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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: +1 816-994-7200
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00

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This is the most amazing venue with an incredible orchestra. If you are in KC this needs to be a priority!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Wichita KS
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Wichita KS
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the most amazing venue with an incredible orchestra. If you are in KC this needs to be a priority!!

Thank luv2travelwichita18
Olathe, Kansas
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147 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kauffman Center is a gem in Kansas City. The sound of choirs and symphonies in the hall is just magical and it is beautiful, too. Everything is laid out so well from parking to restrooms.

Thank julie4242
West Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended a Kansas concert here on a Saturday night. The Kansas City Symphony was performing Mozart is the other hall, so there were two very different audiences in attendance. We were very impressed with the facility. First of all, it is a stunning building with beautiful views of the city. We were in the larger hall, which has comfortable... More 

Thank PHupp1
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was our first trip to the Kauffman Center for the Performaning Arts. I cannot say enough about this great site for enjoying music. We saw the Classic Prog Rock group Kansas and were amazed by the whole experience. Not a bad seat anywhere and the sound is incredible. Great venue and an amazing band. @kansasband rocked.

Thank kim5462015
Kansas City
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211 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Tonight's performance was Mid-Summers Night Dream. Great seats, season tickets, beautiful venue. The performance was amazing !

Thank Bismarck1956
Kansas City, Missouri
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Kaufman. Our first was at Helzburg Hall to see the symphony. This time we were at The Lyric Opera. Both times were impressive. Such an amazing facility that rates up with the best performance hall in the world. This is simply a must if you get a chance. There is not a bad... More 

Thank dbnichols
Kansas City, Kansas, United States
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

AMERICA & the world now has a ARCHITECTURE genius of beauty' w/ The KAUFFMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. I don't have the "word smith" communications skills to describe the founder / who stood at the top of the staircase from the Main Lobby to shake visitors, well wishers, spectators, tourist or supporters hands ( personally at the five year anniversary- just... More 

Thank MarvinSRobinsonII
Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

No matter where you sit in either of the two concert halls, you can hear perfectly. The sound is clear, rich and sonorous. So go ahead, and buy a cheap seat if you need to. I've been to see a quartet perform, an orchestra, and a speaker. All were excellent. The building itself is unique and beautiful, a gorgeous sculpture.... More 

Thank DYfromKC
New Orleans
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166 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Attended a Jazz concert recently. The two halls are each beautiful. The parking is convenient. The facility itself is modern and very interesting.

Thank blue72jay
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85 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great location to enjoy classical music. Beautiful building, comfortable seats. Loved our date night. Very helpful volunteers.

Thank Raza88

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