PHOTOS: A new look inside the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station
Oceanlife projected on the ceiling at Union Station
The entryway clock
A touch pool at the aquarium.
Mississippi River exhibit
St. Louis Wheel—a 200-foot-tall observation wheel with 42 climate-controlled
A look down the corridor of Union Station
An area that can be rented out inside the aquarium.
An area inside the aquarium shows what it would look like rented out for a wedding reception.
A rental area inside the aquarium
A ropes course will be located on the second level of the aquarium. It'll give visitors a chance to climb and zip along the train shed pillars.
A fire and light show outside Union Station
The back of Union Station and the St. Louis Wheel.
The St. Louis Wheel
St. Louis Wheel
The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station entrance
This fast and easy service restaurant will be created with busy families and school
groups in mind, serving child-friendly foods such as chicken sandwiches, burgers and pizza. The 1894 cafe is named for the year St. Louis Union Station first opened to the public.
An inside look at the Train Shed restaurant.
Soda Fountain restaurant entrance
Shark Canyon will offer views of sharks and rays in a 250,000-gallon environment with an acrylic J-wall that arches high over the heads of visitors.
The Great Rivers exhibit will feature the fish that inhabit the great rivers of America and explore the Global Rivers area to see fresh water species from around the world. Playful otters, piranha and doctor fish are just some of the highlights.
The Deep section will take visitors on a journey through the
depths of the world’s oceans to meet the animals that live there.
St. Louisans who frequented St. Louis Union Station in the 80s and 90s will remember the large Houlihan’s restaurant space on the main level next to the south entrance. That space will be transformed into The Train Shed. With a contemporary American menu, guests will enjoy an upscale take on comfort foods and bar-style menus.
A 200-foot-tall observation wheel with 42 climate-controlled gondolas.
Located in the former Hard Rock Cafe space, this restaurant will update the concept of the classic soda fountain. Drinks will be created to impress and will include boozy shakes, phosphate sodas, Champagne and Italian aperitifs.