Attractions Just Over 20 Miles

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Welcome to the City of Gardner and the Kansas City Metro area! The City of Gardner has a rich and vibrant history with many local attractions in the downtown district and throughout the City. The list below is not comprehensive, but it does provide some highlights of local attractions  which are 20 or more miles outside of City limits. Thank you for visiting the City of Gardner and we hope to see you again soon!
 
 
Area Attractions:
 
 
 
Power & Light District -- 816.842.1045
With more than 50 unique and captivating shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, the district offers something for everyone.
Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
18th and Vine Historic District -- 816.474.8463 or 816.221.1920
Features museums, entertainment and a visitor’s center.
18th & Vine Street - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
Legends Outlets Kansas City -- 913.788.3700
Features outlet mall shopping, restaurants and entertainment.
Standard Shopping Center Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am to 9 pm; Sunday 11 am to 6 pm
1843 Village West Parkway (Intersection of I-70 and I-435) - Kansas City, KS
 
 
 
Hallmark Visitors Center -- 816.274.3613
Discover the Hallmark story with exhibits that demonstrate the creativity and innovation that go into making Hallmark products.
Crown Center - 2501 McGee Tfwy. - Kansas City, MO
 
 

Zoo expansion includes Australian and African areas.
6800 Zoo Drive Swope Park - Kansas City, MO

 
 
Midwest’s largest tropical-theme water park and theme park
4545 World of Fun Ave. (I-435 & Parvin Road) - Kansas City, MO

 
 
 
Schlitterbahn/Kansas City -- 913.312-3110
Kansas City's only river tubing adventure and water park!
9400 State Avenue - Kansas City, KS
 
 


Harley-Davidson Factory Tour -- 877.883.1450
Features factory tour of Vehicle & Powertrain Operations
11401 N. Congress - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
Explore educational activities and kids attractions inside the biggest box of LEGOs.
2475 Grand Blvd. - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
See an array of amazing underwater creatures.
2475 Grand Blvd. - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 

Museums:

 
Harry S. Truman Home -- 816.254.2720
Summer White House during Truman’s administration.
219 N. Delaware Independence, MO

Harry S. Truman Museum & Library -- 816.268.8200
National Archives and Records presidential library.
U.S. Hwy. 24 & Delaware Street Independence, MO
 
Airline History Museum at Kansas City -- 816.421.3401 
Photos, artifacts, uniforms, instrumentation, logbooks and personal mementos.
201 N.W. Lou Holland Drive - Hangar 9 Kansas City, MO

Arabia Steamboat Museum -- 816.471.4030 (infoline) or 816.471.1856
Excavation in 1988 uncovered the world’s largest collection of preserved 1856 frontier supplies.
400 Grand Blvd. - Kansas City, MO

Jesse James Bank Museum -- 816.736.8510
Includes original vault, safe and James’ family memorabilia.
103 N. Water - Liberty, MO

John Wornall House Museum -- 816.444.1858
Farmhouse used as a hospital after Civil War Battle of Westport in 1864.
6115 Wornall - Kansas City, MO

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art - Kansas City Art Institute -- 816.753.5784
Features innovative, challenging works in all media by artists from around the world.
4420 Warwick Blvd. - Kansas City, MO

Liberty Memorial National Monument and Museum of WWI -- 816.784.1918
Acknowledged as the only public museum in the U.S. dedicated solely to the history of World War One.
100 W. 26th Street - Kansas City, MO

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
 -- 816.221.1920
Preserves and highlights American history of Black baseball players.
1616 E. 18th Street - Kansas City, MO

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
 -- 816.751.1278
Unique collection of European and American art renowned for its Oriental Collection.
4525 Oak Street - Kansas City, MO

Union Station
 -- 860.460.2020
Once the nation’s second largest train station, now restored with Theater District and interactive children’s museum.
30 W Pershing Road - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
Athletics & Sports:
 
 
 
Arrowhead Stadium  (816) 920-9300
1 Arrowhead Drive - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
 
Kauffman Stadium  (816) 921-8000
1 Royal Way - Kansas City, MO
 
 
 
 
 
LIVESTRONG Sporting Park  (913) 912-7600
1 Sporting Way - Kansas City, KS

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