Tour the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts offers guided tours that take visitors through the Center presenting a historic overview of its development and highlighting its architectural accomplishments, upcoming performances and volunteer opportunities.

Public Tours for individuals and small groups of 10 or less people are $5 per person. Reservations are required. To reserve your spot call the Box Office at 816-994-7222 Ext 3 or Click here to book your tour online.

Private Group Tours for groups of 10 or more start at $100. This is a great option for social groups, businesses, employee outings, etc. Tours can be added to a private reception to create a spectacular client appreciation event. Reservations and payment in full must be made in advance. Please contact our Patron Services Coordinator at  or 816-994-7227 to make arrangements.

Resized Small School Bus Children Stock PhotoChildren’s Tours provide an in-depth look at the facility’s architectural highlights, and students are given the opportunity to explore the Kauffman Center’s performance spaces. Participants will learn about the Kauffman Center’s history and will take part in a discussion about the artistic details throughout the facility. Children’s Tours are designed for ages 7-13, and last approximately 45 minutes. Children’s Tours are available for a $100 flat fee for groups of up to 60 students, and payment in full must be made in advance. Teachers who are interested in bringing high school student groups to see the facility are invited to book a traditional private group tour. Please contact our Patron Services Coordinator at tours@kauffmancenter.org or 816-994-7227 to make arrangements.

Important to Know
Arrive approx 10 minutes prior to the start of your tour and meet in the Plaza Lobby across from the Box Office. Please note, Kauffman Center recommends tour guests enter through the parking garage entrance from 17th street or through our entrance doors on the south side of the building.

Parking is available in the Arts District Garage south of the building accessed on 17th street between Broadway and Wyandotte for $3 per car. Free parking may be available on streets surrounding the Kauffman Center.

Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to participate in a Kauffman Center tour, however, please note that tours must be scheduled around the performances and work calls of the technicians, artists, and administrators who produce our amazing events. Every tour will strive to give attendees a full experience; however, due to our active performance schedule, we cannot guarantee that every tour will have the opportunity to view Muriel Kauffman Theatre or Helzberg Hall. Tours will last approximately 60 minutes.

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