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STEM For All

You can help make STEM learning accessible to all with your donation to Exploration Place this holiday season.

Scholarships for field trips and summer camps, off-site programs in low-income areas and participation in accessible museum admission programs are offset by generous donors and community partners. Will you help us provide STEM For All?

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Nov. 4 – Jan. 8 Arctic Adventure

Catch falling snowflakes, glide on a sock skating rink, traverse the wonderland walkway, join an indoor snowball fight in the arctic arcade, step inside a giant snow globe and more!

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Sept. 23 – Jan. 8 Thomas & Friends

Step inside the world’s most beloved engine while surrounded by the Island of Sodor’s iconic locations: Knapford Station, Sodor Steamworks and much more.

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Live Science Show Anxiety Busters

Join us as we uncover the science of staying calm. Leave equipped with the tools to conquer calm as you become an official member of the Anxiety Busters!

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New Permanent Exhibit! Health Inside Out

Explore the wonderfully weird new permanent exhibit that is a hub of discovery, fascination and respect for the human body—inside and out!

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NOW SHOWING Kansas: An Immersive Dome Experience

Immerse yourself in The Dome  to experience the beauty and wonder of the Sunflower State from the unique perspective of a drone.

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Exploration Place is Kansas’ premier science center, inspiring a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all ages.

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Visitor Reviews

“This place was absolutely amazing. So much for children and adults to do and learn!”

Ryan Yungeberg

"I have been to the Exploration Place several times over the years when various family members come to visit. It NEVER disappoints! The Dome Theater is a great twist on immersive film watching and the exhibits range from Aerospace, Health Habits to Kansas geography and history. This doesn't even factor in the traveling exhibits which has covered superheroes to world record holders. This place has your kids covered for all ages and allows with a lot of interaction. Can't forget that Arkansas River view either!"

Brandon Williams

“We came from Manitoba, Canada. Loved it here! We brought six kids, and they all had a blast. Love how hands-on it is, and the exhibits are very well done! Would totally do this again! Thank you for an awesome time!”

Mindy Reimer

“I have been a visitor since my son was a small boy. We had countless trips under our belt, and now he is just a semester away from his Civil Engineering degree. The only credit I deserve is instilling a desire to understand mechanisms by nurturing curiosity. Exploration Place is priceless, [expanding] the minds of our children beyond what any parent can teach or even conceive.”

Randy Sebastian