Where Will Steamboat Arabia Dock After Leaving Kansas City River Market?!?!

It's a burning question that your grandma wants to know. Here's a half answer for a classic Kansas City "attraction" that most longtime residents have still never seen . . . Read more:

Steamboat Arabia Seeks New Quay

Should I stay, or should I go? Those are lyrics from a 1980s rock song, but it also sums up the current state of affairs for the Arabia Steamboat Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. That's because it's unclear whether the museum - which displays 19th-century artifacts recovered from the sunken steamboat - will remain in town.


  1. ... that longtime residents still haven't seen... Their loss. That museum, the boat, the everyday goods, are a fascinating way to glimpse life of a century ago. As for his treasure hunting ideas, good luck to him. My understanding from a tour last summer is the new "discoveries" are barely in the "we think we found another boat" stage. No excavation / verification.

  2. Agreed that the museum is great. But since the taxpayers don't give it massive subsidies KC doesn't promote it.

  3. It's one of the best privately run museums I've visited.


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