Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri

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The Crown Center Story

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2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri
Playtime, Shopping
Accessible:yes
Downtown/Midtown/Plaza
FREE
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  • Winter Fun Guide

    This season, make memories with your kids at these Kansas City attractions!

    Dec 1, 2022

  • Celebrating a Peanuts-style Christmas in KC

    This year, take a page from the Peanuts gang and celebrate A Charlie Brown Christmas in Kansas City.

    Nov 25, 2022

  • Christmas in the Crown Center District

    It wouldn't be Christmas in KC without an annual visit to Crown Center and Union Station.

    Nov 1, 2022

  • KCS Holiday Express

    Roy Inman

    KC's Christmas Trains

    Whimsy and nostalgia await at these magical KC Christmas Train experiences.

    Nov 1, 2022

  • Summer Fun in the Crown Center District

    The Crown Center District is one of our favorite destinations for family fun for tourists and locals alike.

    Jun 1, 2022

  • KC's Memorial Day Weekend Guide

    Kick off summer fun with these great ideas for Memorial Day Weekend!

    May 10, 2022

  • A Kansas City Staycation

    Kansas City is an absolutely incredible place to live and explore, and I am thrilled to share it with you during the three days you will be here.

    May 1, 2022

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    Crown Center

    Go Explore the Crown Center District

    Crown Center and Union Station are two of Kansas City's most beloved landmarks. With a variety of kid-friendly favorite attractions as well as world-class museums, this is an excellent area to explore with visitors.

    May 1, 2022

  • Multigenerational Trip in Kansas City

    There is something uniquely special about grandparents and grandchildren playing together, discovering together and making memories together.

    May 1, 2022

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    Mesner Puppet Theater

    Best of May

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits, and family fun. Our top picks for May in Kansas City are here!

    Apr 26, 2022

  • Parade of Hearts in KC

    This spring, the Parade of Hearts is taking Kansas City by storm! Local artists showcase their creativity with 154 hearts across the metro and give families a great way to explore the city.

    Apr 21, 2022

  • Best of April

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits, and family fun. Our top picks for April in Kansas City are here!

    Mar 29, 2022

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    StoneLion Puppet Theatre

    Best of March

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits, and family fun. Our top picks for March in Kansas City are here!

    Feb 24, 2022

  • 4 Fun Ideas for a KC Spring Break Staycation

    Enjoy an incredible spring break in your own hometown!

    Feb 22, 2022

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    William and Jill DiMartino

    Best of February

    It's time for winter fun with ice skating, live shows, fantastic exhibits and more!

    Jan 25, 2022

  • Winter in KC from A to Z

    Winter doesn't have to be boring! Have fun with the kids in Kansas City!

    Jan 25, 2022

  • Six-Stop Tour: The Crown Center District, Fun at a Local Landmark

    Winter is the perfect time to enjoy ice-skating, indoor exhibits, films and delicious dinners with the ones we love.

    Dec 20, 2021

  • Best of December

    It's time for terrific exhibits, great shows, and holiday fun. Our top picks for December in Kansas City are here.

    Nov 27, 2021

  • Christmas in the Crown Center District

    It wouldn't be Christmas in KC without an annual visit to Crown Center and Union Station.

    Nov 5, 2021

  • A Three-Day Weekend  Reunion

    Whether you’re hosting out-of-town family and friends or simply planning a group get-together we have ideas!

    Nov 1, 2021

  • Best of November

    It's time for terrific exhibits, great shows, and holiday fun. Our top picks for November in Kansas City are here.

    Oct 27, 2021

  • Best of August

    Missouri State Fair, Grand Carnivale at Worlds of Fun, Butterfly Festivals, Apple Picking... these are just a few of the things we LOVE about August with KC kids!

    Jul 28, 2021

  • One Last Hurrah Before the First Bell Rings

    Creative ideas to capture the last few moments before school starts again to make memories with your kids.

    Jul 28, 2021

  • Best of July

    Experience the Best of Kansas City this summer with living history, thought-provoking exhibits, and family fun.

    Jun 28, 2021

  • Best of June

    Experience the Best of Kansas City this summer with living history, thought-provoking exhibits, and family fun.

    May 31, 2021

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    Kristina Light

    Pirates Ahoy! Swashbuckling Fun at Legoland and Sea Life

    From now through the end of June, visitors to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Kansas City are invited to experience all-new Pirate-themed events.

    May 21, 2021

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    KC's Memorial Day Weekend Guide

    Kick off summer fun with these great ideas for Memorial Day Weekend!

    May 14, 2021

  • Argh! Pirate Adventures across Kansas City

    Experience Pirate-themed fun all summer long!

    May 10, 2021

  • City Skyline featuring Union Station

    Bill Cobb

    Free & Cheap Ways to Explore Downtown KC

    Visit Kansas City's oldest districts without spending a dime! Take a ride aboard the free streetcar and enjoy many attractions.

    May 1, 2021

  • Best of May

    May in Kansas City! Strawberries are begging to be picked. Roller coasters are ready to ride! And, it's baseball season! Our Top Picks for May are here:

    Apr 28, 2021

  • Go Explore the Crown Center District

    Crown Center and Union Station are two of Kansas City's most beloved landmarks. With a variety of kid-friendly favorite attractions as well as world-class museums, this is an excellent area to explore with visitors.

