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Science City

Science City


lat: 39.0837322 long: -94.5869012

Located inside Union Station, Science City is an interactive science museum, voted Kansas City’s favorite family-friendly attraction.  Exhibits teach lessons about genetics, robotics, energy, and more, all with the goal of helping visitors explore science and their own imaginations.  There are special interactive attractions including Whisper Dishes, a Sky Bike, and a Kinetic Climber—perfect for families with children of all ages.  This museum’s innovative Discovery Areas, including the Engineerium and a Maker Space, help kids learn hands-on STEM skills like robotics and rocket science.  For a galactic perspective, the Planetarium features engaging presentations, including a seasonal star show.  

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