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Science City at Union Station

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Address: 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816-460-2020
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Description: See how astronauts train for space missions or discover the chemistry...
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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Great for kids and adults

Terrific science museum on ground level of Union Station. Great hands-on educational experience for kids - but enjoyable for adults, as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Terrific science museum on ground level of Union Station. Great hands-on educational experience for kids - but enjoyable for adults, as well.

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KC-MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A kids place. Most of the exhibits were working and it is fun fr kids to see. A show-and-tell experience. Of course enter/exit thru a gift shop--but what else.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

...and I've been to A LOT of them all over the country. This one was excellent. It will set you back some dough to get in ($$$), but once you get in, you realize how amazing this place is. Almost 3.5 hours later we had to drag our kids out , literally kicking and screaming because they didn't want to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Whoa! Wow! Wha??!! This place was sensational. Sensory overload in fact, but in a remarkably good way. We made race cars, robots, watched 3D printers at work, played with mesmerizing magnetic sand, used levers and pulleys, and experimented with a computer generated SAND TABLE! Science City sets a standard for all other science museums worldwide. P.S. The reason I suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We have a membership at this place and have used it a few times our 7 and 3year olds just love all the fun activities. There's never enough time for them to see everything, if you live in the area a membership is a must so you don't feel rushed and you can come back anytime. Lots of fun you... More 

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Edmond, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We were in town visiting friends who have an annual pass when we visited. What a fun place. My kids are 18 months and 6 and there was plenty of stuff for them to do. We were there for about 2 hours and I seriously felt we could have stayed all day and had tons left to do. Definitely worth... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Excellent highly interactive science museum. I thought my 9-year-old would start hyperventilating...He was so excited about every exhibit/display!

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a wonderful place for kids. There is a lot to learn and a wide variety of things to do, to keep kids busy. If you need to take a kid somewhere to keep them busy, Science City is a great place to do it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Traveled here in March 2015. My husband and I decided we would check it out. Lots of interactive areas for the children, and learning for adults as well. The have a little reptile exhibit in the place as well.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Have been here several times. Always fun. Check for online deals, we ended up getting in for free! We were able to get a package deal with the traveling exhibit. Plus it's a beautiful space.

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