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2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
+1 816-274-8300
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Best kept secret of KC

This is so much fun it is sad to say my kids are starting to get too old for it and they are 10 and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooke F
Fantastic for kids

A terrific and free 40 minutes of fun for kids and families. Drawing, painting, crafting, and more... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Des Moines, Iowa
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2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
+1 816-274-8300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is so much fun it is sad to say my kids are starting to get too old for it and they are 10 and 11. This is free and your kids will love just looking at stuff let alone making things.

Thank Brooke F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A terrific and free 40 minutes of fun for kids and families. Drawing, painting, crafting, and more is what is waiting for you. My kids favorite was the melted crayon area and the jigsaw puzzle creator.

Thank Lutherfrog
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Kids love this place. Wish they offered more time for kids to create stuff but can't complain when it's free. SUPER cute and full of stations to make crafts. Boys and girls would love this.

Thank brummitt5
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with a 10 and 7 year old while passing through town on vacation. Kaleidoscope is really best suited for preschool age as it's a 40 minute free form parent directed craft session with markers,paints and cut out papers. Would be best for locals looking...More

Thank purdue_mommy
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Extended family of 11 total visited around noon on a scorching summer Friday and were able to jump right in on a session that was about to start; we were so surprised there was no wait. What wonderful (FREE!!) experience for our kids ranging in...More

Thank defiancechic
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We've gone a few times now and the kids always seem to enjoy it and not get bored. Personally once or twice is enough for me. The kids can do almost everything they offer in the time allotted for each rotation. Not sure if they...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was our second visit in five years to Kaleidoscope. Our girls, ages 5 and 10, loved the experience! It was free of cost which is nice for families, and there were a lot of creative activities for kids to do. The space itself was...More

1  Thank seas629
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a Monday morning at 9:30 and we were able to get tickets and go in with the first group. My two year old and four year old loved it. They needed assistance from us of course and I moved them to different...More

Thank Lacey W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

You do need to get tickets, they are free but stop here to get your free timed tickets, head next door to the hallmark museum which is also free and then arrive at your ticket ticket time. It is a hands on craft time, with...More

3  Thank 874margeryf
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

No need to spend big bucks to do something fun around Crown Plaza - visit the Hallmark museum (video is great) and get a timed ticket for Kaleidoscope (next door)! Kaleidoscope is a whimsical and creative setting for kids to explore and create some fun...More

1  Thank 50stateswithtwins
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7 April 2016|
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Response from MissouriLucy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is first come, first serve. There is no entry fee. I think they run it by sessions...in other words I think you can get in line and get in 2 or 3 different times each day. (We got there before 9:00 a.m. and just... More
Priscilla G
27 February 2016|
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Response from emelle12 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website & click on the calendar. Let the mouse hover over the day you want to go & select a "family art session" to attend. They are closed on Sundays . The last session of a week day is usually around 2:30, or... More
11 February 2016|
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Response from emelle12 | Reviewed this property |
The website says "no", however if you arrive plenty early, a staff member may let you peek inside (with the staff as an escort). "Kaleidoscope is designed for children and their adults. If you’re visiting without children... More