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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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  • Capacity: 2000
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  • Days & Hours: Sun-Mon Noon-5pm, Tues-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm
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  • Group Min: 15
  • Group Rate: yes
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  • Price Range: $3-$8
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  • Tour Length: Call 265-4285 for details
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  • Days & Hours: T-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5
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  • Group Rate: On Request
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  • 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.
  • Exhibits 5
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3575
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Theatre Capacity 165
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 60
The Grand Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 210
  • Reception Capacity: 400
The Main Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
  • Banquet Capacity: 210
  • Reception Capacity: 400
The Board Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 700
  • Reception Capacity: 28
Kemper Creative Learning Studio
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1250
  • Theater Capacity: 150
Discovery room B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 750
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
WaterWay Cafe
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Banquet Capacity: 85