Exploration Place will be closed on Saturday, March 2 for Death by Chocolate.
Make A DonationSupport Exploration Place in Our Mission
Our mission is to inspire a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution, Exploration Place is supported by admissions, membership dues, public support, and voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.
How You Can Help
Please consider supporting Exploration Place in our mission to inspire a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all. To make a donation to a fund of your choice, you may view all options here. Otherwise, we encourage you to choose one of the ideas featured below! All gifts are tax-deductible.
Support a Featured Initiative
STEM For All
Your gift helps make STEM learning available for all! Exploration Place offers free field trips to low-income schools, free admission for low-income families and 200 needs-based summer camp scholarships annually. Gifts to the the STEM for All fund also grant active duty military families free admission during the summer. Additionally, Exploration Place delivers STEM learning to hospitalized children, kids in rural areas and students in USD 259’s Newcomers program for whom English is a second language.Donate Now
Join the Explorer Society
Give $1,000 or more annually!Explorer Society is Exploration Place’s patron program for gifts of $1,000 or more annually. Members of Explorer Society receive insider access to Exploration Place, including exclusive evenings celebrating new exhibits and other VIP experiences. Explorer Society members also receive a complimentary premium Exploration Place membership and all associated benefits, including free admission to The Dome all year and free admission to more than 300 science centers across the country through the Association of Science and Technology Centers Travel Passport Program.Learn More