Family and Kids in Kansas City

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Kansas City? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Kansas City, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Kansas City.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Kansas City for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial

    Educational Site

    A national historic Landmark of USA and the official World War I Museum of the country, Liberty Memorial and the National World War I Museum is dedicated to the soldiers of America who sacrificed their lives in World War I and the veterans who survived the war. The Memorial is built on the fund raised by philanthropists of the Kansas and the Missouri state. With a non-profit organization mainta...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Nelson-atkins Museum Of Arts

    Family and Kids

    A generous hand of help from two art lovers, two legacies coming together to form a singular institution of art and culture is what Nelson-Atkins museum of Arts. The structure nurturing this museum belonged to the Kansas City Star publisher William Rockhill Nelson and served as a home to his family. According to his will, upon the death of his Wife and Daughter, his entire estate would go to pu...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Kansas City Zoo

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    This 202 acre zoo founded in the early 20th century and is a home to 1300 animals. Ranked first in the “African Animals and Exhibits, this is one of the best zoos in USA. The zoo has a variety of species from Africa, Australia and North America. There are also some special transportation services available inside the zoo that includes- Zebra trams, Zoo train ride, Lake Nakuru Boat Ride an...Read more
  4. Amazing Kansas City attraction for kids
    Harry S Truman Presidential Library And Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is the Presidential library and the resting place of Harry S Truman- the 33rd President of United States of America. The museum houses a collection of around 33,000 objects including three dimensional items and works of art on paper and canvas. The collection can be broadly classified into five categories- gifts to President and Mrs. Truman from foreign heads of state; gifts to the Truman ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Worlds Of Fun

    Amusement Park, Water Park

    This amusement park is a fun world not only for kids but also for adults. With variety of rides, water park, live entertainment and special events happening all the time, it one of the most happening kid zone in Kansas City.
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Kansas City
    Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

    Family and Kids

    Belonging to the historic city of 18th and Vine Street, this museum is dedicated to preserve the history of Negro Leagues baseball team in America. The museum is a chronological journey through the history of Negro leagues baseball team and their achievements. The American Jazz museum is also located in the same building which is dedicated to the Jazz music of America.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium


    With more than 5000 sea creatures displayed in 30 displays, Sea life Kansas City aquarium is popular attraction, especially among kids. The touch pool experience allows you to interact with the starfish and touch it. The underwater ocean tunnel enables a stunning view of the sea life.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Fountains Of Kansas City

    Family and Kids

    Kansas City boasts around 200 adorable fountains and the city itself is named as ‘City of Fountains’. Many private tour operators conduct guided tours that give the visitors an insight on the prominent fountains of Kansas City. Some walking tours are also conducted.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Science City- Union Station

    Science Museum

    Voted in the top 25 best Science cities in USA, this science city has over 200,000 visitors every year. Set in the historic Union station, the architecture itself is worth observing. The attractions within the science city include: Arvin Gottleib Planetarium Burns and Mcdonnel Engineerium Dinolab and Digsite Giant lever KC rail experience Kinderlab Lower level Demo area Maker studio Mr. E hote...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Family and Kids

    Come here to observe the contemporary art works for world renowned artists. The place hosts a permanent exhibition along with galleries that display work of various artists. A great way to explore art also has some great evens happening time to time.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    American Jazz Museum

    Family and Kids

    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 th...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    National Airline Museum

    Family and Kids

    This museum was founded in 1986 by aviation enthusiasts Larry A. Brown and Dick McMahon. The National Airline Museum was previously known as Save-A-Conie. Boasting five aircrafts out of which two are in flying condition, a corporate mock-up is also on display. Attractions include: Martin 4-0-4 Douglas DC-3 Lockheed Super "G" Constellation TWA's corporate "Moonliner II" replica Lockheed L-1011 ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    18th And Vine Downtown East

    Family and Kids

    Known as the mid-wife for the birth of new style Jazz in America, the 18th and Vine Downtown East (18th and Vine Jazz district) is a historic neighbourhood in Kansas City. Many prominent Jazz musicians called this area their home and the 18th and Vine Downtown east is said to be the perfect blend of three spirits- Jazz, BBQ and Baseball. Walk around the district, treat yourself with some excell...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    River Market

    Family and Kids

    Known for its variety of restaurants, cafes, bars, farmer’s markets, residential and shopping complexes; the River Market of Kansas City stretches from north of the downtown Interstate 70 loop to the Missouri River. It is also known as Westport Landing, City market and River Quay. It is one of the oldest neighbourhoods incorporated in the Kansas City. Today, it boasts plush residences, fe...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Uptown Theatre

    Family and Kids

    A historic theatre located in the Valentine neighbourhood is one of the historic buildings in Kansas City. It was also listed on the National register of Historic Places and is ranked no 82 on the top 100 theatres in the world by concert magazine pollstar. Concerts, events, wedding and shows are held in the theatre time to time and it is now one of the landmarks of Kansas City.