Union Station

Union Station, Kansas City: Address, Phone Number, Union Station Reviews: 4.5/5

Union Station
4.5
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Joplin, MO38 contributions
Nice building, waste of time
May 2021 • Couples
Nice building, however nothing was open, very small. Has two eating places, two very small museums and science city. Post office is there. Amtrack has an office there. Other than that, nothing. It was really a waste of our time to travel there. Must pay for parking, probably why parking lot was almost empty. Save time, skip this one.
Written May 1, 2021
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Judy K
Olathe, KS42 contributions
Science City a big Plus for young ones
Apr 2021 • Family
Love Union Station. We are season members. Our grandkids love to visit. If there is anything negative I'd have to say please provide more food vendors. The overpriced coffee shop is not really conducive to visiting with young children.
Written April 9, 2021
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Sarah C
3 contributions
So beautiful!
Mar 2021
The building is absolutely beautiful, and it was fun learning about the history behind the station. There are really great exhibits in the station, and so much to learn.
Written March 26, 2021
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William B
Sarasota, FL174 contributions
I wanted to see this for a long time.
Mar 2021 • Solo
This is not an actual train 🚉 station in so many words but more like an museum but Amtrak still has a ticket office there. Private events can also be held there as well. There's a gift shop and a few upscale eateries.
Written March 25, 2021
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FellowTraveler730578
192 contributions
Beautiful but quiet due to Covid
Mar 2021 • Solo
The building is beautiful inside and out and is still an active train station (Amtrak). Unfortunately many exhibits and shops were closed and the Grsnd Concourse was reserved for a private party. Union Station deserves a walk through and a few photographs!
Written March 10, 2021
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namickey
Rochester, IL479 contributions
No One to ask Information!
Feb 2021
I think KC has some great architecture so I was excited to go in and see Union Station. Well done in places and while I enjoyed going into the Grand Hall I didn't expect it to look like a football vendor show. Yes yes I am happy KC is in Super Bowl but instead of being able to enjoy the grand hall beauty I saw only hundreds dressed in Chiefs garb and waiting to take selfies at different KC Chief set ups. I get it y'all are proud of the team and you should be but I wanted to revel in the architecture. We also wanted to find how to get to the observation bridge over the tracks. Signage in Union Station was extremely lacking, but moreso NO ONE at the information desk. It took us 10 minutes to stumble upon someone cleaning an empty space to ask for directions. Would I go back? yes, but only if I know I can get decent pictures. Don't hate on me KC I am rooting for the Chiefs, but wanted better Union Station pics. Next venture maybe I can rate better
Written February 6, 2021
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Brian J
Bentonville, AR186 contributions
Well rounded fun.
Jan 2021 • Friends
Something to do for everyone here. Check to see what special exhibit they have. Take the kids for the science. Go have a beer in the wonderful bar...or get on the train
Written January 25, 2021
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Charles E
Kansas City, MO1 contribution
Planetarium: disappointing.
Jan 2021
planetarium, $ 30.00 for my daughter and I plus $10.00 for parking wasn't mentioned when I purchased tickets online . First of all it was hooky, Graphics and resolution, was stuck in the 60s and not a very good presentation 34 minutes for 40 bucks I wont ever go back . Thanks hometown KC very disappointing.
Written January 23, 2021
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Greg Nickels
Sedalia, MO586 contributions
Lots to do inside
Jan 2021 • Family
Lots of shops, food, an interactive science museum for kids, a movie theater, and it all connects to an enclosed walkway that lets you walk above the busy streets to other areas and buildings in the area!
Written January 18, 2021
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Barbara M.
1 contribution
Disappointed at Christmas time.
Dec 2020
Disappointed. Brought my 4 grandchildren; we have often come to see the free model train exhibit; if there was an event in the large hall, people could still access the model train exhibit by going thru the outdoor walkway - but today, after walking thru the cold, the door to get in was locked 😳! Closed to general public unless you pay extra fees for the Christmas event. With 75% less income since covid, the parking fee had also increased from the usual $5. to $10. Made me think of “no room at the inn” for baby Jesus. But thankfully He had a barn to go to, and we went for a snack across the street.
Written December 30, 2020
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