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Visit The American Jazz Museum


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We are open with increased health precautions to keep visitors and staff safe from the spread of COVID-19. Our list of policies and procedures includes a two-step admission process, which can be completed below. Visit to learn more about how we're keeping you, our staff, and other patrons safe.


Step 1: Get A Museum Passport

Step 2: Purchase Admission Ticket



Museum Regular Hours


Monday Closed
Tuesday 11 am - 4 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 4 pm
Thursday 11 am - 4 pm
*Friday 10 am - 1 pm, 2 pm - 5 pm
*Saturday 10 am - 1 pm, 2 pm - 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm







*Closed from 1 pm - 2 pm for cleaning


Museum Holiday Hours


Wed, Nov. 25 (Day before Thanksgiving) 11 am - 3 pm
Thurs, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving) Closed
Thurs, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) 11 am - 3 pm
Fri, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) Closed
Thurs, Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve) 11 am - 3 pm
Fri, Jan. 1 (New Year's Day) Closed






The Blue Room Hours


Due to Kansas City's policies and procedures related to COVID-19, The Blue Room is temporarily closed. Follow The Blue Room Facebook page for the latest updates on upcoming performances and other jazz-related content.

Gem Theater Hours


The Gem Theater is strictly open for museum-related events and programs. For more information, visit the Gem Theater programs page on our website.



American Jazz Museum

1616 E 18 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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