MAKE STEM MAGIC HAPPEN FOR
MORE CHILDREN IN OUR COMMUNITY

Give today to inspire more kids in our community and give them confidence to dream about becoming scientists, builders, electricians, computer programmers and so much more.

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Do you have what it takes?

Blast off with Exploration Place’s new exhibition: Astronaut.

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Experience man’s first steps on the Moon

With a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm footage and audio recordings, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is there during those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Now playing in the dome theater.

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SANTA’S PANCAKE PARTY

We’re decking our halls, donning our festive pajamas and prepping the pancakes! Santa is on his way to Exploration Place. Join us for a breakfast event your whole family is sure to remember.

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THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE IS YOURS

Over the years, hundreds of thousands of guests have sat on the edge of their seats to watch science come to life in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio.  After hosting more than 16,000 live science shows in 21 years, the studio is more than ready for an upgrade. A transformation is scheduled for spring 2022 and we invite you to NAME A SEAT!

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ORBIT ACADEMY

Journey to the edge of the atmosphere with our new Live Science Show and learn all about the ups and downs of citizen space travel from our elite trainers in this twenty-five-minute orientation to space.

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Bridging Art and Science

View a collection of prints from NASA’S Art Program which was established as a way to document NASA’s story in a unique way, providing a historical record and inspiring a sense of national pride and shared accomplishment. These pieces help us look back and fully appreciate all that NASA and their programs have achieved. 

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