Kansas City, Missouri: Glass Labyrinth - Outdoor Maze of Glass

Seven-foot-high walls of one-inch-thick glass form a triangular outdoor maze -- with only one way in and out. Designed in 2014 to be permanent; visit before bird poop and fingerprints ruin it.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Address:
Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Directions:
Follow these directions to nearest public parking lot: from Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, turn south onto Rockhill Rd. Drive a half-block, then turn right into the public parking lot. Drive to the back, park, then follow the walking trail back up to Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Cross the road (be careful) then follow the trail onto the grounds of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Turn right, and you'll quickly see the Labyrinth.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Glass Labyrinth - Outdoor Maze

It's not a long maze, but we did manage to get twisted at some turns. What a cool structure! This is on the grounds of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art near the shuttlecocks. After the maze, follow the walking path to view more neat things outside.

[John K, 05/02/2017]
Glass Labyrinth - Outdoor Maze of Glass

Do not hurry through here. They keep it pretty clean, and from the outside you can hear the Bong! Bong! of people giving themselves concussions inside. Keep a hand out in front of you, and tell the kids!

[missbeckett, 07/27/2015]

Glass Labyrinth.

Glass Labyrinth - Outdoor Maze of Glass

The Glass Labyrinth is super fun, but be careful -- it's harder than you think. Move slowly, or you will run into the walls.

[Donna Dingle, 09/02/2014]

Although identical in concept to a mirror maze, this is high art, created by New York artist Robert Morris. Opened May 22, 2014.


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