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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
From $25.00
 
"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00
 
"Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"You will leave from Ixtapan de la Sal at 9am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 10:30am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. The tour takes two hours inside the cave and you will have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. You can also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12:45pm you will take the road again driving to Taxco. You'll arrive in Taxco at 1:45pm and start touring the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. You will take a tour inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and visit the most important silver you will enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour or you can choose another restaurant to visit in the city. At 3:30pm
From $87.00

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The Liberty Memorial

This is a very impressive memorial dedicated to the people who fought in World War I. Construction of the memorial began in November 1921 and was completed in November 1926. In 2014, President Barack...
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May 12, 2015

The National World War I Museum

We had allowed perhaps as much as two hours for this stop; 5 1/2 hours later we tore ourselves away with reluctance. It has been noted that this is a Smithsonian-quality museum. I would add that it...
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Rich62
Oct 17, 2012

Visit A Monument To Hope And Tragedy

One museum can be pretty much like another. This is a war memorial that has a museum attached. That what sets it apart and makes it’s impact more meaningful. When taken as a whole it is extremely...
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RoscoeGregg
Nov 01, 2009

NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM

With funds from Kansas City, Missouri and the Federal government, the Liberty Museum underwent a large restoration process and the National World War I Museum was built underneath the Liberty...
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mtncorg
Oct 24, 2009

LIBERTY MEMORIAL

Following the emotions at the end of World War I, locals raised funds to create this large memorial to those who had died in the defense of liberty. The site was dedicated in 1921 in front of a...
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mtncorg
Oct 24, 2009

The National World War I Museum

Many visitors to the National World War I Museum are suprised at the Smithsonian quality museum located below the original Exhibit Hall, Memory Hall and the Liberty Memorial tower. Cross the glass...
lindathetourist
Sep 27, 2009

Liberty Memorial -the exibit halls

These two buildings from 1926 seemed relatively unchanged since completion back then. They take you back in time, and the reverence of those that sacrificed themselves, and those that led to victory....
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BruceDunning
Mar 24, 2009

Liberty Memorial-the museum

The features in this museum are very super and need close attention to all the artifacts that are displayed. The bigger items are the French tank and some artillery pieces. Many smaller period items...
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BruceDunning
Mar 24, 2009

Liberty Memorial has Much Depth

There are stone and sculpted structures on the grounds that are simply fabulous. These monuments were part of the overall memorial that was completed in 1926, only 5 years after the war. The cost then...
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BruceDunning
Mar 24, 2009

Liberty Memorial is WW I

This is one a few WWI memorials and it may be fading unless someone come up with money soon. They have a museum that took 5 years to prepare of construct. Inside is some old memorabilia and a tank, as...
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BruceDunning
Mar 22, 2009

An Egyptian-inspired Liberty Tower in Kansas City!

When I first arrived in Kansas City, we saw this tower and it reminded me of the Coit Tower in San Francisco. But upon closer examination, this Tower has a very different look --- with Egyptian...
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jumpingnorman
Feb 05, 2009

National World War I Musuem

I found this musuem very well done, with many interesting artifacts and professional displays. The first half of the musuem gives a well-balanced overview of the beginning of the war, and the only...
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Jun 26, 2008
 
 
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