1110 N. 7 Hwy, Blue Springs, MO, US, 64014
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Yet another fun destination in Union Station, this collection of live action and motion picture theaters offers something for everyone. The H&R Block City Stage features live action musical and historic shows. The Vic and Helen Regnier City Extreme Screen amazes audiences with its five-story tall movie screen and a 5.1 stereo surround sound system. The Arvin Gottlieb City Dome puts viewers in the middle of the action with its 360-degree screen.
Sea Life Kansas City lets you get up close and personal with over 5,000 sea creatures! Head to the Touchpool Experience where you get to interact with sealife and touch some creatures, such as starfish. Then get face to face with sharks in the Underwater Tunnel where it will feel like you're actually underwater. With fantastic shows and exhibits, the Sea Life Kansas City is fun for the whole family.
Step into a world of creativity and fun at Legoland Discovery Center. This amusement park is especially made for children and the child friendly attractions reflect just that! Go on the interactive Kingdom Quest ride or build whatever type of vehicle you can imagine at the Lego Racers: Build & Test attraction. You can even watch a show in the 4D cinema. No trip is complete without seeing important landmarks made miniature at Miniland.
Located between the Municipal Auditorium and Marriott Hotel, Barney Allis Plaza has a colorful history. As a park, the Plaza was a congregation point for festivals, street fairs, and carnivals like the 'Elvis Parade' every August. Barney Allis Plaza has since been remodeled into a tennis court. Though not all of Kansas City agrees with this change in landscape, the Barney Allis Plaza Fountains nevertheless create a picturesque backdrop to the sporting spectacles. The question begs to be asked, "Wonder what the Cows On Parade will make of it?"
A world of excitement and imagination awaits at this Crown Center family attraction. Here, children can create one-of-a-kind artwork, design their own unique puzzle, construct a skyscraper and more using scrap material provided by Hallmark Cards. One-hour sessions are offered daily. The exhibit is specifically designed for children ages 5-12. During the school year, it is booked mostly with school groups and has limited public sessions, but the experience is such a treat for the kids it is worth trying to make a reservation.
More than 150,000 people come to this interactive museum and informational center each year. Here, you will learn about how Hallmark Cards started, meet some of the talented artists, writers and designers, view the massive collection of Keepsake ornaments and make your own gift bow to take home. Located in downtown's Crown Center, the Hallmark Visitors Center is a must-see for anyone interested in learning about the greeting card industry and the people behind it. Admission is free.
Equestrian enthusiasts, giddyup! A part of the 14 acre American Royal Center, the arena plays host to horse and livestock shows that delight many a farmer and trainer alike. Other guests can get acquainted with these gentle animals at the various family shows that are open to all. Nuzzle a soft nose or get tips on how to saddle up and care for your steed at the rodeo extravaganzas. Check the site for tickets and schedules and get ready to take a few lessons in horse-whispering.
A massive stadium with excellent seating arrangement, with a capacity of over 19,000—Welcome to Kemper Arena American Royal Center, a stadium where every event is a sheer delight to watch. The Arena is quite popular sporting and concert venue and has hosted a hoard of them. What sets this stadium apart is the absence of view-obstructing interior beams. Besides this place also offers one of its kind arrangement for suites. Now you and your family can enjoy any event complete with luxury !
Take a trip back in time with a visit to this museum celebrating aviation history. It resides inside a hanger at the old Downtown Airport. Airplanes, photos, audio/video productions, artifacts, logbooks, uniforms and other items that illustrate the elegance and grace of propeller-driven travel are on display. Guided tours lead by individuals who lived and worked among the aircraft in the glory days are available. Groups of 10 or more must call ahead to reserve a tour.
This park does it all - from hosting music concerts to AIDS walks. Better known for its sports events, the park is visited by sports fanatics frequently. When the park is not playing host to adrenaline-pumped events, it hosts theater and music festivals. During such festivals, the park turns into a great social hangout and you can meet some interesting people.
Earlier known as the J.C Harmon Stadium, it was renamed Art Lawrence Stadium in the honor of the former coach of Rosedale High School. Home to the JC Harmon Hawks, the stadium hosts many local and national sports events. Equipped with all the necessary facilities, the stadium is used by the school as well as the local community.