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 2021
The Kansas City Automotive Museum hosts several events throughout the year. Some are at the museum in Olathe, The Underground in Downtown Kansas City (600 West 31st Street) or select locations in the metro.
First and third Saturday of the month: Cars and Coffee – FREE!
Second Friday of the month: KC Car Collection at The Underground Tour – $5, tickets must be purchased in advance.
April TBA: Meadowbrook Car Show
May 8: Mother’s Day – Museum traditionally offers FREE admission for moms on this day.
June TBA: Oddballs and Obscurities Car Show
June 20: Father’s Day at the Museum – Museum traditionally offers FREE admission for dads on this day.
July TBA: The Great Car Show
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day at the Museum – Museum traditionally offers FREE admission for U.S. veterans
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 – Porsches
March – Corvettes
April – Woodies (Wagons, Convertibles and Hacks)
May –Mustangs and Ford Performance
June – Japanese Domestic Market
July – Military Vehicles
August – Chevy Covairs
September – Jaguars
October – HPAC (High Performance Auto Club)
November – Tri Chevy (’55, ’56, ’57)
December – Ferraris
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.