Science City at Union Station

Awarded the 2015 Association of Science-Technology Center’s International Leading Edge award for visitor experience and recognized as one of the top 25 science centers in the country by Parents Magazine, Science City annually educates and entertains thousands of science-thirsty youth of all ages.

Science City at Union Station Kansas City is a dynamic, hands-on science center featuring 200+ individual interactive exhibits and daily programming. Kids of all ages experience the amazing world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) first-hand through fun and engaging exhibits and programs. In addition to changing monthly themes and daily programs/activities open to all guests, Science City offers onsite curriculum-based programs to school groups (k-12), outreach programs and an onsite eight-week summer camp.

STEM education is at the core of everything in the Science Center, be it exhibits, demonstrations, classes, shows, presentations or special events and programs. Centrally located in the heart of Kansas City and part of the historic and acclaimed Union Station complex, Science City has nearly 100,000 square feet of interactive fun and learning.

Upcoming Events

Jul 19, 2024
SkillQUEST at Science City


  • Museum/library/STEM-rich institution or attraction

Audience Served

  • Educators
  • Families
  • Students: Elementary
  • Students: Middle School
  • Students: Pre-K

Opportunities Offered

  • Competition
  • Conference/workshops
  • Drop in
  • Fair/festival/event
  • Field trip
  • In school
  • Internships
  • Summer camp

Focus Areas

  • Engineering
  • General Science
  • Making/DIY
  • Space Science /Aerospace/Rocketry