Union Station

One of Kansas City’s most iconic destinations offers entertainment for all, and there’s always something new to discover. From hands-on encounters for kids of all ages at Science City to immersive screens that can take you to outer space or inside the world of a superhero—plus a robust lineup of events all year round—you’ll want to return often to this storied KC institution and discover the latest celebrations in store.


  • Enter a hands-on world full of fun for young explorers at Science City, an immersive educational experience unlike any other attraction designed for kids. Climb, splash, spin and leap your way through dozens of exhibits and activities, including three new early learning spaces. Be sure to plan a return soon—with so many spaces for play and an ever-changing calendar of events to help guide every adventure, there’s always a new to journey to begin.
  • Keep adding to the exploration with two more destinations for immersive learning and larger-than-life entertainment: the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium and the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre. Journey through the galaxies with guided star tours and educational events examining the promise of space travel, or catch the latest family-friendly films shown through state-of-the-art projection technology on the largest movie screen in the region.
  • Make your visits to one of Kansas City’s most captivating venues a new family tradition. With ever-changing installations that provide the perfect photo opportunity, dining and drink selections ranging from Parisi Coffee and cocktails at the Conductor Club to a classic steakhouse experience at Pierpont’s, and an easily accessible location in the heart of Kansas City, there’s plenty of reason to build your travels around this historic hub.