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

Astronaut: Do You Have What it Takes?

Blast off with Exploration Place’s new exhibition: Astronaut. Jump into your space suit and report for training, because the newest addition to the Exploration Place is out of this world! […]

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Drone-tography: The Elevated Eye

See stunning views of Wichita and Kansas from soaring heights.

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Permanent Exhibits

Design Build Fly

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

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Where Kids Rule

Have fun storming the castle!

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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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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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Bridging Art & Science

Artists creatively express their interpretations of topics within science, technology, engineering and math.

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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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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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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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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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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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