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Kansas City's top 5 museums, ranked

Kansas City's top 5 museums, ranked
National WWI Museum and Memorial. | Photo: Chris S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on December 12, 2019.

Wondering where to find the best museums near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for museums.

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1. National WWI Museum And Memorial

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First on the list is National WWI Museum and Memorial, located at 2 Memorial Drive in Crown Center. The museum is the highest-rated museum in Kansas City, boasting five stars out of 303 reviews on Yelp.

2. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Next up is 18th And Vine And Downtown East's Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, situated at 1616 E. 18th St. With 4.5 stars out of 118 reviews on Yelp, the museum has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Arabia Steamboat Museum

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River Market's Arabia Steamboat Museum, located at 400 Grand Blvd., is another top choice. Yelpers give the museum 4.5 stars out of 95 reviews.

4. Union Station Kansas City

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Union Station Kansas City, a landmarks, historical building and museum in Crown Center, is another go-to, with four stars out of 238 Yelp reviews. Head over to 30 W. Pershing Road to see for yourself.

5. The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

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Last but not least, there's The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, a Western 49-63 favorite with 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews. Stop by 5235 Oak St. to hit up the next time you're in the mood.


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