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2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
+1 816-274-8300
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Super fun for free!

My kids loved this! We arrived to get our tickets and only had to wait about 20 minutes until the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
Columbus, Ohio
It's Free!

What a wonderful free craft center for kids! My son loved the glow-in-the-dark room and making a... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
St. Louis, MO
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2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2614
+1 816-274-8300
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

My kids loved this! We arrived to get our tickets and only had to wait about 20 minutes until the next session. We took a little trip through the Hallmark museum (which is right next door) and it was interesting. There are tons of stations...More

Thank lauriehendrix
Reviewed 5 August 2015

What a wonderful free craft center for kids! My son loved the glow-in-the-dark room and making a puzzle to take home. This was a trip favorite and we'll be back!

Thank peb1014
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a big creative space with tons of supplies to create with. Don't worry if you have the oldest kids in the line - our kids 12, 9, 7 - had fun. Highlights for us were the glow-in-the-dark room, puzzle maker, and the painting...More

Thank htarin
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great, free attraction for kids in the Hallmark Center. Using leftover production materials, you create your own art work. A big hit in our family!

Thank Swl781
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Very awesome. My 7 and 8 year olds loved it. They liked being creative. 45 mins is a bit short to do All the stations but that just gives us the opportunity to go again.

Thank melinda w
Reviewed 30 July 2015

great for younger kids, not so much for teens. We walked in, looked around, and then my girls asked to leave. That is OK. The place was very cool.

Thank cc d
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a quick 40 minute activity but it's a really cool, creative experience and supported by Hallmark. Sessions run morning to afternoon. Located next to Crown Center you can walk to Kaleidoscope before or after lunch with the kids. There are many art stations...More

1  Thank KC64506
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Our 2 yr old loved it, they don't give u much direction. Would definitely go again now that we know where/what the stations are all a out.

Thank Tanner2001
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Hard to complain about this place since it is free and the kids love it, but it always seems hectic in here. Tip... Walk through the hallmark Museum if you arrive early... It's right next store

Thank grumpypuffin
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We loved our stop at Kaleidoscope, but the hours are limited so check first. Doesn't take long - under an hour probably but I love seeing the creativity of kids come out =)

Thank Stacey B
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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 Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Hours are different each day. They open session times rather than keep the facility open during all day. I can't post a specific website address but search for hallmark kaleidoscope calendar and you ought to find their site... 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