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The Coterie Theatre - Kansas City's professional theatre for youth and family audiences.

Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun - Features over 40 rides for all ages and thrill seekers, including seven world class coasters. Nowhere else in the Midwest will you find the variety of rides Worlds of Fun has. Oceans of Fun offers over 60 acres of water excitement, including 8 water slides, and a million-gallon wave pool.

Family Golf Park - There is fun for everyone at this 18 hole mini golf course. Enjoy the course, driving range, bumper boats, or arcade games.

St. Joseph Museums - Nineteenth-century mansion houses Native American, local and natural history exhibits. Also home to a variety of seasonal family activities.

Hallmark Visitor's Center - From humble beginnings in 1910 to the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame television series. It's all here! Get your passport to fun when you walk in the door. Interactive displays and fascinating exhibits make your tour fun for the entire family.

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures - The museum contains twenty-four rooms filled with antique dolls, dolls' houses, cast iron toys, trains, and scale miniatures.

American Jazz Museum - Inside, the essence and living spirit of jazz legends fill the atmosphere as the story of jazz and her greatest performers is told through the sights and sound of one the most interactive museums in the country.

The American Royal - See the significance of agriculture in the history of Kansas City. Visit the beginnings of the American Royal. Observe horse shows, rodeo and livestock show clothing, saddles and memorabilia. See how your weight compares with chickens, market hogs and feeder steers. Visit the reading corner, play computer games, learn about livestock judging and have a great time.

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art - Home to an extraordinary group of colonial portraits, rich holdings of American landscapes as well as distinguished examples of American Impressionism and post-Impressionist artists of the Boston School. The museum also features work by important 20th century artists and a growing contemporary collection.

Excelsior Springs Community Theatre - Offering various productions of the performing arts since 1980. Check to see what is playing.

Aarons Family Fun Center - Offering 32 high quality lanes with easy automatic scoring for family, friends, and league bowling. There's also Mini-Golf, Go-Karts, Sand Volleyball and a game arcade.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Rich collections bring together masterpieces from every culture and period of the world, from ancient times to the present day. Free tours of sculpture inside the Museum are available for youth groups and are led by teen guides.

Pony Express National Museum - Come and experience the many exciting, educational, state-of-the-art exhibits conveying the need, creation, operation and termination of the Pony Express. Whatever your age, you're sure to be captivated by the stories and images on an era long passed.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum - Features a 10,000 square-foot multi-media exhibit including two film exhibits, two video exhibits, and 15 computer interactive stations. The gallery is arranged on a time line of African American and baseball history from the 1860s-1950s.

Kansas City Museum - Exhibitions and programs on science and technology, Regional and Natural history, planetarium, and a 1910 Soda Fountain.

Arabia Steamboat Museum - Explore this museum and learn how the handsome steamer Arabia prospered on the rivers, perished in 1856 and was finally rediscovered 132 years later, precious cargo intact. This exhibit is many things: history, ingenuity, tragedy, adventure, perseverance, preservation and a tribute to the pioneer spirit.

Science City - Combines the best of science centers, theme parks, restaurants, and four unique theaters all rolled into one. More than 50 hands-on environments, including a Storm Center, Crime Lab and Astronaut Training Center.

National Military Heritage Museum - Exhibits depict the history of military service-abroad and at home-during war and between wars. A visit to the museum allows you to learn about all five branches of our military and their roles throughout world history, along with the civilians who served on the home-front.

Conception Abbey - The Abbey Guest Center provides simple accommodations in an atmosphere of quiet, perfect for private prayer and reflection. Join the monks for the Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours in the Abbey Basilica.

National Airline History Museum - The museum contains a collection of photographs, artifacts, printed material, and audio/visual displays that will bring you the true flavor of an age gone by. Uniforms, galley items, instrumentation, logbooks, personal mementos, and so much more to bring to life the propeller-driven era.

Kansas City Zoo - The Zoo features over 200 acres of animal fun as well as the first IMAX Theatre in a Zoo. Embark on a safari through Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Uganda and the Congolese Forest.