Visit the New Immersive Winter Wonderland Experience at Exploration Place


Winter Wonderland Exploration PlaceWICHITA, Kansas — Exploration Place has a new winter exhibit! They recently renovated their gallery to turn it into a winter wonderland experience called Arctic Adventure. Arctic Adventure – an indoor polar playground – opens Friday, Nov. 4 and runs through Jan. 8.

Arctic Adventure: The New Winter Exhibit at Exploration Place

Enjoy an indoor winter wonderland filled with interactive games, skating in your socks, tons of photo ops and an absolute WOW moment for kids of all ages.

What to Expect

Step inside this interactive family adventure filled with falling snow, virtual games, hands-on challenges and more. Things like:

  • Sock Skating – “ice skate in your socks, a kid-friendly activity that utilizes SuperGlide synthetic ice. (Kid favorite: it starts “snowing”)!
  • Arctic Arcade – interactive wall games, including a virtual snowball fight; multiplayer team games; and a chance to clean a Yeti’s teeth, and more. 
  • Giant Snow Globe – Step inside a life-size snow globe and snap a family picture to remember your visit to Arctic Adventure!

Winter Wonderland Exploration Place


Monday – Sunday: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-8pm


This arctic exhibit is included with regular admission. 
Members: Free
Adults (12-64): $12
Youth (3-11): $10
2 & Under: Free

Check out the winter exhibit here!

Be sure to check out the Exploration Place Memberships as they are a great value for local families. And we love memberships because you can use them for discounts or even free admission at other science museums around the country!

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