October 20, 2018

Ground broken on new aquarium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mayor Sly James declared October 19, 2011 “K-Sea” day in honor of the new sea life aquarium coming to Crown Center.

A commemorative banner was unfurled over the building for the announcement.

Then, with hard hats and shovels in hand, local children helped with the ceremonial sand dig to mark the start of construction.

The two-story aquarium will house more than 30 displays of diverse marine life.

“Our Sea Life centers are fully-themed, immersive and educational. When you walk in, from the moment you walk in, you feel like you are underwater and part of