Museums at 18th & Vine
At the heart of KC's 1920s African American neighborhood is this museum complex. You'll learn about different styles, rhythms,...
Arabia Steamboat Museum
In River Market, this museum displays 200 tons of salvaged 'treasure' from a riverboat that sank in 1856 (one of hundreds claimed by the...
Mutual Musicians Foundation
Near 18th and Vine in the Historic Jazz District, this former union hall for African American musicians has hosted after-hours jams...
Not far from the Jazz District, this famous institution serves up piles of superb BBQ in a somewhat slick setting. The sauce is silky...
Lonely Planet review
This slick club, part of the American Jazz Museum, hosts local talent for free on Monday and Thursday. Touring acts perform weekends.