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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Kansas City, Missouri
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111Map
+1 816 751 1278
Neighborhood: Plaza/Westport
Overview

This artistic wonderland is housed in a splendid neoclassical structure that serves as a piece of work in itself. Collections of American and European art contain creations from the most prominent schools and periods, from artists such as Homer, Caravaggio, Monet, Titian, Rodin, Renoir and hundreds of others. Popular displays at the museum include the Chinese Temple Room, a sealed Egyptian tomb and an outdoor sculpture garden. A cafe and gift shop are also on-site. Admission is free.

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By Jodi Schweiger | Posted 02/20/12
  I am a retired art teacher and have been to many art museums in Europe and the States. The Nelson is an amazing museum with an extensive collection of artwork and a new modern addition that is expansive. The grounds outdoors are beautiful and the perfect setting for the various Henry Moore sculptures (especially if the weather is nice). The food at the Roselle Court is delicious and well-presented andeating in the enclosed courtyard is a special delight....   Read More
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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art General Information
  • Open Hours: Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Thursday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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