Hallmark’s Kaleidoscope

The following pit stop has been submitted by Julie of Kansas City and My Kansas City Mommy. Thank you, Julie, for sharing such a great pit stop!

Visiting Kaleidoscope does take a little bit of planning. They open during scheduled sessions (daily), which you can see on their calendar page here (which also includes contact information to reserve a ticket). Tickets are recycled, so can only be secured on the day of your visit. If you want to enjoy Kaleidoscope with your child, be sure to secure tickets for a family session. Kids five and over can also participate in the walk-in individual sessions!

Distance from the interstate: Minutes from I-35 or I-70.

Hours of operation: Open daily May 27th-Oct. 17th (including holidays) from 10 am-5 pm.

Admission rates: Free for all ages.

Food services: None.

Website: www.hallmarkkaleidoscope.com

Directions: Kaleidoscope is located at 2500 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO. From I-35, Follow I-35 North to the Broadway exit (#2U). Turn right on Broadway and follow to Pershing Road. Turn left at Pershing and go to Grand. Turn right onto Grand. You can follow the signs from there!

From I-70: Follow I-70 West toward downtown Kansas City. Closely follow signs to Downtown/13th Street. Take the Downtown/13th Street Exit (Exit 2P). Continue west on 13th Street to Grand. Turn left onto Grand. Follow Grand to Crown Center.

About the author

Pit Stops for Kids AUTHOR: Amy Whitley is the founding editor of Pit Stops for Kids and content editor of Trekaroo. She writes on staff monthly at a number of travel publications, and contributes to OutdoorsNW magazine as an outdoor adventure traveler. Find Amy at Google.