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Science City at Union Station

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30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
+1 816-460-2020
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Nice design, but some things were oddly familiar.

I should start off by saying that we did arrive later in the day. Unfortunately, a lot of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hornbucklemisty
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Farmersville, Texas
Great fun & education

One of the best science centers that we have visited, and we have a membership that gives us access... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Janet S
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Lakeland
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
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+1 816-460-2020
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Reviewed yesterday

I should start off by saying that we did arrive later in the day. Unfortunately, a lot of the unique staff guided activities were already closed or were not open due to planning for a special event. We had just visited another science museum a...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best science centers that we have visited, and we have a membership that gives us access all over the country. This center is well supplied with cool stuff, and extremely well laid out. A must!

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel concierge suggested we visit Union Station, but failed to tell us about Science City. What a delightful surprise. The grandkids (21 mos, 5 & 6 yrs.) absolutely loved it! It was the perfect activity after riding for 4 hrs in the car. There...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit was in March 2016, then visited again on Friday, June 8th 2018. It was relatively busy mostly due to the Science City summer camp. Most of the exhibits remained exactly the same with only a few new exhibits. A few of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our three kids (ages 4, 9, and 10) to Science City and we all loved it! We are not from Kansas City, so we weren’t sure what to expect. There are many interactive exhibits that are super cool. They also...More

Thank Lindsay S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many science museums offer a limited number of exhibits both static and interactive but Science City has three floors and an outside area of fun. We had a five year old who spent five hours there and wanted more time. They are great because with...More

Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Science City is a great hands-on science experience for youngsters from 2 - 80. Lots of great ideas, well maintained and comfortable for all.

Thank Randy R
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

The Science City at Union Station in Kansas City will probably take 2-3 hours min. many interactive activities, best for younger kids(4 to 10). Experience all of the fun sections from force and motion, genetics & DNA, water, electricity and power sources... to the mystery...More

Thank April B
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Great fun for kids and adults! Many learning opportunities about Common Core Science Standards! I took a group of 2nd graders and everyone had a wonderful time. They came back talking about all kinds of science concepts.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

One of the very first things I do when planning a trip to Kansas City is to check on what exhibit is scheduled for the time I will be visiting. Always something wonderful, educational, and exciting.

Thank Theresa S
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Erica D
May 13, 2018|
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Response from 1frequenttraveler03 | Reviewed this property |
It is self guided so you can take long as you’d like. The outdoor park is great as well at science city.
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Victoria R
March 7, 2018|
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Response from TexFlyers | Reviewed this property |
Tue. - Sat.: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. Looks like they're closed on Mondays.
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