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Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Phone Number: 316-660-0600
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Delve into hundreds of interactive exhibits that stimulate the mind and...
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 treasures inside a giant sandbox.
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Exploration Place

We had the grandkids here from out of town and it was a rainy day so what a better time to spend then taking them to Exploration Place, the 5 yr old really enjoyed it. Watched a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Wichita, Kansas
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Kansas
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

While I think Exploration Place could be improved on, my kids always love going here! We spent about 2 hours here and my kids didn't want to leave.

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Salina, Kansas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We took our granddaughters (ages 8 and 5) and we all enjoyed it. They had a great time with all the interactive exhibits from the old castle area to the air exhibit. They loved the Dome show! Great place to get those young and our older brains to working. Very nice way to spend part of our day. Also right... More 

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El Dorado, Kansas, United States
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is priced right for a fun day with the kids. Lots to see and do. Kids love things they can touch and there's lots of that!

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had the grandkids here from out of town and it was a rainy day so what a better time to spend then taking them to Exploration Place, the 5 yr old really enjoyed it. Watched a movie in the Dome, which is really cool.

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Wichita, Kansas
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53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I remember as a kid, when Exploration Place first opened, and I was totally amazed! I've visited many more times since then & now get to take my nieces & nephews! This place just has such a wealth of information & activities that teach the kids so much, but in such fun ways, they don't even know they're learning. We... More 

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Calico Rock, Arkansas
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We spent a morning at Exploration Place and could have stayed much longer. We enjoyed watching the IMAX movie in the Dome Theatre and exploring the hands-on exhibits. Well worth the entrance fee.

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southeast
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Took our family here for a great afternoon. Lots to do. Kept us busy for hours. Interesting place to visit.

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Toronto
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

New science/discovery type centre where you can stand in an enclosed booth and feel what a tornado is like. Very cool, with lots of hands-on experiences for adults and kids.

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Olathe, Kansas
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Exploration Place doesn't get the props it deserves. The facility is clean and beautiful and the exhibits/attractions are both fun and educational. Something for kids of all ages, too!

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Wichita, Kansas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Took our toddler to see one of their short productions: "Chirpie's Magical Sky." Bought some popcorn and drinks and our son seemed to enjoy himself. The mini production was about 12 minutes long and our son wanted to see it again. He kept asking for "Chirpie!" Content was appropriate for toddlers, I wish it could had been a little longer.

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Additional Information about Exploration Place

Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Phone Number: 316-660-0600
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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