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Science City at Union Station

Address: 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816-460-2020
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Ranked #20 of 75 Attractions in Kansas City
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry behind some of your favorite...
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: 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.

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Inverness, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our daughter and her family have memberships for Science City so we have been there with them several times. Such fun for the young inquiring minds!! Our grandchildren are 3 and 7 years old and they adore their time here! The displays and experiments can all be enjoyed by each of them, at their own level. There are endless things... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Kids of all ages will love this interactive science museum. Many hands on activities that fit all types of interests. All exhibits are stimulating and make kids think! Have exhibits focusing on forensics, animals, fossils, anatomy, food, weather, music, lights, and much more. Grade school children would love to spend a day here!! Great for a rainy day or summer... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I am a scientist and love going to Science museums when I travel. Science City is 3 floors and full of exhibits. I was hoping to see the Maker Lab, but it was closed. I really liked Mr. E Hotel, which had tons of illusions. They had Astronaut in Training which showed how astronauts, eat, sleep and how to strap... More 

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frisco, tx
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126 reviews 126 reviews
32 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have visited KC several times over the years; however, this is the first time I made it to Science City. It is really fun place, especially for kids that like to touch, manipulate, and be physically involved in different science exhibits without doing a lot of reading. I'm not sure how much my son learned in regards to science,... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We took the kids here and really found this to be fun and well designed, with a number of great exhibits, though most seemed better suited to the "under 10" crowd. One neat exception was the craft center (can't recall the exact name), that had a number of 3D printers in action. Seems like a great venue for parties and... More 

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Edmond, OK
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I am not from KC area so we didn't know what to expect. It is located in the great Union Station and is a for fee attraction. If you have kids GO! The grandson did not want to leave. Lots of hands on exhibits and fun things to do, even for adults.... It is on a least 3 levels and... More 

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Farmington
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I recently attended my grandson's birthday party held in a room set aside for such an event at the Science City at Union Station in Kansas City, MO. This particular party had a dinosaur theme to it so it was appropriate that it was located next to the dinosaur exhibits. Included in the reservation was a behind the scenes look... More 

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Parsberg, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Science city is fantastic, engaging and hands-on....so much activity and learning and FUN! If you live in the area, buy a membership because it's the best deal in the city and you will still find new things to do even after six visits. Stroller friendly, easy-access bathrooms and exhibits are fun for toddlers up to middle school. For lunch, we... More 

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Republic, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A sign asked that tickets be purchased at guest services, but there was no one at guest services to sell tickets,

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Spookfest was a nice promotion at a city standard. Staff were pleasant. Creepy crayons and other projects were cool. The ending time was too late for us, especially since we had to get dinner and drive 45 minutes home afterwards. Family oriented event for families to spend time together before madnes of Halloween.

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