Things to do for Free in Kansas City

Visiting on a budget? Top free things to do in Kansas City

Ride the Kansas City Streetcar

600 E 3rd St, Kansas City, MO 64106 – 11 mins

Travel through the Crossroads Art District, the Power & Light District and the local River Market

Boulevard Brewing Company

2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108 – 6 mins

Explore the unique history of Kansas City’s favorite beer on a 40 minute tour

Bruce R Watkins Cultural Heritage Center

3700 Blue Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64130 – 11 mins

Experience exhibits, displays, classes and stage performances highlighting the contributions African-Americans made to cultural development of KC.

Children’s Peace Pavilion

1001 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050 – 22 mins

Hands-on museum that teaches children concepts of conflict resolution, communication and stewardship skills.

The City Market

20 E 5th St #201, Kansas City, MO 64106 – 9 mins

Shop the market like a local and check out the variety of gift shops and restaurants it offers.

Crown Center

Crown Center, Kansas City, MO – 7 mins

A place to experience local dining, attractions and fountains. There are also free outdoor movies and music in the summer.

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

13800 Switzer Rd, Overland Park, KS 66221 – 25 mins

Family friendly attraction where you can feed barnyard, local animals, pony rides and more.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum

1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64198 – 6 mins

Interactive exhibits that teach visitors about the Federal Reserve’s role in the economy.

Hallmark’s Visitor Center

2501 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108 – 25 mins

Learn more about one of the world’s largest card companies that started in Kansas City.

Ernie Miller Nature Center

909 North, KS-7, Olathe, KS 66061 – 27 mins

Hike or bike around and explore educational exhibits, bird-watching and more at this outdoor adventure spot.

Check out their websites for more information regarding COVID-19 hour changes.