Events

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A Summer of Magic: Harry Potter Dome Theater Experience

July and August 2022

REVELIO 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 provided by a variety of Hogsmeade shops and magical places. Butterbeer will […]

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Meet aibo, the A.I. Dog

May 27 - October 3

Aibo is a life-like robotic puppy powered by artificial intelligence. She grows each day and learns about her environment, trainers and tricks. Find Aibo in the Dogs! A Science Tail exhibit or roaming around the museum with her trainer. Have you ever met a robot puppy?   *Schedule subject to change

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K-9 Search and Rescue Demos

August 27

Join the super dogs of Kansas as they demonstrate the power of their nose! Each of these rescue dogs have spent years honing in their senses to track missing people in wilderness and urban environments. During each demo, watch these tracking skills come to life as they find a missing person right before your eyes. […]

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Fiesta Hispana

Saturday, September 11

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. Indoor stage performances featuring mariachi band, folklorico dancers, matachines dancers, singers, fashion show and more!  • Fashion Show by Mary’s Fashion Boutique • Music by […]

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Flying High for Kids Hangar Party

September 23

Join us at a rocking Stearman Field airplane hangar to benefit Exploration Place’s Opportunity Program for STEM education. The Hangar Party is hosted by Sue & Kenny Doonan, Pat & Leroy Thompson and Sierra Scott & Harrison Schenk. Hangar Party Friday, September 23 | 6 – 10 p.m. Burgers, Drinks and Dessert Doonans’ Hangar at […]

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Death By Chocolate

March 4, 2023

With a reputation as Wichita’s most dynamic and fun event, the 17th annual Death By Chocolate looks to be the biggest yet! As always, there will be an opportunity to feast on the very best local sweet/savory food and delectable drinks, while being entertained by top musical talent. Best of all, you will be helping support the […]

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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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