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Science City at Union Station

30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
+1 816-460-2020
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Plenty to keep children busy and happy

It is amazing how many interactive exhibits have been squeezed into an awkwardly shaped sliver of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun for Kids

We enjoyed our time at Science City. There were all kinds of fun things to do for the kids: slides... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“union station” (88 reviews)
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
+1 816-460-2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing how many interactive exhibits have been squeezed into an awkwardly shaped sliver of Union Station. The design of the museum is excellent. Many exhibits could use better descriptions of the science behind the fun. Very young children will be happy to run...More

Thank KatrinaPa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at Science City. There were all kinds of fun things to do for the kids: slides, crafts, reptiles & insects, dinosaur bones, and lots of interactive educational exhibits. And Union Station is a pretty amazing building. We also paid extra for...More

Thank shereegayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love going here around Christmas when its decorated and its too cold to do anything outside. We love walking across the link and the kids love running over to crown center for the free kids activity by the food court. There is a free...More

Thank Brooke F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great educational experience and loaded with lots of things to do and learn about--simply a MUST for elementary age children!

Thank POLO47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go a few times a year and the kids always have a good time. It can get very busy on special admission days and on weekends. Everything is hands on for the kids. Only complaint is there is not enough staff to supervise kids...More

Thank LeoDamilini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my grandsons 12-13 to see while in the area. I was a little disappointed in it but they seemed fine with it . Thought was a little overpriced and more for children 10 and younger .

Thank Keturah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Members of Union Station, we visit Science City at least once a month, sometimes more! My kids at 10 and 8 still enjoy going even though we have been many times. A lot of the attractions are getting a little worn and tired, so...More

Thank MF5228WY
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I knew nothing about Science City until we planned a train trip to Union Station. My nephews, 9 and 10, had a ball! There is so much to do and they can keep moving or stay still as long as they want. Way to go...More

Thank Sharlette A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There is so much to do. Will keep everyone busy. There is plenty for the kids and adults to do and there are plenty of sitting down places for us older ones too.

Thank ConnieKPilotGrove
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Science City when hosting family in town and it was a great choice for every person in our party. We had five children with us ranging in age from 5 to 16 and there really was something for everyone to enjoy. Since our...More

1  Thank finertasteskc
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Amanda F
2 July 2017|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Science City is located within Union Station and, within the Station, are several restaurants. You can easily walk out of SC to eat and come back in during the same visit.
Sarah M
20 December 2016|
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Response from bisquitlips1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...!! No doubt!