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All tours include roundtrip coach transportation from the Kansas City Convention Center. Each tour, not included with show registration, is available for $25 advance; $35 after January 4, 2013. If lift or other special assistance is required, please call 414-298-4136. Register now.

Boulevard Brewing Company

Tuesday, January 29, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 30, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. The brewing and packaging facility is a model of sustainable architecture and engineering. Enjoy a 45-minute walking tour of Boulevard's 150-barrel brewhouse and packing lines. You'll hear about their history, brewing process and philosophy. You'll then visit the Tasting Room where your group will be able to sample a variety of Boulevard beers. The gift shop will also be open during your visit.

Must wear closed-toe shoes and be 21 years of age to join this tour.

*SOLD OUT* Kansas City Board of Trade and the Money Museum

Wednesday, January 30, 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The 150 year old Kansas City Board of Trade mostly trades wheat commodities. During your visit you can learn everything from where the wheat goes to what futures and options really mean to the BOT. Your tour experience begins with an introductory video. You'll then have an opportunity to see the opening of the trade floor.

Highlights of your guided tour at the Money Museum include viewing one of the region's largest cash vault, a gold bar worth over $400,000 and the Truman coin collection. You'll also have time to enjoy their interactive displays including an opportunity to design your own currency. Don't forget to pick up your free gift at the end of the tour.

***All guests who are 18 years of age or older are required to present a valid photo ID. For United States citizens, the photo ID must be issued by the United States federal or state government (for example, a passport or driver's license). For our international guests, a valid international government issued passport must be presented. Guests will undergo security screening upon arrival. Firearms, explosives, hazardous materials, lethal weapons, illegal drugs, and any other dangerous items, including pocket knives, are prohibited on Bank premises. Metal detectors and x-ray equipment are used to enforce this policy. Any person entering and any purse, briefcase, or other items brought on the premises are subject to being scanned and/or physically inspected.

*SOLD OUT* Harley-Davidson Plant Tour

Wednesday, January 30, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 31, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Your tour experience begins with an introductory video. Then it's on to the factory floor where you'll witness a wide range of operations from welding, laser-cutting and frame-bending, to polishing and assembly. You'll see fenders and gas tanks being formed, newly painted frames hanging on the line, and sophisticated robotic welding technology. You'll also see the Revolution® powertrain assembled from crankcase to cylinder heads. The gift shop will also be open during your visit.

Must wear closed-toe shoes and be 21 years of age to join this tour.

Arabia Steamboat Museum

Wednesday, January 30, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Arabia was a side-wheel steamer, carrying passengers and 222 tons of cargo. On September 5th, 1856 the steamer hit a snag and within minutes much of the boat and virtually all 222 tons of frontier cargo lay at the bottom of the Missouri River. After nearly a century the wreck was discovered lying over a one-half mile from the river's edge and buried 45 feet underground. Boxes, barrels and crates of frontier merchandise that held both the necessities and the luxuries available in 1856, are now on display in the Steamboat Arabia museum. You'll also see Arabia's engines, boiler and how the artifacts are cleaned and prepared for display. The gift shop will also be open during your visit.

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Thursday, January 31, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Features interactive exhibits on the life and times of Harry S. Truman and his presidencey. Visitors can see a replica of the Oval office with a recorded message from Truman about the contents, view Truman's working office, and pay their respects at his grave site. This is a guided tour.