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Science City at Union Station

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Address: 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
Phone Number: +1 816-460-2020
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See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry...

See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry behind some of your favorite beverages. Kids and adults alike will be entertained for hours at this center dedicated to showing how science is a part of our everyday lives.

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Historical and educational

Science City at Union Station is a very nice place to spend some time and is interesting and entertaining to people of all ages. Worth the stop and the time.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Science City at Union Station is a very nice place to spend some time and is interesting and entertaining to people of all ages. Worth the stop and the time.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an excellent rebirth of the historic station. A must see. Kansas City is clean warm polite and easy to get around in

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the last two weekend the area GIrl Scouts have taken over Science City. The girls and their families loved the interactive exhibits and the Planetarium. So much to see and do for all ages. Give yourself enough time to see everything. I will take my grown children since I failed to bring them as children. Great place to find... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the time we spent at science city last week. We loved all the hands on exhibits. My son's favorite things were the sky bike, illusion hall and reptile house. We spent about 4 hours in all. And the time just flew by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We love this place, we often stop in on a Saturday and just last week my child had his 4th birthday here. Lots to do!

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Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My children had a great time at Science City. I would say that the ideal age is 7-11 years old. Very hands-on and lots of different ways to appreciate science. My son's favorite exhibit was the water exhibit!

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Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have read that virtually every service man that had to travel during WWII passed through Kansas City's Union Station at one time or another during their enlistment. Union Station is gorgeous and literally breathtaking when you first walk through the doors! Beautifully decorated and painted. And bring your camera! Lots of photo opportunities! There are also some nice restaurants... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Science City is a great place for the entire family to spend the day learning all that humans have figured out through science and nature studies. There are tons of hands on stations and interactive props to entertain folks from 6 to 60 years old. Just because learning is not the most exciting thing ever, Science City makes up for... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we needed to kill a few hours so we decided to try Science City. We ended up buying an annual pass for my daughter and her family. This is a great place for kids and adults to spend days learning about every kind of science you can imagine! There is even a planetarium there!... More 

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Warrensburg, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Union Station is a beautiful building. Kansas City has done an excellent job of making it fun for all ages.

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