A Stroll Away

All of these places are within easy walking distance from the convention hotel.

Union Station

In addition to housing our local Amtrak stop, Union Station is home to a restaurant, several shops, and a number of attractions! 

  • Science City – A family-friendly complex of hands-on science.
  • Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium
  • Model Train Gallery
  • City Theatre – presents live stage performances
  • Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre – a huge screen that shows documentaries and films
  • Exhibition space – The exhibit rotates periodically. We don’t know yet what it will house during World Fantasy, but it’s sure to be fantastic!
  • Escape Room Kansas City – featuring three different escape room experiences https://www.escaperoomkc.com/
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory – some of the best candy you will find in the city

Crown Center

Across the street and a quick Link walk across the street, the Crown Center shopping area is home to stores, restaurants, theaters, and more.

National World War I Museum & Liberty Memorial

Southwest of the Crown Center mall. https://www.theworldwar.org/ 

Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial & Washington Square Park

Right off the Link on the way to Union Station