Signature Place is a short drive from Kansas City, which means residents can enjoy spending a rainy day exploring a variety of specialty museums.
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
Located on the campus of the University of Missouri – Kansas City, The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is home to the world’s largest fine-scale miniature collection and one of the country’s largest antique toy collections on public display. Featuring the collections of Mary Harris Francis and Barbara Marshall, the museum opened in 1982 as The Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City. Over the years, the museum collection has grown, and it now includes more than 72,000 objects. The museum became known by its current name in 2015, and visitors can see things such as teddy bears, games, and sewing machines.
Kansas City Automotive Museum
Marvel at automotive antiques and vintage models at the Kansas City Automotive Museum. The museum features 28 historical reader boards, interactive displays, and 30 cars that rotate every 4-6 months. If you’re itching to get behind the wheel, sign up for the car club of the month for access to a drive-in area. Guests can also take advantage of Cars & Coffee events which take place every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month and offer free coffee, donuts, and discounted admission.
The Money Museum
Located within the Crown Center District, visitors of all ages can learn about our country’s economy through fun hands-on exhibits at The Money Museum. They can also enjoy a self-guided tour that tells the story of the U.S. minted coins throughout the decades.
If you’re interested in being near amazing attractions and calling our apartment community home, please contact us to schedule a tour.Back to all posts