Experience the stories and history that make the 100 years of Union Station in Kansas City a must-see historical gem in the heart of the City of Fountains.
**In order to activate the app’s video experiences users must be in Union Station Kansas City**
As you explore this Kansas City historical landmark, Union Station’s past comes alive through immersive and interactive video reenactments of historical events and celebrity encounters that have occurred there during Union Station’s previous 100 years.
The tales of the past are presented through the use of your camera, allowing you to guide your experience through a unique and personal connection to Union Station’s and Kansas City’s history. Inside these walls, you can:
• Watch a young Walt Disney, a former KC resident, behind the camera
• Earnest Hemingway come to the aide of a fallen man
• 1933 Kansas City Massacre from 2 unique angles.
• Missouri's own Harry S. Truman greet reporters on the campaign trail.
These are just a few of the 10 personalized stories through which Living History puts you in each moment, overlaying what you see through the camera with videos detailing the history you’re standing on.
Capture pictures as it unfolds in front of you and engage others, even if not there with you through your linked social networks. How cool would it be to have taken a picture with Disney or be in the crowd when Hemingway showed how he was larger than life?
Disclaimer: In order to activate the app’s augmented reality experience users must physically be at Union Station Kansas City. Markers within Union Station will aide the user to the proper location to stand to receive the best experience. Your phone must have Bluetooth LE enabled.