Union Station

Row 1

30 W Pershing Rd (at Main St)
Kansas City, MO 64101
(816) 460-2000
Train Station, Historic Site
Mon–Sun: 6:30 AM–11:00 PM

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  • 2012 Visitors' Choice Award Winner for Favorite Landmark or Monument
  • Next to the entrance to science city is a door to the freight house bridge. You can walk across the bridge over the train tracks and watch the trains underneath!
  • Become a member of Union Station -- it is worth it!!
  • I like the titanic exhibit because they had lots of infirmation about the titanic and it was really cool to see all the clothing they wore back then and how they lived on the boat!!
  • Don't miss the fabulous model train display!
  • Parisi coffee is really good.
  • Restored in the 1990s, this train station is filled with restaurants, stores, rotating exhibits and theaters. You can easily spend the entire day staring at the beautiful architecture.
  • VinSolutions runs this place
  • Union Station is Kansas City's premier entertainment destination for family and cultural activities. Discover the scientist inside you at Science City with more than 50 hands-on science activities.
  • The Fred Harvey Co. was headquartered in the downtown rail station. The Grand Hall, with a 95-foot ceiling and 3,500-pound chandeliers, has been beautifully restored.
  • Check out the science center here - worth it!! I'd like to thank a volunteer named Harold, he was so sweet & attentive! Gave us a map & tons of tips for stuff to do! Thanks & hats off to you! :)
  • Rain AND Hail and 71 degrees. Lightning flashing all around. 11:00 p.m. with 70 % humidity.
  • Be on time for the train. It leaves EXACTLY on schedule. Also, BYOB (it's allowed) to avoid paying high prices in the Dining car.
  • Making ourselves at home in our new offices at Union Station! Check out the fun at Union Station -- a great place to be every day.
  • Check out these vintage Documeria photos in Union Station! Take a photo of the station today and submit it to our State of the Environment Photo Project.
  • Photographers! Check out these Documerica photos from 40 years ago. Take a photo of Union Station today and share it with our State of the Environment Photo Project.
  • Visit the Planetarium! It's a hidden gem... stars and laser shows mixed with live action and attention-getting acoustics.
  • Visit the info desk. The lady behind the counter is super informative
  • Check out the bullet holes outside from the KC massacre
  • We had soooo much fun standing on the bridge and watching the freight trains go by underneath. If you have a 6 year old boy, do your self a favor and do it.