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City Hall

414 East 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-2702
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a reason to visit city hall in Kansas City

A interesting reason to visit city hall in Kansas City. But do not incorporate other city hall... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Richard H
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Kansas City, Missouri
Solid architecture from the past in the heart of the downtown area.

Parking is metered and somewhat limited. The building entrances are guarded and you will pass... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
epirotiki
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kansas city
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22 Jan 2017
“a reason to visit city hall in Kansas City”
16 Oct 2016
“Solid architecture from the past in the heart of the downtown area.”
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414 East 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64106-2702
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

A interesting reason to visit city hall in Kansas City. But do not incorporate other city hall activities into the tourist visit as city hall is a typical of government entities.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Parking is metered and somewhat limited. The building entrances are guarded and you will pass through a metal detector. In and of itself, it is a magnificent building.

Thank epirotiki
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Come and walk the 30 or so floors. Great lunch event. The is the heart of Kansas City, MO. If you are downtown stop in to see the wonderful architecture.

Thank lawlady271
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Call ahead if you want to do the observation deck. They will close it based on temperature and arbitrary wind speed. The determining factor is if the weather can "blow someone away." Not kidding. Don't come with teasers or fingernail clippers. They'll throw them away...More

Thank adamawinnett
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Most Kansas Citians don't know that you can visit City Hall and go almost to the top floor that has an observtion deck from which you can see all of KC and parts of the surrounding communities. Used to be a walk in trip but...More

Thank mackey77
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

You enter via the main entrance and ask for the observation deck at the security check point. They will tell you that you have to take the elevator to the lower level (LL). Their your ID or passport needs to be scanned. Afterwards you are...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Nobody ever knows that you can go to the top of this building. Amazing views you don't get a lot of time up there but it's a fun cheap thing to do and you can see how much of Kansas City has changed a lot...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Stopped by here on a steamy, 100 degree June day. I am terrified of heights, but my husband had been wanting to see the building and the deck, so I sucked it up and went for it. It was really pretty fun, but definitely will...More

Thank HCampbellKC
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Once going through security proceed to the basement floor; then take an elevator ride to the top observation deck. An amazing view of the city, and surrounding area.

1  Thank Boesdady_20
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My sister and I visited the observatory on a Friday. We were looking for something fun and unique to do. We were escorted to the top by a very nice employee. She even took our picture for us! I would recommend this to anyone! The...More

1  Thank Elaine F
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