victoriabmw27
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krystala967
How long does it usually take guests to view the entire museum?
5 January 2015|
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Response from LAMCD258 | Reviewed this property |
You should allow a couple hours, it's not huge but there is lots to see, you could breeze through in one hour, if you like to look at the details then plan on 2. There is also an adjacent Jazz museum and you could do both... More
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krystala967
How long does it usually take guests to view the entire museum?
5 January 2015|
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Response from BostonBabeBoston_MA | Reviewed this property |
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