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Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

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Address: 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110-1728
Phone Number: +1 816-759-7300
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Everyone who comes here is amazed at all the things to see and do here at the Discovery Center! There are school programs, nature trails, lots of educational displays and evening... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Kansas City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Everyone who comes here is amazed at all the things to see and do here at the Discovery Center! There are school programs, nature trails, lots of educational displays and evening and weekend classes. Thoroughly enjoying the Field to Fork series, with amazing dishes prepared by local chefs utilizing Missouri wild game! Parents, bring your kids for one of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great programs - from how to harvest tree sap to birds of KC. Great activities for kids - build a bird house and others. Friendly staff and volunteers. Nice facility. Lots of available info on local trees, weeds, fish, and wildlife.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is truly a hidden gem in the middle of Kansas City! They have great activities for people of all ages to learn about nature. The paths are very accessible even for wheelchairs and strollers and take you through a tour of a prairie, a wetland and a forest. There is an awesome play area for the kids called "Sycamore... More 

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Kearney, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This urban conservation site is on ten acres. It has many things to do for all ages and it's free. It's open 8-5 M-F and 9-4 on first and third Saturday's.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Tucked away in downtown KC is a hidden gym sure to delight the young and the young at heart. It is the Anita Gorman Discovery Center. Not only is it packed with nature and information, there is a delightful walking path with a natural gym to wear out kids. The staff was incredibly talented, knowledgeable and helpful. My daughter made... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

Beautiful building with lots to see and do. Check out the calendar of free classes and outings for all ages. Just east of the Plaza.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2011

The Anita Gorman Conservation Discovery Center is a Nature Center smack in the middle of Kansas City. Just a half mile or so east of the Plaza, the Center is an indoor educational and discovery center -almost a nature museum- and outdoor grounds with native plants and birds that make a visitor forget they are right in the middle of... More 

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