After moving within a mile from this museum last month, a visit was definitely on my need to do list. I was told to make sure you have several hours to look around and not be rushed. That is very good advice. I had 3...More
About The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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the Nelson is a very beautiful museum, voted #1 in the country, I believe. It brings in all the big exhibitions. They have events on the lawn, like a car show and a huge picnic.
This location is not only beautiful to walk around but the collections they have are incredible. The Egyptian exhibit and all the various painting are so amazing and you can be up close to them. I was truly surprised to see it was free. There...More
I love museums but this is one of my top 5 favorites from around the world. I thought I was just going to visit another quaint museum and was taken aback by its quality of exhibits and educational as well as interactive activities. Visit in...More
Outstanding art museum for the entire family as well as just art lovers. Spacious, beautiful and has an outstanding location for lunch or dinner in the Rozelle Court in the heart of the museum. Spectacular place for a romantic dinner on a Friday night. Walk...More
What a great museum & it’s free! There is a charge for special exhibits, but the permanent exhibits are great. Had a cup of coffee in their cafe & their food selections looked enticing. The gift shop has a wide variety of products as well....More
We are members of the Nelson-Atkins Museum and visit frequently. The Picasso Exhibit is exclusive to the Nelson here in the US and not to be missed.
The NA Museum has a comprehensive collection of art from Cycladic figurines to Pop Art and contemporary works. The most impressive area of the collection is probably the Chinese and Indian art. A gallery was recently opened to house the private collection donated by Henry...More
Our family really enjoyed our visit. Lots of variety, many classic and modern paintings. Also sculptures, and a very nice gift shop.