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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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Love the Kaufman Gardens!

The gardens are pretty small which is part of why I love them so much. They are located right by... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Leawood, Kansas
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A sanctuary hidden in the city

This is an amazingly beautiful gem hidden in the city. The gardens are well manicured and the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Kansas City, Kansas
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This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of Kansas City. Powell Gardens, in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, manages and maintains the garden.
4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2045
+1 816-932-1200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mom and I like to go on field trips during the summer around the greater Kansas City area. This one is a particular favorite. Plant enthusiasts can rejoice in the beauty created in such a small space. I would recommend a thermos of your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The gardens are pretty small which is part of why I love them so much. They are located right by the Nelson Art Gallery and close to the Country Club Plaza. Super easy in and out with free parking just steps from the entrance. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is an amazingly beautiful gem hidden in the city. The gardens are well manicured and the scenery and water features are so calming. The resident caretaker cat doesn’t seem to be too concerned with visitors. Will be back as the seasons change.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a great place to sip a cup of coffee and take in the butterflies and flowers. Very peaceful. We observed others reading, writing in journals, and taking in the natural beauty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carl G
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We had this on our list of places to visit in Kc. Nice grounds but needs variety Think each garden should stand on it's own. Same flowers in almost every bed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TOM S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

enjoyed gardens . helpful signage. not large area.but beautiful flowers and shrubs. Landscaped nicely.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank zeke777789
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Very peaceful and serene gardens. The fountains are splendid among the gardens. Make sure to pop into the building to see the orchids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cleemb210
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stopped here in early August. They have a nice variety of perennials and annuals and some unique trees and shrubs. The beds are well maintained. They have milkweed for the Monarchs and we found some caterpillars. We are from farther north so it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank becky h
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Such a lovely unassuming celebration of local flora and fauna. We popped in on our way to church and were delighted by the friendly cat, the amazing little alcoves and gorgeous array of flowers. Check this place out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank serewife65
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Though somewhat small, the gardens are beautiful! Very tranquil environment! Truly worth a visit. I highly rerecommend taking a rest stop here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lance H
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28 October 2018|
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Response from Carl G | Reviewed this property |
No, there are many places close by.
28 October 2018|
Response from whalewatcher09 | Reviewed this property |
No it is very small and peaceful, but there are numerous places to eat nearby.
28 May 2018|
Response from SRiese | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any posted hours. I was there in the late evening and didn't see any signs of it closing. It's possible they don't close the doors and you can get in at any time.