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Address: 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816-460-2020
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Activities: Group tours/bus tour

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Impressive example of railway architecture

I was looking for general tourist information. The folks at information booth in the Station were most helpful and helped me find information about sites elsewhere in Kansas. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Smithers, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I was looking for general tourist information. The folks at information booth in the Station were most helpful and helped me find information about sites elsewhere in Kansas. The station is a huge, high vaulted example of grandiose railway architecture from the era when rail was king. Ample parking - $5.00 for the afternoon

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Branson, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to come as a couple or a family. We came here the last weekend of August. It had been a while since I had been in this historic building. We love it every time we come here, there is always something new. A new display, exhibit, or activity. You can't come to Kansas City and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

But it wasn't too exciting for me. If your visiting and your around the area it's worth stopping in to check out but it wasn't to exciting. History buffs would enjoy it

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I go to Union Station often, they have special events, Food and YES a Train Station! It is also great to look at the architecture and pictures to see the history of such a majestic place. Did you know there are areas that have Augmented Reality?? Yep, go to http://www.unionstation.org/ to download the app and then use your smart phone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Union Station is full of history and impressive architecture. My youngest boy loves trains and, although it was a historic attraction, he loved every minute and didn't want to leave! Take your time walking a'bout and soaking in all of the buildings beauty. An activity the whole family can enjoy. Afterwards I also recommend hopping over to Fritz's for a... More 

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Bellevue, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for the trolley Tour and explored the building and shops. Read up on the history and explore the jewel of KC!

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Beautifully restored train station, built in 1913 to acommodate 2 million people. Gorgeous ceilings, historical artifacts. We also went thru the Chiefs/NFL Football Hall of Fame exhibit on the ground floor and the Science center - good for kids and adults. Nice gift shops. The old historical photos were very interesting and helped you transport yourself back to an earlier... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is such an impressive venue for museum, art, science, and other social events. I've seen the rise, fall, and rise again of Union Station highlighted across it's fascia with the outdoor active projection at the Centennial party, the Maker Faire, the Egyptian exhibit, and a beer festival. Every experience with the venue has been awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The station is connected to the LINK, which is an enclosed and conditioned walkway. The spacious rooms are packed with great architectural features and the station also contains a museum and restraunt. Worth a visit, if you don't have time for anything (as was my situation-business trip), just do yourself a favor and walk the link, shock will take you... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went to Union Station in the hopes of taking a city tour by Trolley. Sadly, it doesn't operate on Monday's. However, it gave us a chance to walk around Union Station and take in the beauty of the building. It makes us very happy that the building is well preserved and well used by many different business ventures. I... More 

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