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30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2410
+1 816-460-2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Remember 'Brownsville Station', one of my very favourite 1970s blues bands, and their ‘hit’ ‘Smoking in the Boys’ Room’? No of course you don’t – but Google it. Anyway, Union Station in Kansas City - no relation - was the main railway station for Kansas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So this mornings had some time to kill and have never been to Union Station so we stopped on in. I was shocked at how much it has to other. Most places were closed or just getting open it was still cool to see and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chadooo44
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fascinating exhibits, lovingly restored great halls, fun gift shop, two restaurants, great architecture! Worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathyindenver
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The train displays at union station was family friendly for young kids or teenagers. Was very fascinating to see all the different styles and sizes of trains and the displays of the the town's made out of Legos. And other things. Was free to attend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has running trains, great movie theater and fun place to hang out with kids of all ages. Must come when visiting kc mo. Science city is fun along with traveling....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 850meghans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The train station is decked out for the holidays! We love it all. Take time to get your photo. The line was not too long to get the photo. We went to Harvey's for Brunch. I will review that on their page. We when to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SDBtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as a family in December to see the Christmas Train that passed through on a weekend in December. The granddaughters also got to ride the children's train, which I can remember riding when it was at the Jones Store in downtown Kansas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelsamc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't too much to do here but it's worth a quick stop to appreciate the architecture and design. Hopefully you can also see the model train display too. This is a nice treat. The train station also offers a bridge over the train tracks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank toben2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NIce visual effects and good info for a younger person. Acting was not all that and they could have been a bit more techical but all in all for my 10 year old grandson it was worth ig

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ReachtheBeachKC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many things to see and do for all ages! Fabulous Christmas decorations every year. If you’re in KC, it’s a must see!! And connected via the enclosed Link sky bridges to the Hallmark Mall and more. Poor Amtrak signage. BIGGEST problem is the contract with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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29 April 2018|
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Response from Wander759299 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if there’s free parking or not. We parked in the parking garage and paid $10 but it was good for all day! Didn’t have to worry about the time on parking meters and it was a secure location.
Kelsey S
20 September 2017|
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Response from tdallen113 | Reviewed this property |
maybe a half hour...and you can't take pictures
24 March 2017|
Response from mcathymurphy | Reviewed this property |
I am assuming the question is regarding the current exhibit at Union Station. Per Union Station, tickets to Pompeii exhibit are available through April 30th.