A passion of the KU Memorial Union

Kansas Union Exhibits

The Kansas Union features historical displays on all six levels of the building. Exhibits include the Jennings collection of over 1,000 Jayhawk collectibles, the original Big Tooter steam whistle, the original Baby Jay mascot costume, and an image gallery of more than 100 years of KU graduating class banners.

Don't forget to take your picture with the Jayhawk welcoming visitors at the Union's entrance on Jayhawk Boulevard.

There is no fee for visiting the Kansas Union exhibits.

Find the Kansas Union open hours here.

Paid public parking is available at the Mississippi Street parking garage

The Kansas Union has several dining options available, including The Market, the Impromptu Cafe, and the Roasterie. Also, souvenir items are available in the the KU Bookstore.
 

Laying the cornerstone of the Kansas (Memorial) Union, April 30, 1926
(Image courtesy of University Archives, University of Kansas)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 


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