Making a Landmark
Explore the past
Follow the evolution of how Exploration Place became a world-class facility. Dive into the land’s history and river, and encounter the story of the building’s challenging construction and award-winning architectural design.
- Create a toroid sculpture.
- Discover the chemicals that give fireworks their colors.
- Use township, range and section to find the actual locations of some favorite Kansas in Miniature structures and land formations.
- Touch an interactive screen to see compelling photos and video of Exploration Place’s past and present.
- Examine a real thousands-of-years-old bison skull that was found during the excavation of Exploration Place's foundation.