The Princess Diana exhibition is moving through the Midwest. The exhibit is currently at the Grand Rapids Art Museum in Michigan and heads next to Kansas City, Missouri where it opens March 4 in the city's Union Station. The exhibition runs through June 12 meaning that it will be in place during the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in April. MLive.com reports that more than 50,000 tickets have been sold in Grand Rapids to see the exhibition of 150 items related to the life of Princess Diana that includes the famous wedding dress.
Kansas City's Union Station is a historic railroad station that was renovated into a non-profit center. Built in 1914, it was a working train station for years but was closed in the 1980s. It was neglected for years until its renovation in the late 1990s. Now it is a community center filled with shops and restaurants as well as its own Amtrak stop.It houses the permanent collections and archives for Union Station Kansas City, Inc./Kansas City Museum. Tickets for the Diana exhibit are $23.50 and special events for the celebration will include mother/daughter teas and ladies night Fridays.