Union Station...Where Kansas City Connects. The 100 year old Union Station is a hub of culture, education, and entertainment. Visit traveling national exhibits, 3D movies on the Extreme Screen, or explore our world in Science City, or enjoy a cup of coffee or a special meal in this beautiful, historic building.
During the late 1800s, the need for a new railroad depot in Kansas City grew to a decision point. The city of 200,000 citizens had outgrown the old Union Depot, built in the West Bottoms for a population of only 60,000. As the community explored new sites and considered the possible expansion, the second great flood of Kansas City struck in 1903, nearly destroying the Union Depot and ensuring ...
Parisi Café at Union Station is the flagship location for Kansas City’s micro-roaster, Parisi Artisan Coffee.
Holiday Reflections – Opening November 21 Walk-Thru Village – NEW FOR 2020. A magical new Holiday Reflections walk-thru village. This spectacular themed experience fills Union Station’s massive Grand Plaza and features sky-reaching lights, dozens of decorated trees, forest friends and giant, floating mirrored ornaments PLUS a bigger-than-ever Rudy’s Wonderland.
Volunteers log in here Make a real and lasting difference! Union Station is an architectural treasure, but it has always been the people who have given this historic landmark a heart. Be one of those people. Join the volunteers at Union Station and help the Station continue to be the place where Kansas City connects. Whether greeting guests inside Science City, assisting our
If you're looking for the perfect gift, why not pick up a gift certificate for the many attractions here at Union Station. Let your loved ones experience the many fun and educational activities right here in Kansas City. They can enjoy a larger than life movie at the Extreme Screen, experience a live theater show at the City Stage, or spend the day in Science City.
Enjoy Union Station’s festive and magical Holiday Reflections walk-thru village. With multiple backdrops for your selfie-moment, or family-picture.
WEATHER POLICY. Science City’s outdoor science playground, Simple Machines At Play, follows inclement weather policies to ensure the safety of our guests and staff, which is paramount.The outdoor area will close during the following inclement weather conditions: Heat Index above 110 degrees F
UNION STATION TICKET OFFICE HOURS* Mondays: Closed Tuesdays - Thursdays: 9:45AM - 4PM Fridays and Saturdays: 9:45AM - 5PM Sundays: 11:.45AM - 4PM
Explore and discover science with hands-on fun and events for kids of all ages. Come experience an amazing world of exhibits. Located inside of Union Station Kansas City.
The delicate and deliberate phase one of bringing Union Station back to life began in 1997 with an enormous cleaning of both inside and out. In total, over 10 million pounds of debris was removed. What was left was a broken and empty shell begging for attention. Even then, however, the living heartbeat of history could be faintly heard. As the second phase of work began –
For Special Hours and Our Response to COVID-19, please click HERE.Science City, Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium and Dinosaur Road Trip are now open Thursdays - Sundays.
Union Station Kansas City offers an exciting work environment with exceptional benefits. We are the dreamers and the doers committed to creating a uniquely special visitor experience for all of our guests. Our people represent a broad spectrum of experience and cultural heritage, and we will continue to add to this diverse wealth of talent. So, come take a look at the jobs we
1903 The second great Kansas City flood consumes the railroad station (Union Depot) in the city's West Bottoms district. Rail executives decide to build a new train station on higher ground and in a more central location. 1906 Twelve railroad companies unite to form the Kansas City Terminal Railroad (KCTR). Chicago architect Jarvis Hunt is selected to design the new station.
It's a little science, a bit of geography, a smidge of history AND a whole lotta fun! Get your tickets to Dinosaur Road Trip today. This is THE walk-thru prehistoric adventure you and your family won't want to miss!
There's no place like home . . . but it sure is nice to get away! Did someone say, "EPIC ROAD TRIP"? It's time to buckle up for the ultimate family adventure along historic Route 66.. Pack the snacks, make sure your camera is charged and ready for some roar-some pics, and maybe even throw in an old-school map to help guide you along a journey filled with "Highway of Dreams" famous roadside ...
Science City at Union Station is proud to continue the tradition with the 70th Greater Kansas City (Virtual) Science & Engineering Fair to help our community grow a science, engineering, math and technology (STEM) literate workforce.
OPENING JUNE 2021 Auschwitz.Not long ago. Not far away. is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil—one that arose not long ago and not far away.
This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world.
Stonehenge, celebrated by scholars, writers and artists for countless generations comes to life in this large-scale exhibition, suitable for all ages and featuring multiple hands-on interactives to amplify key elements of the monument's mysteries.