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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
+1 816-221-1920
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A must when in KC.

This was a great experience to be educated on another side of baseball that is rarely talked about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Theresa N
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Nice museum

This is a nice museum with a good summary of negro baseball league teams. There were many teams... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Opened in 1991, this museum is a tribute to some of baseball's best unknown players.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108-1610
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great experience to be educated on another side of baseball that is rarely talked about. I love all types of history and to read and see the challenges that the team's faced from their equipment to the predjuice they endured,the museum did...More

Thank Theresa N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice museum with a good summary of negro baseball league teams. There were many teams organized in different leagues at different times and it did a good job of summarizing and telling the stories. Some of the layout is hard to follow...More

Thank notdenise
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun and educational day we had at the museum! I never knew what a rich history Kansas City had with baseball. The museum is laid out in a very easy to follow self-guided way but I think we lucked out when we visited...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1. Entry price is reasonable. $10 pp 2. Parking was free and easy on a Sunday. 3. It was not crowded. Was quiet so you could think about what you were reading. 4. It is full of information and has a simulated field inside. Also...More

1  Thank Vetskidog
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

First time in this museum; and we loved it. I love the way the museum is laid out around the baseball field. Nice mixture of video clips, memorabilia, uniforms, and things to read. I walked away with a really good perspective of Negro League baseball...More

1  Thank trollerk
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Well done display of Negro Baseball in the US. Historical pictures and descriptions of how things used to be and the difficulty the Negros went through just to compete in the American past time.

1  Thank Brent K
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

As an avid baseball fan, I had to visit this museum in KC. The staff is pleasant and helpful and the admission price is cheap, $10. Active military get in free. They did a great job setting up the displays and there is an incredible...More

2  Thank JohnET50
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I love baseball, and I really like this museum, which, if you're white can certainly open your eyes to the discrimination suffered by African American players and managers, as well as their acumen. If you're a baseball fan, don't miss it. It's not quite the...More

2  Thank LarryJ917
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a must see place, where it is a ton of history here and plenty to see. It is well worth the visit, especially if you love baseball. Don't miss it.

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Every Baseball lover should experience this history. It was totally amazing to see what these gentlemen had to endure in order to play a game that they loved.

1  Thank Laura A
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Cynthia667
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Yes, you can rent out the space. I do not know the amount for the hourly rate. My group rented the whole venue for about 6 hours plus the patio area. We had buses to drop us off and pick up. Plus we had an outside... More
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Response from LAMCD258 | Reviewed this property |
You should allow a couple hours, it's not huge but there is lots to see, you could breeze through in one hour, if you like to look at the details then plan on 2. There is also an adjacent Jazz museum and you could do both... More
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