Kansas City’s amazing automotive history is celebrated and preserved at the Kansas City Automotive Museum.
History boards, interactive displays and a rotating showcase of 30 cars highlight well-known and obscure local manufacturing, racing and collector heritage.
Kansas City Automotive Museum Hours
The museum hours may change according to the season. Current hours are:
- Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
- Monday: Closed
Kansas City Automotive Museum Admission
- Adult: $9
- Military and Seniors (65+): $8
- Students and Youth: $7
- Car Clubs: $6
- Kids: FREE for 5 and under
- KC Auto Museum Members: FREE
Free & Cheap Kansas City Automotive Museum Events
First and third Saturday of the month: Cars and Coffee at the Museum – resume beginning April 3, 2021.
April 10: Meadowbrook Car Show
May 9: Mother’s Day – FREE admission for moms on this day.
May 22: Scavenger Cruise – Details TBA
June 12: Oddballs and Obscurities Car Show
June 19: Cars, Coffee & Pancakes – $5 for unlimited plate (includes FREE admission)
June 20: Father’s Day at the Museum – FREE admission for dads on this day.
July 18: The Great Car Show
Aug. 1: Teacher Appreciation Day at the Museum – FREE admission to all educators.
Sept. 25: Underground Block Party – FREE, Details TBA
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day at the Museum – FREE admission for U.S. veterans
Dec. 4: Breakfast with Santa – $5 for unlimited plate (includes FREE admission)
Drive-In Area Car Schedule
The museum has a drive-in area that is dedicated to a different category of car each month. The schedule for 2021 is:
January – Scout Month
February – Board of Directors
March – Corvettes
April – Mustang
June – Big Noise – Big Tires
July – Japanese Domestic
August – Military
September – Rolls Royce and Bentley
October – Exotics and Supercars
November – Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg
December – Lowriders
Kansas City Automotive Museum Memberships
Memberships to the Kansas City Automotive Museum start at $60 and are a great way to support the museum and enjoy all it has to offer year round.
Perks include FREE admission to the museum, discounted admission for guests, discounts in the museum store, advance notifications and discounts about museum events and invitations to members-only activities.
Memberships are discounted to $40 for students, military members, first responders, seniors and teachers. Just show ID to save $20 on an individual membership.
Kansas City Automotive Museum Location
The Kansas City Automotive Museum is located at 15095 West 116th Street, Olathe, KS (just off I-35 and 119th Street).
Parking is FREE.
Car Enthusiast Events and Activities in Kansas City
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