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

Please Note: Mummies of the World is no long at Union Station Kansas City.

(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.

*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.