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Gangster Tour

Kansas City, MO
+1 816-471-1234
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Gangster Tour is a Great Idea

The Gangster Tour is a great idea. It's too bad that the concept has not been supported by hiring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Overland Park, Kansas
Entertaining History for Locals and Visitors Alike

We've lived in the area for many years, so it was very interesting hearing the (often shady... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily E
Leawood, Kansas, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gangster Tour is a great idea. It's too bad that the concept has not been supported by hiring the appropriate tour guide. There is a cute video that plays intermittently during the trip, describing lifestyles of some of Kansas City's colorful natives. Many tour...More

1  Thank Gamacawa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've lived in the area for many years, so it was very interesting hearing the (often shady) history of places we pass frequently. Prepare for a light-hearted lesson presented via talented tour guide, video and a little drama. This tour is so packed with information,...More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were out on business and someone organized this trip for us. There were 20-25 of us that took the tour. We got off to a rocky start as the bus we were riding on would not play the video that goes along with the...More

Thank RMatSLU
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I booked this tour about 3 weeks ago for my in-laws that were coming into town, We got on the bus and it was full (that a good sign right?). We enjoyed all of the ways the information was presented- video, speaking, and seeing the...More

1  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This 1 1/2 hour tour encompasses a lot. Not only will you get some history of Kansas City and it's shady characters, but you also will get a vibe of some of our great neighbor hoods that I recommend you visit while in town. Some...More

4  Thank FeffiKC
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I went on the tour with a KC friend who knew a lot about the history of KC and the mob. And I had read two books on the the wide open city of KC in the 30s thru the 60s. This tour is entertaining,...More

1  Thank SouthernTravel
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a well-presented tour of the old gangster spots in Kansas City with a fact-filled narrative. Of course, the town has changed greatly but the concrete buildings of the Pendergast Era are still standing and the neighborhoods are still there but, of course, very...More

1  Thank mercerKC
Reviewed 12 October 2015

It was an afternoon packed with history and excitement! We traveled down the road with our guide dressed as an upscale gangster. He educated us on historic gangster landmarks and the effects it had on the cities politics and buildings. The tour never had a...More

1  Thank prosperityoverflow
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I have lived in KC since 1985 and have only heard bits and pieces of my city. This was a great tour brbringing it all together

1  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Went on the Gangster Tour with 2 of our friends. We had a great time. The tour was very informative and we got to see places in KC that we had never seen before. The host was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour is a...More

5  Thank EireLover_13
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Amanda S
What is the age limit for this tour?
31 January 2017|
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Lloyd P
How long is tour
28 February 2016|
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90 minutes
Susie M
Is it possible to bring my mobility scooter ? Thank you. Sue
7 May 2015|
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