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AMERICAN ROYAL CENTER    242         
1800 Genessee
Kansas City, MO
816-513-4000
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday Age limit: 12 and older
Length of tour: 45 minutes
Notice: Four to six weeks

The tour includes both Hale Arena and Kemper Arena.

BOARD OF TRADE TOUR    243         
4800 MAIN 3rd Floor
Kansas City, MO
816-753-7500
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday, 9am-12:45pm Age limit: 16 & older
Advance tour reservations 4-6 weeks

The tour guide explains the market opening and will answer your questions. A short film is shown about the Board of Trade. From the balcony visitors can
observe traders in the pit without being in a tour group between 8:30am-3:30pm.

BOULEVARD BREWING COMPANY    244         
2501 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
816-474-7095
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Saturday, 1:30pm to 3pm
Notice: 2 weeks
Max people in tour: 35

Informal guided tour that will explain each piece of brewery equipment starting with the Kettle, malt room, hops filtration and bottling equipment. Sample of the brewery's product will be offered at the end of tour providing you are over 21.

EXAMINER, THE     245         
410 S. Liberty
Independence, MO
816-254-8600
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday, 10:15am-4:15pm Age limit: 3rd grade & older
Length of tour: 30-45 minutes
Notice: 2 weeks minimum
Minimum tour size 6 people-Max 20

The tour consists of an explanation of how reporters gather the news and how the staff works to put together the paper. You also tour the camera room, plate room, press room and circulation department.

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK    246   
925 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO
816-881-2631
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Call for information Age limit: High school or older

FOLLY THEATER    247         
300 W. 12th Street
Kansas City, MO
816-842-5500
ADMISSION: $2
TOURS: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm Age limit 6 yrs. and older
By appointment only
Tours subject to theater availability
Length of tour: 45 minutes-1hr.
Notice: 2 weeks
Max people in tour: 50, Minimum 20

Tour includes a slide presentation showing restoration of the grand old lady of twelfth street, and a look back stage as the performers see it. You will stand on stage where great performers like the Marks Brothers, Pinky Lee and other world
famous stars have performed.

GENERAL POST OFFICE    248         
1700 Cleveland
Kansas City, MO
816-504-3284
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Days, Monday-Friday, 9am Age limit: 8 years & older
Evening tours Monday-Friday 5.30pm
Max people in tour: 50 Length of tour, 1 hour
Notice: 2 weeks

The Postmaster's tour will show how the mail is received and how the mail is handled both manually and with automated equipment.

HARLEY-DAVIDSON FINAL ASSEMBLY PLANT    249         
AND VISITORS CENTER
11401 N. Congress
Kansas City, MO
816-270-8488
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Mon-Fri. by reservation only 12 years and older

New Harley Davidson Visitors Center and Gift Shop. Take a 30 min-1hr walking tour of one of two Harley-Davidson motorcycle final assembly plants in the US.

HUNT MIDWEST REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT    250         
8300 NE Underground Drive
Kansas City, MO
816-455-2500
ADMISSION: Free
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 6am-6pm Age limit: None
Length of tour: Long as you want Guided: No guide
Notice: None
Type of tour: Driving

You will see how a cave is constructed as well as how railroads are arranged in the cave. Notice the difference in the temperature of the cave and that of the outside. The number of businesses located in the caves will surprise you. Enter at 8300 and get a map from the guard office.

KANSAS CITY MISSOURI WATER DEPARTMENT PLANT    251         
1 NW Briarcliff Road
Kansas City, MO
816-513-7000
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm Age limit: 7 yrs. and older
Length of tour: 45 min-1hr
Notice: 1 weeks
Max people in tour: 50
Smaller groups can join other tours

The tour begins with a 15 minute movie before taking a walking tour through the pumping and purification areas.

KCI AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING STATION    252
TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELED

A guided tour of the fire facilities at KCI Airport. You will also see a demonstra-
tion of rescue and fire fighting equipment.

KSHB-TV FOX 41    253         
4720 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO
816-753-4141 Ext 182
TOUR: Free
TOURS: Mon-Thurs, 10am Age limit: 8 yrs & older
Length of tour: 45 minutes
Notice: Request in writing 2 weeks in advance
Max number in tour, 20

A tour of two studio's, the explanations of basic television operations and how television is brought to the home.

MORMON (LDS) VISITORS CENTER    254         
937 W. Walnut Street
Independence, MO
816-836-3466
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Daily, 9am-9pm (365 Days)

A guided tour through exhibits, artifacts, sculptures, painting and films that tell the history of the Mormon faith. The tour is approximately 25 minutes long.

NORTH KANSAS CITY HOSPITAL    255         
2800 Hospital Dr.
North Kansas City, MO
816-691-1690
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Call to schedule Age limit: 6-12 years
Length of tour: 30 mim to 1 hour
Max people in tour: 20; Notice: 2 weeks

The tour depends on the available facilities but usually includes the emergency room and radiology.

OLATHE DAILY NEWS     256         
514 S. Kansas
Olathe, KS
913-764-2211
ADMISSION: Free
GUIDED TOUR: Weekdays Age limit: 2nd grade and older
Length of tour: 45 min
Notice: 2 weeks; Max people in tour: 15

The tour is for organized groups in the paper's circulation area, which is southern Johnson County (south of College Blvd). Tour consists of general information as to how a paper operates. You will be given an explanation about classified and display advertising, what reporters' and editors' jobs are, a look in the paper's composition room, camera room and the press room where the paper is printed.

PARK COLLEGE GUIDED TOUR    257         
Missouri State Hwy 9 Ext 6207
Parkville, MO
816-741-2000
ADMISSION: Free
TOURS: Monday-Friday,
are available by appointment

The Park College tour includes the grounds, the three-towered Mackay Hall, completed in 1893 and the caves where the McAfee Library and the Mabee Learning Center are located. Park College is ten miles north west of downtown Kansas City.

STARLIGHT THEATRE    258         
4600 Starlight Rd (Swope Park)
Kansas City, MO
816-333-9481
ADMISSION: Free
GUIDED TOURS: Aprox 45 minutes Age limit: 5 years
Notice: 2 weeks in writing
Max people in tour: 100, minimum 10

A general tour of the theatre includes the Prep barn, dressing rooms and paint barns.




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