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Exploration Place

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great Exhibits!

This place looks huge from the outside so I guess I was expecting more exhibits or stuff to do on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Very fun learning experience

We all had an absolute blast. Excellent hands on exhibits. The snAck bar was reasonably price for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lacrishia H
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“science museum”(13 reviews)
Delve into hundreds of interactive exhibits that stimulate the mind and teach about science, and that's only inside the main building. Outside there's a park where visitors can observe Kansas wildlife in a wetlands habitat and dig for archeological...more
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300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
+1 316-660-0600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place looks huge from the outside so I guess I was expecting more exhibits or stuff to do on the inside. With that being said, the exhibits they did have were great! it's definitely worth a stop if you have kiddos. The price was...More

Thank Desmond574
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all had an absolute blast. Excellent hands on exhibits. The snAck bar was reasonably price for a quick snack. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Yes it is for kids to have fun and explore BUT parents you still have to keep an...More

Thank Lacrishia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a small team building event and it was so much fun. We Focused on the aviation part Of the museum, but also visited the Kansas and Shark exhibits. All well done, especially the Aviaiton section. The museum design is beautiful and its location...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Design, build, fly airplanes! Now this will get the kids interested in working in the aircraft industry and may even pique their interest in flying planes as a career! Also, they have a great shark exhibit right now which is complemented by a great movie...More

Thank docjifast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun venue. The standing exhibits range from a Kansas tornado, to flight cockpits from aircrafts, to Big Mouth, to Horses and castles of the Renaissance just to name a few. The Place is situated right on the Arkansas River just a few steps...More

Thank LR2th
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I enjoyed the exploration place almost as much as the kids. Mostly well put together and well thought out exhibits. The aerospace and flight center was really good.

1  Thank Bill2020
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Took an 11 and 13 year old. They both loved it, along with me! Great mix of exhibits. Boeing has an amazing exhibit on aerospace. Shark exhibit, info on Kansas geology, a huge miniature Kansas town with trains and play areas for the little ones....More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing we did not enjoy! And at a great price!!! Wish we had gotten there earlier and stayed longer! My personal favorites were the sharks and aviation exhibits. Lots of hands on learning throughout.

Thank rhogriff
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is an awesome place that i even visited as a child. I now have the privilege of taking my niece and nephew there and the get the same enjoyment i had@

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The exploration place has lots of exhibits for kids. The new aviation exhibits are especially good and are aimed at a wide range of ages, toddler and up. There is a traveling exhibit area that is currently hosting exhibits on sharks. The medieval display has...More

2  Thank Arnold T
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Valerie P
7 January 2018|
Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas throughout the site for toddler,depending on what exhibits are showing.
15 January 2017|
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Response from EPwichita | Property representative |
There are a limited amount of wheelchairs available on a first come, first served basis.
28 November 2016|
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Response from TKtravels10 | Reviewed this property |
2-4 hours depending on the age and attention span of your children.