Design Build Fly

All-New Aviation Exhibit Now Open

Soar into this completely renovated 5,100 square-foot aviation exhibit gallery and encounter dozens of hands-on activities that reveal what happens behind-the-scenes in Wichita's aircraft plants.

Exhibit Highlights

  • Design an airplane's seat - just how comfortable should it be?
  • Choose a mission and develop a cargo, military, or ambulance plane.
  • Test landing gear.
  • Enter the 10-foot long 737 fuselage theater and experience stories about our local industry.
  • Climb into a luxurious executive jet and pretend you're a superstar or business mogul.
  • Plot a flight path to an exotic destination using GPS.
  • And much more!

Included with general museum admission, free for members.

Get involved!
Exploration Place is seeking volunteers who are current and former aviation professionals. We can work with your schedule! For more information contact: Sabrina Watie , Volunteer Coordinator 316-660-0688 or