Founded in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is located in the historic 18th & Vine District, in KCMO.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Free in February 

For the second year in a row, thanks to the Kansas City Royals and the Royals Foundation, admission to the Nego Leagues Baseball Museum is free for the entire month of February.

Last year, more than 7,000 visitors toured the museum during free February. Regular admission to the museum is $10.  

Museum hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Sat. and noon to 5 p.m. Sun.  

UG Black History Committee is Back with Annual Banquet Feb. 18 

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Wyandotte County Unified Government (UG) Black History Committee will host its 31st annual Black History Celebration and Scholarship Banquet at Memorial Hall on Sat., Feb. 18. The begin will start at 5:30 p.m. with an opportunity for community networking, food and drinks as well as an engaging panel on Preserving Our History. Donations and proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for students to attend local post-secondary institutions. In addition, the committee will honor and present awards to a community leader and local business.

Donations and proceeds from this event are donated through scholarships to students attending local post-secondary institutions including Kansas City Kansas Community College and Donnelly College.

Individual tickets are $80 and include appetizers, a buffet meal and two drink tickets. Table sponsorships are also available. 

Local organizations are invited to purchase a vendor booth for $50 to set up in the lobby area of Memorial Hall during the event. Spots are limited.

Launched in 1982, the Unified Government Black History Committee is an employee-led, all-volunteer committee dedicated to hosting programming for Black History Month in Wyandotte County every year.

See our calendar for more things to do in February.