Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 p.m.,
Sunday NOON–6:00 p.m.
Adults - $10.00
Seniors (65 Years +) - $9
Children (5-12)- $6
Free for Children under 5 years
*Group rates are available
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is part of the Museums at
18th & Vine complex, located at 1616 East 18th Street.
The complex is on the north side of East 18th Street, across
the street from the Gem Theater and Historic Lincoln Building,
and takes the entire block from Vine Street, north to John
"Buck" O'Neil Way (17th Street Terrace), and east
to Highland. The complex stands one block east of The Paseo
Boulevard, 10 minutes east of downtown Kansas City. Public
entrances are located on 18th Street and "Buck"
The complex features the Blue Room, American Jazz Museum,
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and Peterson Visitors Center.
*From Interstate 70 traveling west (from St. Louis, Columbia,
eastern suburbs in Missouri) or east (from Kansas), look for
the posted signs and take 18th Street exit (#4B), then turn
WEST (LEFT) on 18th Street, travel 1.2 Miles to 1616 East
Downtown Kansas City
Travel to Grand Avenue proceed south to 18th Street. Travel
east on 18th Street past Troost Avenue and past The Paseo.
Continue one block east past Vine Street. The main entrance
stands on the north (left) side of the street.
Country Club Plaza/Midtown/Crown Center
Travel to Main Street and proceed north for several blocks—through
Midtown to Pershing Road (across from Union Station). Turn
east (right) on Pershing one block (past the Westin Crown
Center Hotel) to Grand Avenue. Turn north (left) on Grand,
proceed to 18th Street. Turn east (right) on 18th Street past
Troost Avenue and past The Paseo. Continue one block east
past Vine Street. The main entrance- stands on the north (left)
side of the street.
From Northwest/North/Northeast (St. Joseph, Mo., Leavenworth-,
KS., Platte Co., Mo., Kansas City International Airport, North
Kansas City, Mo., Liberty, Mo.)
Travel south on I-29 (from Northwest/airport) or
I-35 (from the Northeast-). Both freeways will converge- while
crossing the Missouri River. Exit in the far LEFT lane at
The Paseo. Continue- south (straight ahead) over 12 blocks
to 18th Street Turn east (left) travel one block past Vine.
From Southwest (Johnson Co., Kansas)
Travel north on I-35 to I-70 east (to St. Louis), through
downtown Kansas City. Exit at The Paseo. Travel south (right)
on Paseo past Truman Road few blocks to 18th Street. Turn
east (left) on 18th Street travel one block past Vine. The
main entrance stands on the north (left) side of the street.
From South (Grandview, Mo., Lee’s Summit, Mo.)
Travel to Highway 71 (Bruce R. Watkins Memorial Drive), proceed
north to The Paseo exit. Turn north (right) and travel a few
blocks to 18th Street. Turn east (right) past Vine Street.