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Arabia Steamboat Museum

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400 Grand Blvd Kansas City MO 64106
Phone
(816) 471-4030
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Status: Closed

Sunday
12:00pm-5:00pm
Monday
10:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday
10:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday
10:00am-4:30pm
Thursday
10:00am-4:30pm
Friday
10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday
10:00am-4:30pm

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Discover 200 tons of treasure

Located along the Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, the Arabia Steamboat Museum relives the story of Arabia, the steamboat which sank due to a snag in the Missouri River. The boat itself was designed to face the current and go upstream. The sunk vessel was discovered in 1988 and the remnants and artifacts are now displayed in this museum. The museum also has a gift shop for souvenirs. Check the...

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This cargo steamboat, laden with 220 tons of merchandise destined for settlers out west, sank in the Missouri River in 1856, where it remained preserved in cold mud until it was excavated in the 1980s. A virtual time capsule of the 1850s and one of the best collections of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world, the museum provides a fascinating look at frontier life, with displays of the...

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it wis fukin dyno !

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A great experience to step back in time.

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The Arabia Steamboat was built in 1853, carrying cargo and passengers down the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Three years later it sank on voyage to Kansas City, filled with 222 tons of precious cargo. The boat was sucked into the mud at the bottom of the river and was not recovered until 1987 when an excavating team located it and was able to extract part of the ship and its shipment,...

Located along Grand Boulevard in downtown Kansas City, the Arabia Steamboat Museum recounts the story of the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in 1886 when a walnut tree created a hole in the hull. When it sank, there were only parts and pieces that could be salvaged, however these remnants and artifacts are now displayed here. The museum claims to have the largest amount of pre-Civil War artifacts...

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