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Food Truck Thursdays

Thursdays at Exploration Place just got more awesome! Mark your calendars for weekly Food Truck Thursday events continuing into the fall and winter. Chow down with Wichita’s best food trucks, […]

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Fiesta Hispana

September 19, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Enjoy crafts, play games, savor delicious food, party on with music and dance, rev your engines with low riders, and explore all of our exhibit galleries. […]

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October 3, 2021

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Exploration Place is thrilled to be a part of Riverfest through STEM City! Learn about and play with the gadgetry that fuels workforce creativity and […]

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October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021

Spooky season has begun! Join us for a fun-filled, family friendly character Boo’reakfast event that is sure to become an annual tradition. Feast on Boo’rito bowls among other delicious treats. […]

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Hocus Pocus – Dome Experience

Sistaaaahs! It’s been 300 years and you’ve been waiting patiently. The black flame candle has been lit and your favorite witches are back! Join Winifred, Sarah, and Mary at Exploration […]

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Ethics of Space Exploration

November 11, 2021

Guest Speaker: Dr. James S.J. Schwartz, PhD Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wichita State University November 11 at 7 p.m. in Exploration Place’s Kemper Creative Learning Studio Join us as […]

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Pizza to Star Command

November 13, 2021

Your favorite Space Ranger has been given a mission by Star Command: to find the best pizza in the galaxy. He’s going to need your help! Join Buzz and taste […]

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Gingerbread Village

What if you could live in a house made of gingerbread and candy? How would you decorate it? What candy and colors would you include? Gingerbread Village is your opportunity […]

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Santa’s Pancake Party

December 18, 2021 - December 19, 2021

We’re decking our halls, donning our festive pajamas, and prepping the pancakes! Santa is on his way to Exploration Place. Join us on December 18th and 19th for a breakfast […]

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Death By Chocolate

April 30, 2022

Indulge in delicious delights for STEM education! Sample the very best local sweet/savory food and delectable drinks, while being entertained by top musical talent. SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 30, […]

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You may have been to Exploration Place with your family or friends and experienced our exhibits, dome theater films and special events. Now, imagine our museum in a different light — the versatile venue of choice for your next company gathering, holiday party, meeting, wedding, reception or charity gala.

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