• American Jazz Museum
    Photo courtesy of American Jazz Museum
  • American Jazz Museum
    Photo courtesy of American Jazz Museum
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American Jazz Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Jazz enthusiasts will love this highly interactive museum, which chronicles the history of American jazz and its most legendary participants, from Duke Ellington, to Charlie "Bird" Parker. Sure,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Sat: 9am-6pm
  • Sun: Noon-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $10; Senior (65+) $9; Child (5-12) $6; Child (0-4) Free

  • Museums: "The Blue Room showcases performances by dynamic upcoming bands, seasoned and renowned local, national and international jazz artists, in an intimate setting. Play along during weekly Blue Monday Jams or just sit back and listen. Big band performances plus a Latin Jazz/Salsa series are other popular offerings."
  • Best for Museums Because: Jazz heritage and Kansas City are completely intertwined, and there's no better way to explore this critical influence upon local culture.

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