If you’re looking for something to do in Wichita, you might want to plan a trip to the Boeing Dome Theater at Exploration Place. There are movies for every age, and tickets are just $3 for children ages 3-11, $4 for seniors 65+, and $5 for adults. General museum admission is not required to see movies in the dome theater.
Experience the Aurora captures the breathtaking phenomena of the Aurora Borealis. The movie was produced especially for dome theaters and gives audiences the opportunity to experience and understand the mysteries of the Northern Lights. Tuesday – Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. (Showtimes subject to change.)
Chirpie’s Magical Sky is intended for young audiences. Children from 2 to 4 years old will experience spring rain showers, bask under the summer sun, dodge colorful falling autumn leaves, and more with the help of Chirpie, a smart and friendly bird. Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. (Showtimes subject to change.)
Wildest Weather in the Solar System gives you a front-row seat to the most beautiful and powerful weather in space. Fly through the thick atmosphere of Venus, encounter magnetic storms on the sun, plunge through liquid methane showers on Titan and hang on for violent anticyclones whirling at hundreds of miles per hour on Jupiter. Tuesdays through Sundays at 2 p.m. (Showtimes subject to change.)
Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon Cosmic Light Show is intended for audiences 17 and older. Dizzying light shows and psychedelic graphics are set to the music of this famous 70s band, played in full 5.1 surround sound. Saturdays at 4 p.m. (Showtimes subject to change.)
Date Tuesday through Sunday, most weeks of the year. Dates and times are subject to change. Call (316) 660-0600 to confirm daily show times.
Location Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Cost General museum admission is not required to do the dome.
$5 (adult 12 – 64)
$3 (3 – 11)
$4 (65 and older)
Free (2 and under)
For more info Exploration Place Dome Theater and Planetarium