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Exploration Place

300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
+1 316-660-0600
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A tale of two visits

As a kid, I came here once in 6th grade and had fun. As an adult, I brought my kids and we did ok... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
via mobile
Fun stop with our grandson

We ended up here by accident - but WOW - this place has a lot to offer! We spent the morning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HeatherF475
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Marion, Kansas
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Delve into hundreds of interactive exhibits that stimulate the mind and teach about science, and that's only inside the main building. Outside there's a park where visitors can observe Kansas wildlife in a wetlands habitat and dig for archeological treasures inside a giant sandbox.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (41 reviews)
“science museum” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
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+1 316-660-0600
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"traveling exhibits"
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"all ages"
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"science museum"
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"dome theatre"
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"hands on activities"
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"super hero"
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"older kids"
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"great for kids"
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"permanent exhibits"
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"admission price"
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"kids love"
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"interesting things"
in 4 reviews
"fun place"
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"something for everyone"
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"snack bar"
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"lots of fun"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a kid, I came here once in 6th grade and had fun. As an adult, I brought my kids and we did ok. My kids loved it, but I noticed there were multiple exhibits that only partially worked or didn’t work at all. The...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here by accident - but WOW - this place has a lot to offer! We spent the morning exploring the exhibits, everything is very hands on and the employees were all very passionate about their jobs and really engaged with the kids....More

Thank HeatherF475
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 3 hours with our 3 children here (ages 10, 7, & 4). We purchased the combo ticket which included the dome theater. At just $1 extra to add that on, its worth it, but be prepared to select your show & time...More

Thank A6498TDrebeccaw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is super fun for younger kids (less than 7-8 years old) to get hands on learning about science. The main exhibit is super cool with lots on brain games. You could spend an entire day playing with and solving the brain games. It is...More

Thank vakula98
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was afraid the kids would get tired of the museum, but they beg and beg to go back. They also bring in new exhibits that the kids love to go check out. The medieval area is so much fun and the miniature town could...More

Thank staciebecker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is place is nice to take kids for an entire day. There are a lot of stuff for kids to do, to discover, to learn, and, of course, to explore. We also watched the 3D presentation Supervolcanoes and it is a "must to do",...More

Thank Sidney S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Not bad, but this science museum in very much geared towards kids. We went in thinking this was going to be more a St Louis Science Center type place. I would actually categorize this as more of a children's museum ( which everyone we talked...More

Thank TaraMcConkey
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is an interactive museum with 4 wings, some of which are more interesting than others, depending on the age of the child (if you're going with one). There's a medieval area (with a small catapult you can fire), a place about flight, a large...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Exploration Place has ongoing exhibits in science and other areas! There are sites where children can try to solve a problem. There is usually an outstanding exhibit to teach children and adults. The current one is Rescue where individuals can participate in Fire, Storm, Sea,...More

Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This was a very interactive and entertaining place. It would be very good for younger kids. I don’t believe older kids would be entertained for too long, it had smaller, interactive exhibits that took roughly 5 minutes to complete or be tired of. It was...More

Thank Alex N
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Valerie P
7 January 2018|
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Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas throughout the site for toddler,depending on what exhibits are showing.
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U1761ECsusanl
14 January 2017|
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Response from EPwichita | Property representative |
There are a limited amount of wheelchairs available on a first come, first served basis.
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K S B
28 November 2016|
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Response from TKtravels10 | Reviewed this property |
2-4 hours depending on the age and attention span of your children.
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