- TripBuzz found 201 things to do with kids in or near Kansas City, Missouri, including 183 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Shawnee, Independence, Olathe and Kansas City.
- From Kauffman Stadium to Arrowhead Stadium, the Kansas City area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Aquariums.
- As the largest municipality in the state of Missouri, Kansas City is home to over 464,000 residents. Spanning over 219 square miles, the city is a thriving business, residential and tourism community. Famous for the Liberty Memorial and its many fountains, the city offers a wide range of history, culture and recreation.
Celebrating Kansas History, Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum offers a diverse collection of state memorabilia. Well-organized, some exhibits relate to the Underground Railroad and local abolitionists, while others touch on religion and baseball history.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places, the Jesse James Home Museum is the house where the famous outlaw was shot by Robert Ford. It contains items belonging to him and his family. The north interior wall has a bullet hole in it.
The Patee House Museum was built in 1858 as a luxury hotel and it is best known as the temporary residence of Jesse James's family after he was gunned down. It functions as a museum dedicated to the transportation system in America, housing an 1860 steam locomotive among other exhibits.
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P.O. Box 4143, St. Joseph, MO 64504 MoreLess Info
Missouri River Rafting, Outfitting, Canoe & Kayak offers guided raft tours on the river including personalized trips and overnight camping. They also provide canoe and kayak rental and shuttle service for paddlers.
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Jesse James Home Museum
12th & Penn, St. Joseph, MO 64501 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view the home where outlaw Jesse James was shot and killed by fellow gang member Bob Ford at the Jesse James Home Museum. The house features artifacts from Jesse's grave.
The historically renowned Pony Express Museum is a museum that stands as a tribute to the heritage of the Pony Express. The museum holds special tours including group tours, corporate tours, group catering, and educational field trips.
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1901 Messanie Street, St. Joseph, MO 64507 MoreLess Info
Housed in the St. Joseph Museum Complex, Knea-Von Black Archive and Museum features exhibits celebrating the contributions of African-Americans to the growth and advancement of the community. Displays include information relative to the Underground Railroad, education, government and sports.