Group Tour in Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park

Adult and College Tours

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Gather with friends for an art excursion! Groups of 6 or more may schedule a free docent-led tour of the museum’s collections. Tours are 1 hour and 15 minutes long, and are free. Choose your tour from the list below to schedule today!

If your requested dates are not available you will be contacted by email or phone within 5 business days. Within two weeks of your request you will be mailed confirmation letter with your scheduled date and time. Please review your confirmation as soon as it arrives.


Highlight Tours: an introductory experience
Architecture of the Bloch Building
Collection Highlights

Exhibition Tours
American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

Collection Tours
African Art
American Art
American Indian Art
Ancient Art
Chinese Collection
Decorative Arts
European Art
Modern and Contemporary Art
Sculpture Park

Thematic Tours
A Tactile Tour for People Who Are Visually Impaired: Contemporary Interpretations
A Tactile Tour for People Who Are Visually Impaired: The Human Figure in Sculpture
Art in Bloom
Love in Art
Medicine in Art
Religion in Art
Write Way to Art!


General Public Hours:
Wed, 10 am—5 pm
Thurs/Fri, 10 am—9 pm
Sat/Sun, 10 am—5 pm

We cannot schedule a tour less than an hour prior to closing.
Group Size A minimum of 6 adults are needed to schedule a docent-led tour. Maximum numbers for tours are listed in the tour descriptions below. 

Please email the tour office with cancellations and any changes regarding the number of adults in your group.

The museum will close in the event that the University of Missouri Kansas City closes and your tour will need to be rescheduled.  If inclement weather prevents you from coming to the museum please e-mail the tour office

Make a day of it! Couple your free docent-led tour with a relaxing meal or snack in the beautiful Rozzelle Court Restaurant.

For small events like bridal showers, office gatherings, birthday parties—celebrations of just about any kind—the Museum’s Event Planning Office can arrange preset meals in the restaurant to make the perfect accompaniment to your Museum tour.

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