General Information

Described as “fascinating, intriguing, and inspiring,” by NBC, “absolutely extraordinary,” by NPR and “a must see,” by FOX TV, Mummies of the World will instill a sense of curiosity and wonder in each and every visitor.

Come face to face with the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled. The exhibit provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world including Europe, South America and Ancient Egypt, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations. With over 1.6 million nationwide visitors experiencing Mummies of the World to date, the display at Union Station Kansas City is the regional premiere!

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactive and multi-media exhibits featuring 3-D animation, explore how mummies are created, where they come from and who they were. Using state-of-the-art scientific methodology, discover how modern science enables researchers to study mummies through innovative and non-invasive ways, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

What secrets do mummies hold about the past? What clues do they bring us for the future? A journey awaits as we unravel their mysteries.

Hours, Pricing, & Directions


Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.

Please Note: Mummies of the World will close at 2pm with last entry at 1pm on December 24th. The exhibition will be closed on Christmas day, December 25th but will reopen on Tuesday, December 26th.

(Last entry to Mummies of the World is 1 hour before closing time)

PLEASE NOTE: Mummies of the World takes an average of 60-90 minutes to view.

VIP Voucher – Adds the flexibility to visit exhibition any time and includes Audio Guide. $24.95
Adult $19.95
Children $15.95
Union Station Members $12.95
School Groups $10
All Other Groups (15+) $12.95
Audio Tour – The Mummies of the World audio tour provides over an hour of in-depth, additional content on the key mummies, artifacts and content in the exhibition.  It’s an added experience not to miss! $5

*Taxes and Fees Excluded


Open thru end of 2017


Union Station Kansas City
30 W Pershing Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
(816) 460-2020


Parking and additional visitor information can be found here.