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The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

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Address: 4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2045
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This 2-acre garden is part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the heart of...

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.

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TAKE YOUR CAMERA!

This place is BEAUTIFUL!!! Make sure to take your camera with! Very popular with teens as a photoshoot place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful garden spot -- hidden in plain view behind a garden wall immediately across Rockhill Road from the Kauffman Foundation and just a block from the campus of UMKC and three blocks from the Country Club Plaza. Wonderfully convenient and ample parking, too. Impeccably maintained, the garden is wonderful any time of the year and it's a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a beautiful array of flowers, was peaceful, free of charge, went as a couple and enjoyed the time together there.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is BEAUTIFUL!!! Make sure to take your camera with! Very popular with teens as a photoshoot place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Strolling through the very well laid out gardens is a treat to the senses. On one visit a wedding party was gathering for a native ceremony in front of the unique fountain/pool. There is always something going on that is a visually exceptional occasion, but there are many areas to sit and quietly regard the lovely surrounds even if filled... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Beautiful spot to stop and take a stroll! We were on Segway tour and stopped here. Even though it was winter and little was blooming, the indoor trees and plants were nice and the resident fat cat was sunning himself in the window basket.

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Thank valpo40
Corrales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A really nice small garden area in the city. Even though it was Thanksgiving time and the flowers were mostly gone, this is a special place. Nicely done paths and an atrium with a large, fat cat guarding it. Can't wait to come back and see it in the spring or summer!

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Thank Mark S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This wonderful garden is a great place to bring your lunch and hang out. Anyone that needs a little break during the day should just drop by and walk around. The resident cat is cool too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This garden is beautifully designed and landscaped. Each season, they update it, so we saw fall mums in addition to the various native plants there. It has several magnolia trees growing against a wal and a wonderful fountain. It is an easy walk with paved sidewalks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Though this garden is small it is definitely well cared for and quite colorful. It's a nice spot for a quick escape from the daily stress or some quiet meditation. There's many other things to see in the Kansas City area so I wouldn't make a special trip to see it but if you're in the area or have exhausted... More 

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Jordan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The garden was very pretty and peaceful! There were a dozen Monarch butterflies enjoying the flowers as well. It was fun to take pictures and include the doors, windows, gates, etc. A fun, quiet place to visit. Loved the statues and water features.

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