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Good Indoor Activities for Winter

Good Indoor Activities for Winter

January 30, 2024

Winter blues be gone! Embrace the chilly season by exploring some indoor activities available in Jackson, Clay, and Platte County.

Nelson Art Museum: Step into a world of art, culture, and history at the Nelson Art Museum. This museum is a haven for art lovers. Stop by Thou Mayest Coffee for a warm beverage or treat!

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum: Delve into the life and legacy of the 33rd President of the United States. Explore exhibits that chronicle key moments in American history. While you’re here, stop at the former president’s house on 219 North Delaware Street.

Science City: Engage in hands-on experiments, explore cutting-edge technology, and marvel at the wonders of science. It's an educational adventure that promises fun for the whole family.

Miniature Toy and Doll Museum: Discover the charm of the Miniature Toy and Doll Museum. This museum showcases an extensive collection of miniature toys and dolls. Fun for the whole family! Stop by the delicious Pizza 51 for a unique lunch at a former gas station turned pizzeria.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: Celebrate the rich history of African American baseball at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Learn about the incredible athletes who defied segregation and became legends in this all-American sport.

World War I Museum: Visit this world-class museum and immerse yourself in the stories of courage and sacrifice. While you’re here, take some time to appreciate the Kansas City skyline. This museum is also close to the Money Museum if you want to make a day of it!

Linda Hall Library: Explore rare books, manuscripts, and scientific journals. This place is a hidden gem for anyone passionate about science and literature.

Glore Psychiatric Museum: Embark on a unique journey through the history of mental health. Here, you will learn about the evolution of psychiatric treatment and the amazing advancements of science.

Of course, your local Mid-Continent Public Library branch is also a great place to visit when you need an activity that gets you out of the house! Register for one of our awesome events here, or come and explore on your own!

And if you don’t want to leave the house when it’s frightful outside, then check out our many excellent online resources here. Find a new eBook or eAudiobook on Libby and cozy up on the couch.

Stay warm!

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