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Visit The American Jazz Museum




The health and safety of our guests and staff is American Jazz Museum’s top priority. In partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and in step with our community safety pledges, we welcome visitors to the Museums at 18th & Vine with increased precautions.  Visit to learn more about how we're keeping you, our staff, and other patrons safe.


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Museum Regular Hours


Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday 10 am - 5 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm







Museum Holiday Hours


Easter Closed
Memorial Day Closed
Labor Day Closed
Veteran's Day Closed
Thanksgiving Day Closed
Christmas Eve 10am to 3pm
Christmas Day Closed
New Year's Eve 10am to 3pm
New Year's Day Closed








The Blue Room


The Blue Room, our jazz club, is officially open to the public Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays with set COVID-19 policies and procedures. Click here to see the current list of live jazz performances now available


Gem Theater


The Gem Theater is strictly open for museum-related events and programs. It is also one of our venue rental options. For more information, visit the Gem Theater's official webpage.




American Jazz Museum

1616 E 18th Street

Kansas City, MO 64108 USA

The museum is easily accessible by car and bus. Unless there are highly attended 18th & Vine District events, parking on the street is readily available. Visitors may also choose park in the lot behind the Museums at 18th & Vine.


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