Museums at 18th & Vine
Arabia Steamboat Museum
In River Market, this museum displays 200 tons of salvaged 'treasure' from a riverboat that sunk in 1856 (one of hundreds claimed by the...
This slick club, part of the American Jazz Museum, hosts shows on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Weekday shows usually...
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
At the heart of KC's 1920s African American neighborhood is this museum complex. You'll learn about different styles, rhythms, instruments and musicians – including KC native Charlie Parker – at the interactive American Jazz Museum . The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum covers African American teams (such as the KC Monarchs and New York Black Yankees) that flourished until baseball became fully integrated.