VISIT FREE THIS SUMMER

Sunflower Summer, a program provided by the Kansas State Department of Education, provides a wide variety of ways for families to get out, explore something new and enjoy time together. Available for Kansas families with kids from Pre-K through 12th grade. Download the Sunflower Summer app for a free All-Access Pass to Exploration Place! The last day to use your Sunflower Summer passport is Sunday, August 14.

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A Summer of Magic
Dome Theater Experience

Exploration Place is bringing the world of Harry Potter to Wichita! Each week our wizard and muggle guests will watch one movie in the series on the dome screen with booming surround sound. Before the show, participate in themed classes and interactives. Butterbeer will flow freely!

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Dogs! A Science Tail

Step into a dog’s world through playful, immersive science exhibits. Test your running pace against the top speeds of different dog breeds, Experience the world the way dogs do—nose first!—by sniffing out hidden smells. Get inside a dog’s head to see and hear like a dog. Explore dogs’ diverse physical abilities and specialized senses and more!

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Superpower Dogs
Now playing in The Dome!

Discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers as we follow 6 canine heroes, and their human partners, in a story of bravery, triumph, hope and heart. 

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Health Inside Out

This wonderfully weird new permanent exhibit will be a hub of discovery, fascination and respect for the human body – inside and out! Join is in the health arcade. Now open, exclusively at Exploration Place.

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EVEREST

The dramatic, true story of an expedition of four climbers on their journey to the summit of Mount Everest. Join us in the digital dome theater for an immersive perspective of the world’s tallest mountain and the Sherpa culture and tradition that permeates the Everest experience.

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A SUMMER OF MAGIC
HARRY POTTER DOME THEATER EXPERIENCE

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