    Apr 20, 2021

  • Weekend Getaway in KC

    If you are looking for an incredible weekend getaway, packed with unique and fun family-friendly experiences, look no further!

    Apr 19, 2021

  • A Kansas City Spring Staycation

    Hit up favorite Kansas City tourist hot spots and see the city through the eyes of a visitor.

    Feb 22, 2021

  • Christmas in the Crown Center District

    It wouldn't be Christmas in KC without an annual visit to Crown Center and Union Station.

    Nov 20, 2020

  • Kansas City Christmas Traditions

    Discover KC's signature holiday events.

    Sep 29, 2020

  • A Three-Day Weekend  Reunion

    Whether you’re hosting out-of-town family and friends or simply planning a group get-together to celebrate the season, we have ideas for a variety of ages and interests.

    Sep 25, 2020

  • Go Explore the Crown Center District

    Crown Center and Union Station are two of Kansas City's most beloved landmarks. With a variety of kid-friendly favorite attractions as well as world-class museums, this is an excellent area to explore with visitors.

    Sep 24, 2020

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    Erin Stricker and courtesy of The Coterie Theatre.

    Best of March

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits and family fun. Our top picks for March in Kansas City are here.

    Feb 27, 2020

  • KC's Spring Break Guide

    It's time to plan for Spring Break and that means many terrific family fun outings, great classes for Kansas City Kids, and Special Spring Break Programs.

    Feb 12, 2020

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    Photo: Jeremy Daniel (Instagram

    Best of February

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits and winter fun. Our top picks for February in Kansas City are here.

    Jan 20, 2020

  • Best of December

    Enjoy extraordinary shows, exhibits and holiday fun. Our top picks for December in Kansas City are here.

    Nov 24, 2019

  • Holiday Gifts That Keep on Giving

    Treat your family to a special memory and a gift they can enjoy all year long.

    Nov 23, 2019

  • Best of November

    It's time for terrific exhibits, great shows, and holiday fun. Our top picks for November in Kansas City are here.

    Nov 4, 2019

  • Christmas at Crown Center & Union Station District

    It wouldn't be Christmas in KC without an annual visit to Crown Center and Union Station.

    Nov 1, 2019

  • Go Explore Crown Center District

    Crown Center and Union Station are two of Kansas City's most beloved landmarks. With a variety of kid-friendly favorite attractions as well as world-class museums, this is an excellent area to explore with visitors.

    Sep 2, 2019

  • Kansas City's Theater Scene Shines with Holiday Brilliance

    As you welcome the fall and winter months, make sure to gather family and friends for some original entertainment to warm your heart and soul. There are many great shows to enjoy throughout the holiday season.

    Sep 1, 2019

  • Best of September

    It's time for Fall Festivals, terrific exhibits, great shows, and fall fun.

    Aug 20, 2019

  • Exploring the Crown Center District with Kids

    The Crown Center District is one of our favorite destinations for family fun for tourists and locals alike.

    Aug 1, 2019

  • Best of August

    The Kansas City Zoo welcomed a new sloth, there are many fabulous festivals, terrific exhibits, great shows, and family fun!

    Jul 21, 2019

  • Best of July in Kansas City

    July - the heart of summer. Kansas City knows how to celebrate with fabulous festivals, fireworks, great shows, berry picking, long days at the pool, and more.

    Jun 24, 2019

  • Family Fun in the Crown Center District

    Whether you're local to Kansas City looking for a great weekend staycation, or visiting from out of town, we teamed up with Expedia.com to bring you the best activities for family fun in the Crown Center District! Note that with the KC Stre...

    Apr 17, 2017

  • Summer Staycation: Crown Center

    Whether you're local to Kansas City looking for a great weekend staycation, or visiting from out of town and want to enjoy Kansas City with kids, Crown Center is one of our top picks for family fun!

    Jul 18, 2016

  • Christmas at Crown Center: 2013

    Christmas at Crown Center is a Kansas City Tradition! With a whimsical playground made of super-sized Crayola® products, model trains traveling through a gingerbread village, visits with Santa, holiday movies, ice skating, and more... there...

    Dec 9, 2013

  • Curious George™: Let's Get Curious! at Crown Center

    Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! is the newest FREE Hands-On exhibit for children at Crown Center. The exhibit is open thru Sept. 8th and may be enjoyed during Crown Center Shopping Hours.

    Jun 2, 2013

  • Hot Tips for the Best Day at Crown Center

    If you're looking to spend a day of fun locally, Crown Center is a great outing. Enjoy Crown Center's free attractions (Curious George, Kaleidoscope, the Hallmark Visitor's Center), then splurge on a visit to LEGOLAND or Sea Life. Over the ...

    Jun 1, 2013

  • Fun Tips for Funville

    Crown Center brings interactive FREE hands-on educational and entertaining exhibits to Kansas City several times each year, with 2013's first feature exhibit being Funville. Located on Level I near Coterie Theatre, Funville is a child-size ...

    Feb 6, 2013

  • Christmas at Crown Center 2012

    Christmas at Crown Center is a Kansas City Tradition and this year you could win a $50 Gift Certificate to the shops! Learn more with our guide to Christmas at Crown Center.

    Nov 26, 2012

  • Hot Tips for the Best Day at Crown Center

    If you're looking to spend a day of fun locally without spending much money, Crown Center is a great outing. However, it is often CROWDED and these crowds sometimes deter moms from making the trip. Over the years, we've learned the tips and trick...

    Jun 13, 2011

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