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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

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Distance from city center: 6.8mi
norfolkjon's pictureby norfolkjon History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of November, 2010
Featuring an eclectic collection of artwork and crafts, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an eye-catching and intriguing place of culture combined with knowledge and imagination.

The 'Through African Eyes' collection of paintings, sketches, sculptures and other artifacts is an educational collection on how Europeans were seen through the eyes of the black people. The photography exhibitions is another unique display with pieces that make your head swirl and work. Highly recommending it.

4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA

Opening Hours:
Wed-Sun: 10am-5pm (till 9pm on Thurs/Fri)

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