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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
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4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111-1818
+1 816-751-1278
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed this art museum. I really enjoyed that it was free, too! It houses a substantial collection of art from diverse backgrounds. You can see delightful Impressionistic pieces, Greek statues, and my favorite, the ancient Egyptian collection. It was all very well presented...More

Thank BDPhillips
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed the out door sculptures other sites around the buildings. Inside the museum the staff was friendly and informative. Great museum and a great price! FREE!

Thank keithbO8229VM
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I enjoyed this museum so much. It is very clean, organized, and the friendly staff are helpful. The art is impressive and beautiful. I highly recommend touring this museum next time you are in KC!

Thank Lola L
Reviewed 3 days ago

"The Nelson", as it referred to locally, is the "Apex of Art" in this region and is incredibly well known and highly respected throughout the nation and the world. Every time one walks the "hallowed halls" of the original structure or the "innovative and highly...More

Thank Portofinokc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my kids to the museum on a hot day and they had a great time. Admission is free, but you can make a donation. My oldest daughter had never been so this was a real tart for her because she had been asking...More

Thank VLS82
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nelson Atkins is one of the best art museums in the entire US and definitely worth a visit for anyone in the area. Also, it's free

Thank TrippinYogis
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to art museums all over the US. And I can say responsibly that Nelson-Atkins ranks Top 5 in Asian arts, especially Chinese arts, in the country along with the Met, the Philly MOA, Cleveland MOA, and Freer-Sackler in DC. We ran into its...More

Thank FFei85
Reviewed 5 days ago

The fact that the Nelson is a free attraction should not discourage snooty art types from avoiding it. It's amazing and the collection is highly varied. Do not miss this place.

Thank jwiley963
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great museum with a lot of different collections. I loved the Egyptian, Greek and Roman artifacts. Plan to spend some time here to see everything.

Thank BSUFan11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem of a museum and a must see while in Kansas City. They have very current exhibits and it is a vast museum that you can lose yourself inside. Take the time to enjoy this place when in the Kansas City area.

Thank Kelly T
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21 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
10 March 2016|
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Response from richardjwaksman | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
30 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