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Union Station, Kansas City: 15 reviews and 31 photos

  Main lobby middle area and balcony
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  • Main lobby middle area and balcony - Kansas City
      Main lobby middle area and balcony
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  • Ceiling has elaborate decor motif - Kansas City
      Ceiling has elaborate decor motif
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  • Signage of amenities featured - Kansas City
      Signage of amenities featured
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  • Art Deco clock and facade - Kansas City
      Art Deco clock and facade
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  • Some of the shops - Kansas City
      Some of the shops
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This is a cavernous hall that used to be the main waiting station inside. At one time in WWII there were 1 million that came thought this station to various points. It has 850,000 square feet and used to also have 850 rooms to stay plus a waiting area to seat 10,000. Now the alternative feture is Science City; a presentation of odd science displays. Once you seen it that is all you need to not come back.
They still do have an Amtrak next door that you can connect to. There are a couple of shops that sell goodies, like chocolate, and souvenirs. Everything is closed after 5PM, so it really gets dark in there; like a sarcophogus since all is made of huge limestone blocks inside and outside.

Phone: +1 816-460-2020
Website: http://www.unionstation.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 24, 2009
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