Floor 2
This gallery will establish the historical context of the Kansas City region prior to the incorporation of the Town of Kansas in June 1850. This gallery will highlight the impact of geography, rivers, peoples, and transportation on the growth and development of Kansas City.

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Floor 1
In addition to telling the history of the house and its transformation into a museum, rooms on the first floor of Corinthian Hall will also examine the Long family and their life in Corinthian Hall.

+L1 – Louis XVI Salon: Long Family | From a Home to a Museum

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+L2 – Elizabethan Library: Naming Opportunity Available

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+L3 – Louis XIV Dining Room: Naming Opportunity Available

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+L4 - Francis I Living Room | Concierge/Information Desk: The Long Family | From a Home to a Museum

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Floor 2
This gallery will recognize Kansas City’s long history of urban improvements that lead to cultural enhancements of city life.

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Floor 2

This gallery will be designated to help audiences understand the effects of population growth and new communities on industry and prosperity of Kansas City. The Gallery will also recognize the contributions of different cultures and communities that came to Kansas City.

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Floor 2
This gallery will highlight Kansas City’s urban history, growth, and renewal. It will examine the cultural and economic challenges that Kansas City and other cities faced in the mid-twentieth century, explore the growth and development of ethnically diverse populations and organizations, and appreciate how periods of progress, deterioration, and regeneration influence what we see in Kansas City today.

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Floor 3
This gallery is comprised of both permanent and changing exhibit components that will represent the various neighborhoods in Kansas City.

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Lower Level
Distributed throughout nine locations in (and possibly on the grounds of) the Museum, Our City, Our Stories provides site-specific locations for content and installations that focus on the people and communities of Kansas City. These installations may support an adjacent exhibit, transform a smaller space into an immersive environment, define an artistic focal point in the Museum, or provide a defined space for dialogue and engagement.

+Billiards Room - Naming Opportunity Available

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+Soda Fountain

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Floor 1
This area includes the Lobby, Breakfast Nook, Café, and Sun Room/Gift Store. The grand hall gives visitors an overview of the new Kansas City Museum, and provide a context for the history, phasing, and future of the Museum.

+French Renaissance Grand Hall |Admissions: intro to floor 2 | mural | museum identity—past to present | Artist installation

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+Museum Café

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+Floor 1 - Overview

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Floor 2
Distributed throughout nine locations in (and possibly on the grounds of) the Museum, Our City, Our Stories provides site-specific locations for content and installations that focus on the people and communities of Kansas City. These installations may support an adjacent exhibit, transform a smaller space into an immersive environment, define an artistic focal point in the Museum, or provide a defined space for dialogue and engagement.

+CH1 - Special Exhibitions | Naming Opportunity Available

This special exhibitions gallery will showcase the breadth and depth of the Museum’s permanent collections including the Archives, the Medical Collection, the Dyer Collection of Native American Culture, and the Clothing & Textiles Collection.

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+Floor 2 - Overview

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Floor 3

This changing gallery is used for temporary exhibitions on history, culture, and art in and near Kansas City.

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+Auditorium/Theater | Changing Programs

This multipurpose theater may be used to support existing Museum content, a changing exhibit, or be used for specific programming needs including: guest lecturers, film series, small music or performing arts events, or as an off-site community gathering space for organizations.

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Areas 6.1–6.7 offer the Museum and its visitors seven locations for artistic, historical, or interpretive content.

Suggestions:
• Suspended light sculptures
• Themed fashion or textile installations
• Guest artist installations
• Immersive environments

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