Union Station is the second-largest railroad station in the United States. This renovated historic building features family friendly entertainment, including among other attractions: traveling exhibitions; the largest movie screen in Kansas City (featuring 3-D movies); the region's largest 360-degree planetarium; live stage shows; the KC Rail Experience; the Model Railroad Experience; and Science City.
Science City features more than 50 interactive areas, providing some real hands-on fun, all in the name of science. From digging for fossils to landing a space shuttle in a NASA-style simulator, Science City offers so much fun kids (of all ages) won't realize just how much they're learning. Science Center is open Wed.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.; also open on national holidays that fall on Monday.
Located across the street from Crown Center shopping and entertainment district. Less than five minutes from the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.
Admission is free; however there is a charge for some attractions and events. Visit the website for a schedule.