Arabia Steamboat Museum

Arabia Steamboat Museum

The Arabia Steamboat Museum is a unique Kansas City attraction: a time capsule of life on the American frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

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Arabia Steamboat Museum 39.109460, -94.581510 Events & Updates

Address:

 400 Grand Blvd Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Contact:

 (816) 471-1856

Hours:

 Mon – Sat:

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 Sun:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Website:

www.1856.com

Arabia Steamboat Museum

The museum is open today, but our last tour will begin at 2:30 p.m. for the Memorial Day holiday.
Several of these patriotic brass medallions bearing the words “Hail Columbia" were found on the steamboat Arabia. This is also the title of a popular song written in 1798 with lyrics honoring those who serve our country.
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Linda Frey, Jane Raplinger-Stein and 23 others like this

Wendell DavisYou should make replicas of this and sell them. A nice keepsake.

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Happy Presidents' Day! Here a flotilla of steamboats prepares to accompany President Taft down the Mississippi from St. Louis in 1909. On the right, the "Grey Eagle" carries a banner reading "Kansas City" as it had been chartered by the Kansas City Commercial Club for the occasion. (Photo courtesy Murphy Library Special Collections, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) ... See MoreSee Less

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James ZawadaPresident William Howard Taft will someday be acknowledged as one of our "Nation's Great or Near-Great Presidents." WHT Busted More Trusts" than Teddy-the Trust-Buster," and prior to becoming President WHT was Governor General of the Philippines, and afterwards a Supreme Court Justice.

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