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History Museum
400 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 471-1856
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm


  • Check out this one-of-a-kind museum full of well-preserved treasures from a cargo steamboat that sank in 1856 just north of Kansas City.
  • Don't let tacky gift shop & food court put you off. it's worth every nickel of admission. Tour guide was superb and take time to listen to the preservation specialist. Fascinating!!!!
  • it has been 15+ years since I have been here. Definitely visit if you have not attended for a while. The walking tour, which I did not recall from the past, and the displays are top-rate.
  • Museum Hours M-Sat: 10-3pm (4pm in Summer) Sunday: 12-3pm
  • Founders of the Steamboat Arabia Museum used Army Corps of Engineer records to locate the sunken ship. You can search the Corps records, too to find your buried treasure!
  • Lots of items to view in museum
  • Very interesting, the tour guide was wonderful and full of information. Well worth your time.
  • Everything
  • I admire the dedication of this family to this project, they've retrieved an amazing collection of objects which are so beautifully displayed in this museum!
  • I was very impressed with this museum. David Hawley, one of the original diggers of the Steamboat Arabia, was even there to answer questions during my visit.
  • Way cool place to got!!!!
  • This place is located under the City Market and is a great museum!! When their restoration team is working in the lab they have pretty cool samples/demos and are very friendly!
  • Take the time to chat with the lab technician. Very knowledgeable and engaging.
  • Buena opcin de un museo americano
  • Located in the historic City Market, with the best selection of global dining options in Kansas City.
  • Don't miss this. Interesting and well done!
  • Awesome staff are knowledgeable and energetic. Really enjoyed our tour!
  • Sample the scent of the 1800's at the gift shop where a reproduction of the French perfume found onboard the Arabia is available for purchase.
  • The Steamboat Arabia Museum is located in City Market. For family dining near the museum, try Cascone's, Winslow's Bar-B-Q, or Bo Ling's. Stop by Planter's to buy great spices, mixes, and candy!
  • OMG! Youll never guess what they named the mule!

Nearby places

20 E 5th St (at Main St)
202 Grand Blvd (btwn E 2nd & 3rd St)
3002 W 47th Ave (at Mission Rd.)