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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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You won’t go wrong going here. Everything is hands on. Ride a bike on a rope roof high!! Lear about animals, physics, water, optical illusions, light and soo much more. Oh and trains too! Make sure you take the time to go through and a...More
If you live in KC or are just visiting and have children, science city is a must! So many neat activities for all ages. I was hesitant to come here for years with my young children but we finally decided to give it a try...More
We take our grandkids here 2-3 times a year. They always find fun things to do from which they learn basic scientific principles .... mostly mechanical in nature. It is a great space to stimulate their mind, imagination and to burn off a lot of...More
OM Goodness, my grandchildren just love Union Station Science City! They are learning while having fun and don’t even know it. We take them often with their passes and spend the day. In addition, for us train lovers, we can sit and watch them coming...More
We took our sons ages 5, 7, and 12.They had a great time in the museum. I liked that there was an outdoor area with some different hands on activities. The water play area was pretty cool and riding a bike on a tightrope was...More
Be aware: There are kids everywhere, even on school days! Many field trips, and often. But Union Station is a great place to go: Good food, always good programs. The highlight for the kids is Science City, which my boys grew up going to. Do...More
My family and I will be in the Kansas City area next week and are trying to plan a few fun days. It is my husband and I and our 3 kids ages 5, 3 1/2, 18 months. We are planning on visiting the new Legoland Discovery Center and a few other attractions in that area. We are staying in Liberty and are trying to decide if one day will be enough to spend in the Crowne Center/ Union Station area. We are thinking about Science City, Kaleidoscope, and possibly the Titanic exhibit, the World War I...More
April 28, 2012|
Thank you so much for the suggestions!! So would we be able to squeeze in legoland, the aquarium, and science City in one day? Then we could spend the other day at the zoo or the farmstead?
S W Arkansas
Sept 17 Open House Institute for Astronomy (13 Replies)
If you are on Maui Friday Sept 17 head up to Pukalani to the Maui Institute for Astronomy. This is the lab/offices for Science city on the summit of Haleakala. 6 - 8 pm..tours of the lab, special speakers, and astronomy club members will have their telescopes set up in the parking lot of the public to view planets and stars. The Open House is geared for the public..from the novice to the serious...children and adults. google Institute for Astronomy Maui for location map. 34 Ohia Ku Street ...More
September 11, 2010|
I wish you had done this in October. You know that is when we come over. Here in Oregon, we only have the Pear Festival in Hood River. min
Science City Picnic? (1 Reply)
is there somewhere to picnic close to science city? Thanks!
August 14, 2015|
Penn Valley Park is behind Union Station (where Science City is) and has tons of places to picnic, including tables.