American Jazz Museum

Currently Open
  • Address: 616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108, United States, 64108
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8164748463
  • Fax: +1-8164740074
  • Ticket Price: 10 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Performance, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Social, Arts

The American Jazz Museum is located on the 18th and Vine Jazz District dedicated to the art of American Jazz. Various interactive exhibits and films give an insight on the Jazz and its development. The museum also hosts thousands of students, scholars, musicians and fans of the arts for over 200 performances, education programs, special exhibitions, community events. It is the sole museum in the world dedicated to the preservation of Jazz.

What to see within the museum: The Changing Gallery exhibit space, Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Centre, Blue Room jazz club and Gem Theatre.

American Jazz Museum Travel Tips

  • Events and performances have variable ticket prices and hours.

Entrance Ticket Details For American Jazz Museum

American Jazz Museum  Entry Fee -

  • Adults: USD 10
  • Seniors: USD 9
  • Children: USD 6
  • American Jazz Museum tickets for children 4 and under: Free

American Jazz Museum plus 18th & Vine  prices -

  • Adults: USD 15
  • Seniors: USD 13
  • Children: USD 8

American Jazz Museum Hours

American jazz museum hours - 

  • Tuesday - Saturday :  9 am - 6 pm 
  • Sunday : 12 noon - 6pm
  • Monday close.

American jazz museum blue room timing

  • Monday 5 pm - 11 pm
  • Thursday 5 pm - 11 pm
  • Friday 5 pm - 1 am
  • Saturday 7 pm - 1 am


  • American Jazz Museum closed on New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. 
  • Blue Room Exhibit is offline to museum visitors from 11am – 6pm during the annual fall festival.
  • Kansas City’s 18th & Vine Jazz and Blues Festival are held on the second Saturday each October.

How to Reach American Jazz Museum

  • Bus 108

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  • American Jazz Museum Address: 616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108, United States, 64108
  • American Jazz Museum Contact Number: +1-8164748463
  • American Jazz Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • American Jazz Museum Price: 10 USD
  • Best time to visit American Jazz Museum(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit American Jazz Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 25.39% of people who visit Kansas City include American Jazz Museum in their plan

  • 45.71% of people start their American Jazz Museum visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see American Jazz Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting American Jazz Museum

People normally club together Science City- Union Station and 18th And Vine Downtown East while planning their visit to American Jazz Museum.

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