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Steamboat Arabia Museum, Kansas City, Missouri

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  • City center
Distance from city center: 2.5mi
party-girl's pictureby party-girl History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of December, 2010
A ship back from the 1850s that has been excavated with an intact cargo provided sufficient material for the pioneers who found it. Then through the year its story was so interesting it had to be told, so it was turned into a museum: the Steamboat Arabia Museum.

Though its location is a bit hidden from the obvious eye, you may still want to 'dig deeper' to find it, because there is no other museum in the city like the Steamboat Arabia. Interesting history and original artifacts, everything that make up an authentic museum.

400 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA

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