Science City
General Admission

science city at union station kansas city

Admission

  • Union Station Members Free Admission Year-Round to Science City
  • General Admission $14.50*
  • *Excludes Preservation Fee

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Join Us All Month Long For Activities and Demos with Science City Educators

Monthly Theme: Spooky Science

Countdown to Halloween
Halloween Decorations in Science City
VR Halloween Ride in Science City

Science City’s Countdown to Halloween

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Decorated Halloween Entrance Midway: More than a dozen articulated animatronics and 240 feet of spiderwebs. Other spooky queues include glowing Halloween lights, all sizes of furry spiders, flying witches, a giant black cat and so much more.

Spooky Halloween Cart Ride VR : The first of its kind in the United States , this 4D experience delivers an immersive adventure filled with spooky surprises for the whole family.  You’ll hop aboard your Halloween Cart, secure your personal HD Virtual Reality headset and help D.A.S.H. fight the evil FLASH while getting back to safety.  Along the way, you will experience an incredible 4D range of motions, wind effects, sights and sounds.  And you’ll encounter ghostly ghouls, animated pumpkins and other surprises, so keep your eyes peeled.  This spine-tingling journey will set the mood for your full adventure in Union Station’s Science City!  The Halloween Cart Ride VR seats up to 6 people and is available as a separate ticketed option.

Halloween Decorations in Science City

Spooky Halloween Cart Ride VR

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Daily Science Demos and Activities

Halloween Carnival

A variety of Halloween themed games and activities will be available all month long.

Location
Periodic Table
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Curio Etchings

Create mini scratch art etchings based on items in our cabinet of curiosities.

Location
Creative Corner
Type
Educational, Art
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Haunted House Paper Circuit

Use card stock and an LED to create your own light up haunted house.

Location
Maker Studio
Type
Educational, Craft, Maker
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Story Time

Join us for story time in the PNC Learning Lab!

This Month’s Stories:

I Need my Monster.
Ghost in the House.
Where’s my Mummy?
Room on the Broom.

Location
PNC Learning Lab
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
Early Learning

Mysteries of our World

Use different datasets to help us solve the mysteries by using science!

Location
Science on a Sphere
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Animals that look scary, but are lovable

Learn about the creepy crawlies that make your skin crawl, but are actually cute and lovable.

Location
Nature Works
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages