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Teacher Appreciation Weekend

September 22 - 23, 2018


Saturday: 10AM - 5PM

Sunday: 12PM - 5PM


This once-a-year, must-see FREE educator event is around the corner and you won’t want to miss it! For an entire day, explore Science City, the Planetarium and so much more with you and up to three family members. You’ll get a sneak peek at all things new at Union Station including: Simple Machines at Play, Science City’s NEW 13,000 sq. ft. outdoor playground. Don’t wait! Register NOW to secure your spot. Deadline to RSVP is August 18 at 5PM. 

This is a FREE event for educators and up to three family members, for a total of four individuals per educator. To ensure your reservation, each educator planning to attend must register themselves and include the number of guests joining. Additional Science City and Planetarium tickets may be purchased at the student rate. (Science City - $7*, Planetarium - $4) New this year, each educator will receive a FREE ticket to our current traveling exhibition, Mummies of the World, and guests will receive discounted student rate tickets ($11). 

*Excludes taxes and fees


Included with FREE Admission:

  • Discounted group rate offer for touring exhibition, Dinosaurs Revealed
  • All Science City Exhibits
  • One Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium show
  • One parking voucher for the Union Station Parking Garage
  • Pre-loaded USB flash drive with educator materials for your convenience
  • Drawings for awesome educator prizes (Kansas City attraction tickets, Union Station memberships and more!)

Parking: Educators attending on Saturday, August 19 will need to print or show this parking voucher  upon arrival to the West Yards Parking Garage. $10 event parking will be reinforced if parking voucher is not presented. Educators attending on Sunday, August 20 will be presented with a parking voucher at check-in, that they will redeem for free parking when exiting the West Yards Parking Garage.

Check-in and registration will be located in the Extreme Screen Lobby located on Level B of Union Station. Don’t forget to stop by and register for a chance to win prizes and much more! Prize winners will be announced via email following the event.

If you do not receive our educator emails, sign up for the Union Station Kansas City Educator Program here.


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