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December 15, 2016

Kansas City’s Science City Announces Plans to Expand Impact by Adding Dedicated Early Childhood Programming Hall Family Foundation Grant To Fund Planning Phase By Internationally-Acclaimed Boston Children’s Museum  KANSAS CITY, MO  (December 15,... More

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November 10, 2016

Major Gift From Michael and Marlys Haverty Family Foundation Announced To Fund Expansive, New Outdoor Festival Area In Footprints Of Historic Rail Yards   KANSAS CITY, MO (Nov. 10, 2016) This morning, Union Station officials announced a $1 million... More

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October 13, 2016

Train enthusiasts of all ages are invited to TWO free viewing events on Sunday, October 16 and Friday, October 28 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.  Ed Dickens, engineer for No. 844; representatives of Union Pacific; George Guastello, president and... More

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September 7, 2016

Union Station Announces Historic North American Tour Of POMPEII: The Exhibition Opening November 18 in Bank of America Gallery. Visitors will experience the sights, sounds and sensations before, during and after the catastrophic 79 A.D. eruption of... More

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August 18, 2016

Union Station’s East Public Transit Plaza To Be Transformed Renovation Will Enhance Visitor Experience in Conjunction with the KC Streetcar KANSAS CITY, MO (August 18, 2016) — Today, Union Station officials announced plans and timelines to transform... More

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August 4, 2016

Generous Transportation Grant to Assist in Science Education Field Trips for Area Youth The Bayer Transportation Scholarship Fund to Allow Hundreds of Children Opportunity to Visit Science Center KANSAS CITY, MO. (August 4, 2016) — Bayer... More

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July 7, 2016

Entire Region Responds To Internationally-Awarded Science Center and World Class Touring Exhibition ​ KANSAS CITY, MO  (July 7, 2016) ­— Continuing a multi-year success trend, Union Station and Science City welcomed a record number of enthusiastic... More

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June 28, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO  (June 28, 2016) ­— Leaders from Union Station today announced plans to merge Science Pioneers into Union Station’s Science City, blending complementary science-based events, activities and programs into a unique powerhouse with a... More

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June 20, 2016

Huge Festival of Creativity Set to Engage and Inspire Audiences of All Ages KANSAS CITY, MO (June 20, 2016) —  Inventors, creators, tinkerers, engineers, enthusiasts, hobbyists, crafters and artists from 12 states will pack Union Station inside and... More

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June 8, 2016

Leadership Addition Signals Yet Another Milestone In Remarkable Growth And Vibrancy For Historic Monument KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 8, 2016) — Union Station announced today the promotion of Christy Nitsche to newly created Director of Advancement and... More


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