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Kaleidoscope

2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
+1 816-274-8300
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Fun free activity!

No need to spend big bucks to do something fun around Crown Plaza - visit the Hallmark museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
50stateswithtwins
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Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
The best time ever for kids

I cannot say enough about this place. Kids loved it. Would defiantly do again. Kids loved to use... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janice674
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Mason City, Nebraska
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No need to spend big bucks to do something fun around Crown Plaza - visit the Hallmark museum (video is great) and get a timed ticket for Kaleidoscope (next door)! Kaleidoscope is a whimsical and creative setting for kids to explore and create some fun...More

Thank 50stateswithtwins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place. Kids loved it. Would defiantly do again. Kids loved to use there imagination. And the best part it is free and the most fun they had. Time goes way to fast in the 40 minutes you are there.

Thank Janice674
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kids enjoyed, especially 7 year old - very artistic and would have stayed all day. Not really a museum - more of a chance to make your own cards, puzzles, pictures. Was a better use of time than the adjacent Hallmark visitor's center.

Thank MinnesotaDude
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hallmark cards offer this at no charge. Spend approximately hour inside. Kids have great time makin crafts or their parents or grand parents. Allows children to use heir imagination to make various crafts and take home

Thank meagle385
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I thought this was going to be boring and holy cow it was scheduled for 40 minutes. We took our 3 grandchildren, ages 9, 5 and 3. I couldn't believe how fast our time went. The kids had a great time working on projects and...More

1  Thank sir18
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Kaleidoscope on our last visit to KC with kids 5, 7 & 10. This is was so awesome. The kids all enjoyed making art. Favorites were the dark black light painting with melted crayon wax and the puzzle maker. I wish the...More

1  Thank Dani S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was the perfect place for our kids. So much fun to use all the great paper & art supplies to have a wonderful time making crafts. It was so organized and easy to do with small children. The staff were friendly and truly seemed...More

1  Thank FrancesTraveler
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Kaleidoscope with kids ages 6, 9 and 12. Pick up free tickets for the time you want to enter, and once inside, your children can wander from project to project. There are drawing tables, paint sections, a place to color your own puzzle...More

1  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We visit Kaleidoscope with our kids whenever we go to Kansas City. It's pure creativity, with enough activities that the kids never get bored. It isn't cheap, they don't skimp on materials, and it doesn't feel beat up, even though I'm sure a lot of...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Went with 3rd graders on a field trip. It seemed some stations weren't manned and some kids ended up spending more time at them and didn't get to do some others.

Thank Sarah M
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nsubcm
Is it first come first served? How much is the admission? What are the hours it is open?
7 April 2016|
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Response from MissouriLucy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is first come, first serve. There is no entry fee. I think they run it by sessions...in other words I think you can get in line and get in 2 or 3 different times each day. (We got there before 9:00 a.m. and just... More
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Priscilla G
What are the hours?
28 February 2016|
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Response from emelle12 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website & click on the calendar. Let the mouse hover over the day you want to go & select a "family art session" to attend. They are closed on Sundays . The last session of a week day is usually around 2:30, or... More
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Maegancunningham
Can just adults go to this place or do we have to have kids?
11 February 2016|
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Response from emelle12 | Reviewed this property |
The website says "no", however if you arrive plenty early, a staff member may let you peek inside (with the staff as an escort). "Kaleidoscope is designed for children and their adults. If you’re visiting without children... More
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