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Exploration Place

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Cool Museum

Visited with my 18-year-old son when they had the toy exhibit. That was pretty cool to see total... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lori B
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Nice children's museum

Love the exhibits, aviation, architecture, Kansas climate and resources they also have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“all ages”(39 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 via mobile

Visited with my 18-year-old son when they had the toy exhibit. That was pretty cool to see total from my childhood and even some from when my son was little. Then we explored the airplane part of the museum. We sprayed airplane parts and used...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the exhibits, aviation, architecture, Kansas climate and resources they also have a Kindergarten science area and a traveling exhibit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here a few times with younger children and teens. Teens thought it was ok, younger children loved it. For us adults it was ok, somewhat small.

Thank A B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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 September 2, 2018 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 August 31, 2018 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 August 27, 2018

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 August 27, 2018

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 August 7, 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 August 6, 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

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Valerie P
January 6, 2018|
Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas throughout the site for toddler,depending on what exhibits are showing.
January 14, 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.
November 27, 2016|
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Response from TKtravels10 | Reviewed this property |
2-4 hours depending on the age and attention span of your children.