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Exploration Place

300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
+1 316-660-0600
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Birthday party

What a great place for a party and other things. We were there over the weekend for a party and it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stacy R
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Wichita, Kansas
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Too expensive for what is available. The kids have a great time, but you really only need to go... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
810echo
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Wichita, Kansas
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (41 reviews)
“science museum” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
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+1 316-660-0600
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"traveling exhibits"
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"all ages"
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"science museum"
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"dome theatre"
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"hands on activities"
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"super hero"
in 4 reviews
"older kids"
in 9 reviews
"great for kids"
in 15 reviews
"permanent exhibits"
in 7 reviews
"admission price"
in 5 reviews
"interesting things"
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"kids love"
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"fun place"
in 11 reviews
"something for everyone"
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"snack bar"
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"lots of fun"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place for a party and other things. We were there over the weekend for a party and it was wonderful. The gift shop is just what you would expect, overpriced toys. But the overall experience is wonderful and the attractions are top...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Too expensive for what is available. The kids have a great time, but you really only need to go once.

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This was an amazing place! My dad worked for Spirit Aerosystems and I'm honestly amazing by everything there! There are so many sections to explore, play, and even learn something. There are even fun little challenges that you can do. The education that kids learn...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

As a kid, I came here once in 6th grade and had fun. As an adult, I brought my kids and we did ok. My kids loved it, but I noticed there were multiple exhibits that only partially worked or didn’t work at all. The...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We ended up here by accident - but WOW - this place has a lot to offer! We spent the morning exploring the exhibits, everything is very hands on and the employees were all very passionate about their jobs and really engaged with the kids....More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We spent about 3 hours with our 3 children here (ages 10, 7, & 4). We purchased the combo ticket which included the dome theater. At just $1 extra to add that on, its worth it, but be prepared to select your show & time...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

It is super fun for younger kids (less than 7-8 years old) to get hands on learning about science. The main exhibit is super cool with lots on brain games. You could spend an entire day playing with and solving the brain games. It is...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

I was afraid the kids would get tired of the museum, but they beg and beg to go back. They also bring in new exhibits that the kids love to go check out. The medieval area is so much fun and the miniature town could...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

This is place is nice to take kids for an entire day. There are a lot of stuff for kids to do, to discover, to learn, and, of course, to explore. We also watched the 3D presentation Supervolcanoes and it is a "must to do",...More

Thank Sidney S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Not bad, but this science museum in very much geared towards kids. We went in thinking this was going to be more a St Louis Science Center type place. I would actually categorize this as more of a children's museum ( which everyone we talked...More

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Valerie P
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas throughout the site for toddler,depending on what exhibits are showing.
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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.
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K S B
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.
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