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Union Station

30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
816-460-2020
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Ranked #16 of 100 Attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
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Kimberling City, Mo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Remembering that Union Station was where I first took a train ride at 3 months old, fun to visit. Restaurants are good and just a fun visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I was attending Kansas City for a railroad conference at the Westin Crown Center, which happens to be across the road from the Station. How fortunate was that! This superb edifice is one of the great Union Stations which have survived across the US, and is 100 years old this year. We were lucky enough to have a corporate function... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

King Tut exhibit was there but the building itself is a wonder. Through history the train depots have always been grand places for travelers. KC has renovated their depot into a museum complex right next to Crown Center. A must see, as it also gets you to Crown Plaza.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Loved walking through the old station! Especially enjoyed the model train exhibit. Very nicely done.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Several shops are inside. I saw Two restaurants but when we finished our trolley ride we discovered the one closed at 3pm & the other didn't start serving until 6pm. A Science Museum is there & a few shops. Great architecture & history.

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springfield
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The parking is the worst thing ever. Get there at 9:30a.m. or don't bother. $5 for 4 hours. There is a planetarium there which is a nice surprise, albeit small. We went for the King Tut exhibit, which was awesome, but the staff there couldn't have been less helpful... not at the planetarium and not at the exhibit. We did... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The outside of the station did not prepare me for the beauty that I found when I stepped through the door. I really didn't expect much based on the outside of the building, but the interior was stunning! We were there at night and didn't go into any of the shops/exhibits, but did enjoy walking around and looking at the... More

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curtice
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were in awe of the grandeur of the building and could imagine travelers of days gone by passing through here. The area is nice and well maintained. Staff inside very helpful and friendly. Enjoyed the model train display. There is a trolley tour that operates out of the station that is well worth the time. The tour driver was... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Have been through Union Station a handful of times, once to catch an Amtrak, but most of the time to show off to guests. Architecture is beautiful both inside and out, and most of our visits have been for photo ops, including engagement photos. Also saw the recent King Tut exhibit, although in retrospect, that was somewhat disappointing as many... More

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International Falls, MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

For 100 years now, the Union Station in downtown Kansas City has been the home of railroad action. It is impressive to stand in the glory and grace of this building...thinking of how many people travelled to, from and through it. Operating during epic historical times in our country including but not limited to WWI, WWII, Big Band era, the... More

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