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Exploration Place

Welcome to the state’s premier science center – Exploration Place! Parked along the picturesque Arkansas River, Exploration Place inspires the next generation of Wichita scientists and engineers. The interactive museum emphasizes aviation, Kansas geography and hosts traveling exhibits that showcase the importance of math and science in the world around us. Permanent exhibits include: - Big Mouth Exhibit - Bridging Art & Science -CreatorSpace - Design Build Fly - Explore Kansas - Kansas in Miniature - Kansas Kids Connect - KEVA: Build Your Mind - Making a Landmark - Nano - The Vanishing Cowboy - Where Kids Rule Visitors can also enjoy the Dome Theater, Explore Store as well as the outdoor Exploration Park.

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  • Exploration Place
  • 300 N McLean Blvd.
  • Wichita, KS 67203
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  • Capacity: 2000
  • Child Rate:
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Days & Hours: Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday - Sunday:10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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  • Group Min: 15
  • Group Rate: yes
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  • Handicap Accessible:
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  • Non-Smoking Facility:
  • Not for Profit:
  • Price Range: $3-$8
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  • Senior Rate:
  • Tour Length: Call 265-4285 for details
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  • Exhibits Space
  • Description Exploration Place's dramatic architecture and stunning views serve as a compelling background, matched only by its extraordinary exhibits, high-tech theaters, and unique outdoor spaces.
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  • Reception Capacity 800
  • Banquet Capacity 400
  • Number of Rooms 9
Exhibit Building (includes The Grand Hall)
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 1000
Classrooms
  • Theater Capacity: 25
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
The Board Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Main Lobby + Promenade
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 250
WaterWay Hall + Terrace
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 800
Explorer Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 15
Kemper Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 145
Digital Dome Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 165
Festival Plaza
  • Banquet Capacity: 750
  • Reception Capacity: 1200
Picnic Grove
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Outdoor Walkway
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 200
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