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Union Station

30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
816-460-2020
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Ranked #18 of 98 attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
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Andover, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

So nice to see the place active and thriving. We enjoyed the visit and walking around and just looking at the art show the was going on during our visit. We tried to go for a city bus tour but you better be booking those a day in advance, still enjoyed our visit and glad we stopped.

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Watertown, South Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing to see how large this building is. I can only imagine what it was like when it was full of people traveling. The craftsmanship is something to admire.

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Flint, MI
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We just stopped into the station to check things out and discovered a free train museum. We stopped in and my young son really enjoyed himself. There was a lot to do at the station, but we didn't have a lot of time to check everything out. I want to go back to discover more!!

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Upstate NY
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous historical building and Harvey's Cafe was a good spot for lunch. An interesting collection of local art was on display when we were there also. Kids will enjoy the science museum.

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Forsyth, Missouri
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We visited the King Tut exhibit at Union station. Not only is the Station itself worth the visit, but the Tut exhibit was well worth the money. It's wonderful to see what they have done to preserve the Union Station. I actually remember taking a train out of there with my grandmother . The building is awesome!

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Denver, CO, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I remember being in Union Station as a child with my mother and grandmother. My grandfather was an engineer for the Santa Fe railroad company. We always ate at Harvey's and The Forum Cafeteria in downtown. I love looking at all the old photos in the hallways, but I miss sitting in the big waiting room (they removed the benches).... More

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Lindsborg, Kansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The King Tut Exhibit was fun and informative. Union Station is fabulous. The walkway to Crown Center was very convenient and we enjoyed accessing it that way.

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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This exhibit was in Union Station in July 2014. It is hard to find, down in the basement, and while there are elevators, they, too, are not well marked on the station's main level. The exhibit, it must be stressed, contains primarily reproductions of Egyptian artifacts, rather than the real thing, although there are some originals on loan from KC... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We visited the King Tut exhibition and Science City at Union Station. We loved the history and the recreations of the magnificent Egyptian artifacts. Science City was also impressive. Highly recommend both!

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Polcenigo, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a piece of history and architecture! Beautiful inside and out, especially if you like Art Deco. Restaurant is OK.

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