Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

History Museum, Landmark, Historic Site
1616 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-1920
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Tells the complete story of Negro Leagues Baseball, from the average players to the superstars! See more great accomplishments by African Americans over the years:
  • The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum opened its permanent 10,000 square foot facility in 1997 sharing the new facility with the American Jazz Museum.
  • take a tour
  • Leave time to see everything including the movies - James Earl Jones narrates a great history of the league
  • A must-visit museum for any baseball enthusiasts. Doubles as a sports museum and a social history museum. You can visit the jazz museum at the same time.
  • A must see if you are in KC. Takes about 2 hours to go through. Even non-baseball fans will enjoy!
  • Bring $10 cash for admission to Negro Leagues + Jazz museums. It speeds the process.
  • Really cool place, make sure you check it out when you are in town.
  • It has so much history about the first negro baseball league that started in KC.
  • Important history
  • We snuck in to a private tour with the president of the museum and we were so glad we did, such a great museum and tour!
  • Extremely well done. Great history of the negro league journey and its importance to baseball overall. A don't miss in KC.
  • If you're in Kansas City you MUST make time to visit this museum. There's so much history and everything is so well done.
  • Come and come often. So much to learn. KC is so lucky to have this place.
  • "Don't ever look back. Something might be gainin'." - Satchel Paige
  • Great Museum, Baseball and a History Lesson
  • See if you can arrange a personal tour. Eye opening! Go Monarchs!! #TerriInKC
  • A national treasure. If you love baseball or America, it's a just see.
  • $15 for tickets to the Jazz Museum and Baseball Museum
  • i've been to this museum at least 11's a jewel of the city, rich with local sports and social history. if you come for the All Star game in July, you MUST make a visit. highly recommended!

Nearby places

1616 E 18th St (btwn Vine St & Highland Ave)
1727 Brooklyn Ave (at E 18th St)
1 Royal Way