Events for January 18th


  • When are the Crown Center Shops open?

    Regular shop hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Some shops and restaurants have extended hours.

  • How do I get to Crown Center?

    Visit our Directions page for routes to Crown Center.

  • Can you send me a Crown Center brochure?

    Sure thing. You can request a hard copy of a brochure from the Contact Us page. (Be sure to include your mailing address.) Or you can click here to download a PDF of our brochure.

  • Does Crown Center sell gift certificates?

    Of course! You can purchase a gift certificate online or call our Customer Service office at 816-274-7251. Certificates are redeemable at any Crown Center shop, restaurant, SEA LIFE, LEGOLAND Discovery Center or hotel.

  • How much does parking cost at Crown Center?

    Three hours of FREE parking are available in our retail parking garage, with a ticket validation from any Crown Center shop or restaurant. You can get an extra three FREE hours when you have $25 or more in same-day receipts from any Crown Center shop or restaurant. Show your receipts at Crown Center Customer Service and your ticket will be stamped for the extra three hours. (Receipts are not accepted at the parking gate, so be sure to validate your ticket at Crown Center Customer Service before you leave.)

    Beyond these options, here are the standard parking rates. Payment by cash, check, credit or debit card.:<br>

    0 - 1/2 Hr: $5.00

    1/2 - 1 Hr: $8.00

    1 - 2 Hrs: $9.00

    2 - 3 Hrs: $10.00

    3 - 4 Hrs: $11.00

    4 - 5 Hrs: $12.00

    5 - 6 Hrs: $13.00

    6 - 24 Hrs: $18.00

    Early Bird $11.00 Hotels Only
    (in by 10:00 am, out by midnight)

  • Are there any job openings at the Crown Center Shops?

    Crown Center Shops and Restaurants are independently owned and operated. Applications may be obtained at the shops or restaurants.

  • Where can I access WiFi at Crown Center?

    You can enjoy FREE WiFi in the Crown Center Shops Atrium and on Crown Center Square. (Courtesy of CTC Wireless, 816-842-0606.) Various shops, restaurants, attractions and Crown Center's hotels also offer WiFi access. Contact them directly for more information.

Hallmark Visitors Center


Mon - Fri 10 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm




Age Level

All ages


less than 1 hour

Travel through the Hallmark Visitors Center and be transported to a place where a storied past and an exciting future come to life for one of the world's premier creative companies. Discover the Hallmark story with exhibits that demonstrate the creativity and innovation that go into making Hallmark products.

For more than 100 years, Hallmark Cards has called Kansas City home. Joyce C. Hall, an 18-year-old entrepreneur from Nebraska, started the company in 1910 with a shoebox full of postcards. Today Hallmark creates greeting cards and many other products in 30 languages that reach 100 countries around the globe.

The Hallmark Visitors Center is educational, fun and free.