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Hallmark Visitors Center

Crown Center 2500 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
+1 816-274-3613
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If you love greeting cards like me, you would love this self-guided tour. It does a great job in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
itsxjackie
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Los Angeles, California
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Informative, self guided tour, and movie of Mr. Joyce Hallmark

Brief movie explaining the start of Hallmark and the founder. Many displays to view and read. Make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
704Traveler
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Discover how a teenager from Nebraska tucked two shoeboxes of postcards under his arms and set out to create an iconic company in Kansas City. More than 100 years later, our billion-dollar brand contains a diverse portfolio of six businesses...more
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Crown Center 2500 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108-2616
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love greeting cards like me, you would love this self-guided tour. It does a great job in providing a history of Hallmark as well as the different lines of businesses they are in (e.g., movies, keepsake). The museum is also FREE! This is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brief movie explaining the start of Hallmark and the founder. Many displays to view and read. Make a bow (small machine). View a full wall artwork utilizing several metals combined

Thank 704Traveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This free museum starts with a timeline of Hallmark Cards, which began in 1910 when JC Hall moved to Kansas City and started a postcard business out of his room at the YMCA. Other highlights of the hallway timeline include: the addition of greeting cards...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Hallmark center - the film at the beginning is a must-see as it tells the story of how Hallmark got it's start. I also enjoyed looking at their collection of "theme" decorated Christmas trees and various ornaments. They had a few "Selfie"...More

Thank eatsleeptour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is really pretty small. It is self guided but is a big loop so it is easy to follow. There is a film to watch and a machine that you can press a button and it makes you a small bow to keep for...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was a really fun place to visit with lots of historical information on Hallmark. It is free and worth the time.

Thank Doris B
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We visited during the holidays and it was very pretty. We did not go for any other reason that to just go and see the Crown Center area - but it was worth the trip

Thank Paula9122008
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KaleidoscopeHVCKC, Public Relations Manager at Hallmark Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for stopping by and visiting. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Crown Center and the Visitors Center.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The history of Hallmark is interesting and the displays are beautiful. The kids will enjoy finding items on the scavenger hunt and watching a machine make a miniature gift bow just for them to take home. The gift shop is small but cute, and has...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I had to look hard for this and ask a few people how to find it. I finally did and I am glad I did. It was a super fun place to visit. Very friendly and helpful people who work there. Work the trip to...More

1  Thank Vicki A
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KaleidoscopeHVCKC, Public Relations Manager at Hallmark Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for visiting. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality, too.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I have always been a Hallmark fan (especially Keepsake ornaments), so it was a true pleasure to be able to learn about the history behind the company. I really loved the historical video shown in the theatre (don't miss it). The displays were beautifully designed...More

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KaleidoscopeHVCKC, Public Relations Manager at Hallmark Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We are so glad you stopped by to visit. We also really like it when our biggest fans stop in and say hello.

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tshep42
16 April 2018|
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Response from Agilemoon | Reviewed this property |
There is a mall attached to the visitor’s center with a store there. The center’s gift shop is small.
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