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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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May 2, 2016

Program brings free and fun hands-on STEM learning to area elementary students KANSAS CITY, MO (May 2, 2016) – The national GSK Science in the Summer™ program is returning to Kansas City’s Internationally Awarded Science Center, Science City at... More

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April 26, 2016

Exhibition to offer rare 3-dimensional journey into the form, function and beauty of the human body through all stages of life KANSAS CITY, MO (April 26, 2016) — Starting May 21st, visitors to Kansas City’s Union Station will have the unique... More

April 11, 2016

An artist's rendering of the new Union Station bridge. Union Station Three charitable foundations have made gifts totaling $650,000 to Union Station’s expansion and bridge project. The donations bring the station to within $800,000 of its $7.8... More

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April 8, 2016

Three gifts from area foundations total $650,000 and bring project to nearly 90% of total funding goal KANSAS CITY, MO. (April 8, 2016) — Three substantial gifts were recently awarded to Union Station’s Western Expansion Project, bringing the total... More

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March 24, 2016

Rainen Family Foundation Grants $50,000 to Restore Piece of KC History KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 23, 2016) — The Michael J. Rainen Family Foundation recently awarded a $50,000 grant to Union Station Kansas City, Inc., which operates as a nonprofit... More


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Celebrate 100 Years of Connecting Kansas City

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