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“Nice Architectural Details but not a lot else to see”
Review of Union Station

Union Station
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Kansas City Single Loop City Tour
Ranked #6 of 157 things to do in Kansas City
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Reviewed May 9, 2012

Yes, the ceilings and historical details are nice. I even laid on the floor under to take just the right picture of one of the ceiling tiles. But after seeing that, what else was there? Really nothing. I live in Toronto and perhaps I am spoiled by our amazing Union Station's architecture, but this place felt kinda dead. There wasn't the hustle and bustle of an alive train station, which is one of the things I love about Toronto's historic landmark where millions pass through each day.

If you have kids travelling with you I guess there are things to do for them, but otherwise, unless you want to lay on the floor and take a few great ceiling pictures (in which case stop in for 5 minutes), I say skip it.

Thank RebeccaAndTimmy
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

Take your camera, as the building comes alive in your lens!
Be sure to look up @ the ceilings & chandeliers. architecture is fantastic!

1  Thank GrandmaHoney2010
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Reviewed May 6, 2012

This stately renovated train station is eye candy from inside and out. We enjoyed the miniature train exhibit room, with a very helpful and informative volunteer to guide us. There is also a science exploration area for kids and revolving exhibitions downstairs. Worth the stop.

Thank Paola010
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Reviewed May 4, 2012

Like the theatre there for live performances. Small and intimate

Thank Shelley B
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Reviewed May 3, 2012

Union Station is a very grand building to say the least. I took my nephew to the America I Am exhibit in January. Will go to the Titanic exhibit. Science City is a must see for kids! Take your kids on a trip around Kansas City on the Amtrak from Union Station for an unforgettable experience. Visit the Rocky Mountain Chocalate Factory to end your visit on a positive note!

1  Thank amitche5
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