Top 3 Cultural Attractions To Explore In Kansas City
January 28, 2013
After you’ve made the decision to hire Kansas City movers and relocate to the bustling metropolitan area, you and your family will have a wealth of new attractions available to explore. If you and your family are the kind of people that feel more at home in a museum than an amusement park, there are a variety of cultural activities to enjoy in your new city that will prove to be a wonderful way to spend time with your family. Here are a few to keep in mind for an upcoming weekend.
1. American Jazz Museum. Located in the heart of the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District, the American Jazz Museum is a wonder for people of all ages, featuring interactive exhibits and educational programs, a full-scale jazz club and the Gem Theater, a 500-seat performing arts center, reported VisitKC.com. You and your family can enjoy the sights and sounds of this truly American music genre and experience the jazz legends that made it all possible.
2. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. As one of the most prominent art museums in the Midwest, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art contains more than 28,000 items dating as far back as 3,000 B.C. to the present day. The museum is known for its extensive collection of Asian art, as well as paintings by well-known artists like Andy Warhol, Degas, Monet, Van Gogh and many more.
3. Arabia Steamboat Museum.This unique attraction is a unique step back into time to examine the Steamboat Arabia, which sank on the Missouri River in 1856, reported TripAdvisor.com. Amazingly, as the riverbanks shifted over time, salvagers were able to recover more than 200,000 artifacts from the ship, which are now on permanent display in the City Market area of Kansas City.