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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Front lawn of the Nelson-Atkinson.

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Two blocks east of the Plaza is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, known for its outstanding Asian-art collection and the Henry Moore Sculpture Garden on the south grounds. The new Bloch Building expansion, the brainchild of architect Steven Holl, spans the equivalent of a 67-story building lying on its side. It houses the museum's collections of contemporary and African art, as well as a research library and galleries for rotating photography exhibits.

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  • Address: 4525 Oak St., Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO, 64111 | Map It
  • Phone: 816/751–1278
  • Cost: Free, charge for some special exhibits
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  • Location: Kansas City

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