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Lots for & lots of kids

The exploration place has lots of exhibits for kids. The new aviation exhibits are especially good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arnold T
Geneseo, United States
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Free admission and free entertainment

This place is awesome for kids and parents. Located in the heart of Wichita, kids love the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Judith C
Wichita, 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...more
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300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203-5901
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The exploration place has lots of exhibits for kids. The new aviation exhibits are especially good and are aimed at a wide range of ages, toddler and up. There is a traveling exhibit area that is currently hosting exhibits on sharks. The medieval display has...More

Thank Arnold T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is awesome for kids and parents. Located in the heart of Wichita, kids love the interactive entertainment and parents enjoy the FREE time. The indoor castle was my grandson ‘s favorite. The shark exhibit is very good. The only thing you pay for...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the exhibits and the castle is so much fun!!! My favorite was the miniature town!the staff was friendly and helpful!

Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful learning experience for youngsters. As with many such places some exhibits didn't work, but still a great place to take youngsters.

Thank Randy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very neat place. It is much better to have a child with you as a lot of the items are for children to explore. But we had a great time. The shark exhibit was what we went for and that did not...More

Thank JDSmom122602
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been a number of years since we had been to Exploration Place, but today we were able to take our three-year-old grandson. It was blazing hot outside, which made this visit even better; and the fact that it was not inordinately crowded was...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED the exploration place, we got to do a toddler class all about wheels for my 3 year old, and still had hours to explore after wards! We loved all the rooms, and the hands on experience. We had a hot dog and chips...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something here for everyone young and old. So many cool exhibits and they change several times a year. Plenty of room for parties and receptions right on the river

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

What a great place for a party and other things. We were there over the weekend for a party and it was wonderful. The gift shop is just what you would expect, overpriced toys. But the overall experience is wonderful and the attractions are top...More

Thank Stacy R
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Too expensive for what is available. The kids have a great time, but you really only need to go once.

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Valerie P
7 January 2018|
Response from Bob G | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas throughout the site for toddler,depending on what exhibits are showing.
15 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.
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.