Powell Gardens Visitor Education Center


Although Powell Gardens is just 30 miles away from Kansas City, the rural countryside and breath-taking gardens lend a resort-like vibe to your planning retreat, team-building session or business meeting. Contact us by email or call us at 816-697-2600 x228. We look forward to helping you plan a great event!

Visitor Education Center Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room

This space can be used for:

  • Conferences
  • Large lectures 
  • Smaller lectures, seminars and classes 
  • Receptions 


  • 2,048 square feet (64 x 32) 
  • Classroom-style seating (full room): 75 
  • Theater-style seating (full room): 175 
  • Cocktail reception: 150 
  • Buffet: 120 
  • Sit-down dinner: 100 


  • WiFi compatible 
  • Sound system with cassette and compact disc capabilities 
  • Audio system with lapel and handheld microphones 
  • Recessed, 10x10-foot projection screens at each end of room 
  • 32-inch television monitor 
  • VCR/DVD 

Meeting Rental Rates:

Available Monday through Friday

Day Rate (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Full Room: $600
Half Room: $350

Evening Rate (3-9 p.m.)

Full Room: $750

Non-profit rates are available: Call us at 816-697-2600 x228 for more information.

Catering Options

For more information contact our Rental Department at 816-697-2600 x228.

Visitor Education Center Community Room

Community Room at Powell Gardens

This board room opens to the lush view of the Terrace Gardens and works well for:

  • Board meetings 
  • Staff retreats 
  • Workshops 
  • Small receptions or dinners 


  • 800 square feet 
  • Conference table and chairs seat up to 35 


  • WiFi compatible 
  • 32-inch screen television monitor 
  • VCR 
  • Large conference table 

Community Room Rental Fee:

Day Rate: $350 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)

In the Missouri Barn

Add spice to your meeting by convening in the region's most delicious landscape—the Heartland Harvest Garden.

Missouri Barn Conference Room


Seats 35 (25' x 25')


  • WiFi compatiable
  • TV and DVR may be added

Missouri Barn Meeting Room Rental Fee

Day Rate: $350 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Did you know? Meetings at Powell Gardens spark creativity and teamwork. Our staff can work with you to create a package that includes a guided tour and a garden-fresh lunch. Contact us today »


The Garden & Architecture Tour includes the inspiring Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel.

Learn about the Garden's architecture »

Your group will use all five senses to explore the Heartland Harvest Garden.

Learn More »
Fountain Garden

Beauty in every season! A membership includes FREE general admission all year.

Join Today! »