Union Station Kansas City is a 104-year-old historical landmark and celebrated civic asset renovated and reopened to the public in 1999. Recently awarded "Favorite Attraction", "Favorite Family-Friendly Attraction", "Favorite Historic Attraction" and "Best of KC", the organization -- dedicated to science education, celebration of community and preservation of history -- is home to Kansas City's internationally-awarded Science City – Powered by Burns & McDonnell; the new Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium; the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre; the popular Model Railroad Experience; City Stage featuring live theater, and a selection of unique shops and restaurants. Union Station is also home to prominent area civic organizations and businesses, and regularly hosts world-class traveling exhibitions. Awarded "Top Banquet Facilities in KC" by KC Business Journal, the facility annually hosts hundreds of community events and private celebrations of all sizes.
Union Station is located across the street from Crown Center shopping and entertainment district and 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 unionstation.org for schedules and pricing information.