Events for May 23rd

FAQs

  • 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.

    2017 Holiday Shopping Hours (November 24 - December 23):
    Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sunday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Christmas Eve.

    Open 12 noon - 5 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

    Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

     

  • How do I get to Crown Center?

    Visit our Directions page for routes to Crown Center.

  • Where can I find information about the SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City?

    Go to VisitSEALIFE.com/Kansas-City for SEA LIFE information. Details about LEGOLAND Discovery Center are at LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com/KansasCity. The phone number for both is 816-471-4FUN. Please note Crown Center does not own/operate the attractions, so we cannot address questions regarding ticketing, promotions, etc.

  • 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 download a PDF of our brochure.

  • Does Crown Center sell gift certificates?

    Of course! 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 can I become a supplier for Merlin Entertainments or apply for a job at SEA LIFE or LEGOLAND Discovery Center?

    Information for potential suppliers and job applicants is available at MerlinEntertainments.biz. Please note, Crown Center does not own or operate either attraction, so we're unable to answer supplier-related questions.

  • How much does parking cost at Crown Center?

    Three hours of FREE parking is available in our retail parking garage with a validation slip 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 receive a six-hour validation slip. (Receipts are not accepted at the parking gate, so be sure to validate your ticket at Crown Center Customer Service before you leave.)

    When you are ready to leave take your parking garage entrance ticket and validation slip to any pay-on-foot kiosk or garage exit station and follow these 4 easy steps:

    1. Insert your parking entrance ticket.
    2. Scan your parking validation slip.
    3. Pay any balance amount due.
    4. Remove your validated entrance ticket and proceed to your car to exit the garage.

    The validated entrance ticket is valid for a limited time - about 15 minutes - and should only be processed when you are ready to leave the garage.

    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 our bus park when we bring our school group to Crown Center?

    There are several surface lots available for bus parking to the south of the Crown Center Shops, east of the 27th and Grand Blvd. intersection.

  • 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 WAN, 1-800-WAN-WIFI, option 1.) Various shops, restaurants, attractions and Crown Center's hotels also offer WiFi access. Contact them directly for more information.

SEA LIFE Aquarium

Hours

Regular Hours
Mon - Thur 10 am - 4 pm*
Fri & Sun 10 am - 5 pm*
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm*

Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-28)
Sat 9 am - 6 pm*
Sun 9 am - 5 pm*
Mon 10 am - 5 pm*

Summer Hours (July 1 to August 11)
Mon-Fri 10 am - 5 pm*
Sat 9 am - 6 pm*
Sun 9 am - 5 pm*

*Attraction remains open for 2 hours after last admission. 

Cost

$$

Age Level

All ages

Duration

1 to 2 hours

The attraction is located on the south side of Crown Center Square at 25th and Grand Blvd.

  • This new attraction will transport you into the amazing underwater world. Come nose to nose with sharks and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays. To get any closer, you'd have to get wet!
  • See more than 5,000 sea creatures and 30 incredible displays. Hold a crab and touch a starfish in the interactive Touchpool Experience.
  • Open daily except Christmas Day.