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Union Station

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Address: 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
Phone Number: 816-460-2020
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Cavernous Captivating Terminal

This Beaux Arts structure is one of our great American stations, and you have to see it to fully appreciate its stunning architecture and design. We are railroad enthusiasts, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Beaux Arts structure is one of our great American stations, and you have to see it to fully appreciate its stunning architecture and design. We are railroad enthusiasts, and were pleased to find an extensive model railroad exhibit in one of its halls. We watched families wandering toward Science City, the Gottlieb Planetarium and the IMAX theatre. We meandered... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A throwback from when the rails dominated nationwide transport, Union Station is a functional, lovingly maintained example of an earlier time. The architecture and interior are both timeless and gorgeous. While it still functions as a transit facility, Union Station also serves as home to Science City, an interactive children's museum, as well as several higher-end restaurants which we found... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just amazing walking through. Even more amazing is that it is still a functioning rail station! We met a bunch of boy scouts heading back from Philmont.

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my 4 children ( 24,22,17,and 13 ) to Union Square to enjoy the Planetarium. We were pleasantly surprised to find much, much more. Parking was close. $5 for 2 hours. The number, and variety of the larger attractions meant that all of the kids were pleased, however, The Escape Room, was thoroughly enjoyed by all 4! It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't want to give any details about the exhibit away, but it was truly a amazing experience. The body and everything that keeps it functioning and protected are displayed in different manners and exhibits.

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Brunswick, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of time, money and effort was put into restoring the great Union Station to it's past glory. I grew up in Kansas City and would go to the Union Station to take a train somewhere or to pick up family members. Going inside the Station now, brings back fond memories of times past. The beauty of the structure... More 

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Bollington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interior décor is rather spectacular, high windows, phenomenal ceilings and light fittings. Several in house stores and a bar / restaurant. There's also an area that outlines the history.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had an excellent experience at the restaurant; didn't spend much time looking around union station; but it's clear that someone has invested a chunk of change in its development.

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Thank 19papa47
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very old train station restored and transformed in a event place. Thera are cafes and restaurants there. The cafe is very good the restaurant more or less. There is a model train maquette very beautiful in the end of the building and the ceilings are something to look. Very beautiful

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Montvale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really neat place in the middle of town. An architect's dream. You can feel the history as stand in the center of the station and look at the most amazing ceiling. The station lights up at night in red before football games. Very cool!!!

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