Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Type: Art Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Considered one of America's premier art institutions, visitors have also named the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art among the nation's best museums. Displaying art pieces that date from antiquity to the...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Wed,: Sat; 10am-5pm
  • Thu-Fri: 10am-9pm
  • Sun: Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free;

  • Museums: "There's always something special going on at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, from Juneteenth, to a Day of the Dead Festival and other annual celebrations to a film and dialogue series, or summer classes and camps for all ages. Check the web site for current offerings."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Plan at least an afternoon to see everything on display in this free museum, where docents also offer free tours. The Rozelle Court restaurant serves wonderful food at terrific prices too."
  • Best for Museums Because: This museum continuously adds new art, exhibition space and exciting public programs. Be sure to see the new Bloch collection of 29 glorious Impressionist paintings.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: A high number of special exhibits (with possible admission charge) makes this a terrific museum to visit again and again.

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