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Hands on fun and learning

You won’t go wrong going here. Everything is hands on. Ride a bike on a rope roof high!! Lear about... read more

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Wylie, Texas
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Great for whole family!

Visiting Union station and science city at Union Station is worth it. There’s really something for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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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.
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
+1 816-460-2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Union station and science city at Union Station is worth it. There’s really something for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 613elyssam
Reviewed January 18, 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed January 15, 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Everything at Union Station is fun. The history, the science, the location. Be sure to see the miniature train depo too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doc D
Reviewed December 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SJB_NC
Reviewed November 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank am a
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Two parents with a 15 year old teen had a fabulous day at Science City. Loved the Sky Bike, the Illusions and the Train sections. Have a great day with kids of all ages.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DreamaAstrid
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Very fun place for people of all ages. My husband and I really enjoyed the exhibits. If you are a fun loving person this is a great place for you to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.
March 7, 2018|
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.
Travel Forum Posts
Visiting Kansas City next week (4 Replies)
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|
Response frommistletoe2382|
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?
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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|
Response fromMrsO_5|
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
Louisville, Kentucky
Science City Picnic? (1 Reply)
is there somewhere to picnic close to science city? Thanks!
August 14, 2015|
Response frombprop|
Penn Valley Park is behind Union Station (where Science City is) and has tons of places to picnic, including tables.