Exhibits

Rivet an airplane wing. Chuck buffalo chips. Marvel at a miniaturized 1950s Kansas. Rule a medieval castle. Get comfortable in a giant meadowlark nest. These one-of-a-kind experiences and more await you in our 12 dynamic exhibit galleries packed with hands-on science fun for the entire family.

Traveling Exhibits

POPnology

Discover how pop culture and technology collide to fuse science fiction into science fact.

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Moshe Safdie Study Drawings

Study never-before-seen sketches and learn about the architecture of Exploration Place.

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Permanent Exhibits

Big Mouth

Our whimsical 7-foot replica of the human mouth is full of fun facts about why it’s the gateway to maintaining a healthy body.

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Bridging Art & Science

Area artists creatively express their interpretations of our exhibits and programs.

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CreatorSpace

Put your imagination to the test in our museum’s maker space.

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Design Build Fly

Soar into this award-winning exhibit to reveal how planes are created in Wichita aircraft plants.

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Explore Kansas

Our sunflower state pride bursts to life as you uncover the fascinating elements of Kansas’ land, water, weather and the life that it supports.

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Kansas in Miniature

It’s a small world after all? Well, it is when you enter this intricate, animated display of 1950s Kansas landmarks, buildings, structures and more.

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Kansas Kids Connect

Interest in STEM can spark within even the youngest of learners. Ignite the spark in your little ones as they investigate from farm to city and back again!

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KEVA

What will you build with these ingeniously simple wooden blocks?

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Making A Landmark

Our science center lives in a world-class facility unlike any other. Delve into our building’s challenging and innovative design and construction.

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Nano

Get up close with this big little science. Find out how we use it in the real world (Ant-Man, we see you) and its implications on our society.

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Where Kids Rule

Have fun storming the castle!

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Exploration Park

Head to the great outdoors and relax in the tree-lined picnic grove, tackle the fun play structures or just take a quiet stroll along the Arkansas River walking paths.

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Sun, Earth, Universe

Three, two, one…blast off! Connect with current NASA science research and take off on a journey to investigate the universe. Build a model spacecraft for your own mission to space.

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