Congratulations on completing the Summer Reading Program! Redeem this coupon and get one free child or teen admission to Exploration Place.
Sink your teeth into an amazing ‘out of water’ shark experience! Whether sharks fill you with fear or fascination, you’ll be hooked from start to finish with this exciting exhibit.
Leave the outside world behind and dive into the incredible underwater world of sharks – without even getting your feet wet. Trace millions of years of evolution, come face-to-face with the great white shark, learn the true impact of the shark fin trade and gain a whole new level of respect for the ocean’s oldest and most effective predator.
Discover the origins of toys, who made them, and why they are fun and dear to us. Find out why some toys succeeded and some failed, which toys have become collector’s items and why. Snap a photo op with a Monopoly car token big enough to sit in and an 8-foot high Etch-A-Sketch, the world‘s largest. Play in a life-size dollhouse. Plus much more!
Soar into this completely renovated 5,100 square-foot permanent aviation exhibit gallery and encounter dozens of hands-on activities that reveal what happens behind-the-scenes in Wichita’s aircraft plants. Design an airplane’s seat – just how comfortable should it be? Choose a mission and develop a cargo, military, or ambulance plane. Test landing gear. Enter the 10-foot long 717 fuselage theater and experience stories about our local industry. Climb into a luxurious executive jet and pretend you’re a superstar or business mogul. Control a UAV. Plot a flight path to an exotic destination using GPS. And much more!