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American Jazz Museum, MO

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Overview

This new 50,000-square-foot museum complex has opened at the intersection of 18th and Vine Streets, paying homage to the area known as the cultural and economic center of Kansas City's African-American community in the decades before desegregation. Known as the Museums at 18th & Vine, the complex is comprised of the American Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Horace M. Peterson Visitors Center, and the 500-seat Gem Theater. Located behind the museum complex is an outdoor performance theater.

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Address:

1616 East 18th Street
Kansas City,MO,64108
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