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Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Phone Number: 316-660-0600
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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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Good for kids

If you have kids that love science and like hands on experiences - this is for you. It generally will tale an afternoon to go throughout the museum. the attractions change... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Derby, Kansas
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Howard, Colorado
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a really great place to take the kids and even for adults looking to explore the history of the mid west

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Frisco, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This place is brilliant! Lots of very interactive things to do & very educational too! Fun stuff for kids & adults!

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Derby, Kansas
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201 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you have kids that love science and like hands on experiences - this is for you. It generally will tale an afternoon to go throughout the museum. the attractions change frequently.

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My three year old loves this place. It seems that there is always something new to do here along with some old favorites. Mom enjoys it too :)

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is quite the gem along the river in Wichita. There are often great exhibits that come through here, and children and adults alike can really enjoy the permanent features this site has on display. If you've not been here, try it! You're definitely missing out on an amazing place. My favorite room is the peaceful and whimsical train room... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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28 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We had a high school reunion there and what I heard was it was terrible. My nephews from So. Dakota liked it, though.

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Wichita, United States
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Exploration Place is an excellent place to take the family. Interesting, fun and informative. Decent admission price.

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Wichita, Kansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came to Exploration Place as part of our family reunion. It was a hot weekend so being inside was great. There were several exhibits of mini inventors there that weekend that was interesting to view before getting to the main exhibit hall. All family members that went through enjoyed the exhibits. There was good seating for the older family... More 

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Kansas
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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 3 helpful votes
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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