Negro Baseball Hall of Fame
Are you a baseball enthusiast? If so, The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum located in Kansas City is the attraction for you to explore. The museum is located in the 18th and Vine Historic District. The National Negro League was established in 1920. The museum has multi-media computer stations, film exhibits, hundreds of photographs, the Field of Twelve bronze sculptures, and a collection of fascinating baseball artifacts. Guests of all ages will love this popular destination.
The exhibits at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum are immersive and interactive. One of the displays is a timeline of African-American and baseball history. It highlights events that began in 1860 all the way up through the 1960s. Visitors will enjoy learning about the fascinating history at this display.
Another display is a chart and map that list the teams and communities of the Negro leagues from 1920-1955 which was known as the operation period. Guests can learn about these amazing individuals who have impacted the game of baseball. There are hundreds of text panels and photo captions that highlight the history of the players.
The museum has a number of touch-screen computer exhibits. These are exhibits where you can answer trivia questions, watch full-motion videos, and look up information about the players in a data encyclopedia. These stations are a great way for you to gain knowledge about the teams and players using an entertaining method.
The Field of the Twelve Bronze Sculptures is another interesting exhibit. Eleven of the men were honored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The sculptures are on the Field of Legends which is a mock baseball diamond. They look like they are involved in an epic game of baseball. Visitors are welcome to walk on the field and get a close look at the statues.