Museums & Zoos in Kansas City, Missouri


MUSEUMS and ZOOS in Kansas City, Missouri We've compiled a listing of children's museums, zoos, planetariums and other attractions of interest in twenty major cities across the country. Also included are the quirky and unusual, like the La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles, the Dog Museum in St. Louis, and the Nashville Toy Museum! Be sure and call to confirm hours and exhibits before you go--these things change frequently, particularly at smaller museums. And go in the morning to avoid the crowds. But most of all, enjoy an enlightening experience with your kids! Credit cards listed are: MC (Mastercard), VI (VISA), AE (American Express), DI (Diners Club), DS (Discover), CB (Carte Blanch) - - - KANSAS CITY, MO Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard. Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-4:30, Sunday noon-4:30; Closed January 1, Thanksgiving and December 25. Admission $, Phone (816) 483-8300. Oceans of Fun is 13.5 miles n.e. on I-435 exit 54 (Parvin Rd.), Opens daily at 10, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Closing times varies. Admission $$$, Combination ticket with Oceans of Fun $29.95, DS, MC, VI, Phone (816) 454-4545. Kansas City Zoo, Allow a full day. Zoo open daily 9-5; Closed January 1 and December 25. Admission $, Phone : (816) 513-5700. Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City, 5235 Oak St., Allow 1 hour minimum. Wednesday-Saturday 10-4, Sunday 1-4; Closed major holidays and the first 2 weeks of Sept. Admission $, Phone (816) 333-2055.

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