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February 24, 2016

The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City is contributing $250,000 to an expansion and bridge project underway at Union Station. The gift brings the station closer to meeting its fundraising goal for the $7.5 million project, which is described as the... More

February 15, 2016

People wandering the grand halls of Kansas City’s Union Station the past few days have been looking upward toward the majestic ceilings. That’s because almost 100 feet above them, painting specialist Christian Carlson, with the Jackson Painting... More

February 11, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City's Union Station is getting a new coat of paint on its decorative ceiling this week. Union Station's managers say it's a priority to preserve the look of this 101-year-old train station and, once in a while, that... More

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January 7, 2016

Parking and Guest Entrances Remain Fully Open As Construction Underway On Station Improvements KANSAS CITY, MO — Today, officials from Union Station shared construction updates as significant Western Expansion project kicks off. Several phases of... More

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December 23, 2015

KC Southern Holiday Express, Star Wars, Da Vinci – The Exhibition, Science City and more, together a huge hit with Kansas Citians for another record-breaking year at Union Station’s “Holidays Come Alive” KANSAS CITY, MO — Kansas City turned out in... More

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November 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2015 CONTACTS: Michael Tritt, Union Station / 816-460-2278 / [email protected] Krisit Widmar, Burns and McDonnell / 551-208-5922 / [email protected]      MASON ELEMENTARY AND... More

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November 13, 2015

David Beals Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee  Announces $250,000 Grant to Union Station Kansas City Generous gift to support Science City’s Human Health Initiative  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 12, 2015) — The David Beals Charitable Trust... More

November 2, 2015

Science City will be open 8 am to noon on November 3 - closing as the Royals parade starts. Admission to Science City will be just $5. Arrive early before the Royals celebrations begin and enjoy a morning of family fun in the Science Center! $5... More

October 8, 2015

Many visitors to Union Station have been fascinated by the stone steps that appear to go nowhere near the northwest elevators in the grand hall. The mystery will be explained with the opening this morning of an celebrating the shoe-shine stand, a... More

October 2, 2015

Some Science City exhibits, such as this genetics game, were inspired by young people competing in the Battle of the Brains game. Shane Keyser [email protected] The recent successes reeled off by Science City at Union Station show what... More


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Celebrate 100 Years of Connecting Kansas City

Get event information and details about Union Station's 100 year anniversary in our special Flipbook.

Download a collection of press-quality contemporary and historical photos (50.4mb zip file).