Science City
General Admission

science city at union station kansas city


  • Union Station Members Free Admission Year-Round to Science City
  • General Admission $14*
  • Excludes $1.50 Preservation Fee

Now Open Every Day of the Week!

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

September Theme: Oowey Gooeey Science
Begins September 19


Science City- Demo Areas
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Interactive Activities & Demonstrations

Activities are located throughout Science City. Guests are encouraged to participate in these hands-on activities.

Demonstrations at the Periodic Table:

Oobleck Be amazed as a Newtonian fluid changes properties from a gooey mess to a solid mass.  (12 P & 2 P)

Volcano Science Learn about Earth’s Gooey middle with the “Science of Lava and Magma”  Show will include an experiment of how volcanoes work.   (12 P & 2P)

Static Display of Detritivores with the Animal Show of Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, beatles and worms.  Learn how autumn brings the end of the life cycle for some in the ecosystem , but with the help of the detritivores clean-up crew nature is getting ready for next spring’s new growth.
(Nature Works 11 A & 3P)

Early Learning Activities
designed for infants to 6-year-olds

Early Learning Activities

Anatomy Lab for Little Learners: 

Early learners and their families can explore what makes their bodies tick with various self-guided activities related to human anatomy and physiology!

Creative Corner

Playdough Creepy Crawlies Create snakes, snails, worms and bugs while practicing sculpting techniques with playdough!

Activities in the Maker Studio

Guests can create hot glue formed characters with magnets.