St. Louis Union Station
Welcome to the St. Louis Union Station, 'The Grandest Station in the Nation'!
This historic St. Louis icon saw its beginning when the first train arrived here September 1st, 1894, changing 'the Gateway to the West' into 'the Gateway to America'. At the time it was one of the largest and busiest passenger rail terminals in the world, seeing its heaviest travel times during the World Fair of 1904 and WWII.
Today this stunning feat of architecture combines historic elegance with modern and stunning detail, Union Station featuring luxury hotel rooms, wedding venues and conference areas, and plenty of family-friendly entertainment options. There is truly 'something for everyone' here! Here is a quick list of attractions onsite:
- The Great Wheel - New 200 foot observation wheel
- Mini Golf
- St. Louis Aquarium - Opening winter 2019, featuring 13,000 animals and a 250,000-gallon shark tank. See exhibits such as Changing Rivers, Shark Canyon, and The Deep.
- Mirror Maze
- Rope Course
- Polar Express Train Ride
You will undoubtedly want to grab a bite to eat while here, with plenty of delicious, STL essential onsite options. Grab a bite to eat at the 1894 Cafe, Train Shed, Landry's, Grand Hall, Station Grill, or highly popular Soda Fountain while here. Be sure to stick around for the daily fire and light show at the lake!
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