Support Union Station Kansas City

Your support of Union Station preserves Kansas City’s iconic architectural masterpiece, inspires lifelong learning through exhibits and attractions, and tells the story of our community to future generations.

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Your support strengthens the Kansas City community and beyond by:


Attracting and hosting world-class, national traveling exhibits at our Bank of America Gallery for the Kansas City area and beyond


Growing our capacity to operate our popular educational attractions such as international award-winning Science City, Gottlieb Planetarium, Model Train Gallery, Union Station Stories, and other educational and outreach programming


Preserving our beloved Kansas City landmark and telling the stories within, ensuring we remain a destination for culture, creativity, entertainment, learning, and fun for future generations.


Union Station is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, with an operating budget sustained through donations. Help us ensure that Union Station continues to be a destination for culture, creativity, entertainment, learning, and fun!

Preservation Fund

Since construction began inAugust 1910, our historic landmark has been the keeper of many stories of our community. As a destination for culture, creativity, entertainment, learning and fun for future generations, Union Station has a unique role in capturing Kansas City’s history and artfully shaping its future. Your contributions to support Union Station Kansas City’s capital projects help secure ongoing restoration and preservation for KC’s Beaux-Arts architectural beauty.

Education Fund

Union Station’s Education Fund advances innovation and ingenuity through providing access to foundational and transformative STEM-based educational experiences to all Kansas City children. The Education Fund offers scholarships and opportunities for educators and learners to access hands-on learning with real-world applications to build creativity and 21st-century skills through our educational attractions and programming.

Create a Legacy with Union Station

Plan an impactful gift of any size to Union Station!

Through our partnership with FreeWill, we’ve made it easier than ever to create your legal will and establish a legacy with Union Station. With this secure online tool , you can create your plans in 20 minutes or less. You can still use this tool to create a list of documented wishes before meeting with an attorney, even if you have more complex estate planning needs.

Have you already included Union Station in your estate plans but not yet let us know of your gift intentions? Please fill out this short form to let us know, so we can update our records and thank you for your generosity.

Transfer Stocks to Union Station

Give stock to support Union Station!

Did you know that you can skip income and capital gains tax when you donate appreciated stock? Support Union Station while saving on taxes! By using this donation method, you’ll be able to make a bigger impact by utilizing the full value of your appreciated stock. Learn more or donate by visiting this secure online resource .

Donate from your IRA to Union Station

Make a meaningful gift to Union Station!

We’ve invested in this secure online tool to make it easier than ever to give IRA charitable rollover gifts . Find all the necessary forms for your IRA custodian, designate your gift to our unique attractions, and learn more.

Individual Giving Circle

Ensure that Union Station continues to be a destination where culture, creativity, education and entertainment thrive. By joining Union Station’s Individual Giving Circle, you gain member access while also supporting Union Station for future generations.

Giving Circle Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited visits to Science City
  • Member pricing to world-class touring exhibitions
  • 8 FREE tickets to our Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium
  • ASTC worldwide museum admission discounts
  • 10% off Union Station partner attractions and dining

And so much more!

To sign-up or learn more about Union Station’s Giving Society, please contact Julianne DeLessio, Corporate and Donor Relations Manager, at [email protected] or (816) 460-2078

Giving Circle Levels and Benefits