Around Kentucky Gallery

Enjoy a journey through time with a trip down the Kentucky River! Discover the power of hydroelectricity, the engineering behind locks and dams, and even create a drought in this awesome water experience! Discover nocturnal animals, underground rivers, and even minerals in our make believe cave! A Kentucky exhibition wouldn’t be complete without horses! Groom, dress and even ‘ride’ two 6 feet tall horses! Attention: due to safety issues with COVID 19, the river is currently closed.

Healthy Me Gallery

Look in our giant mouth and see many teeth. Do you know what’s hidden below your gumline? Check out our giant brain to learn about what different parts of your brain control.

Explorium Way

Kids can take on the role of many different professions in this gallery including banker, television reporter, veterinarian, doctor, lawyer, judge, and farmer. Our young professionals can look in the bank vault, report from multiple sites, care for dogs and cats, learn about their body, participate in a trial, and even milk a cow and take vegetables to the market!

Wonder Woods

Need a break with your toddler? Check out our new area with an "outdoor" area with lilypads and lady bugs. Explore inside the house and have some quiet reading time or play in the kitchen. You won't want to miss our tiny tot fountain in this area dedicated just for 3 year olds and under! Attention: Due to safety issues with COVID 19, the water feature is closed.

Physics and Space

Have you ever wondered about space? In this exhibit, learn about gravity, momentum, shadows, and even fly an F-16! Don’t forget to take your picture walking on the moon! Place a scarf in the inlet boxes of the Zoom Tubes and watch as it spirals through clear tubing. There are endless opportunities to creative a masterpiece using our giant Light Bright.

Small World and Bone Zone

Discover the teeny truths about insects! Find out which bug glows under blacklight, and even wave hello to our Goliath Bird-eating Tarantula, Hercules! Dig through the past in our Dino Dig, make your own dinosaur footprints, create a dinosaur and dino name, play games about dinosaurs. Bone Zone is sponsored by G and J Pepsi.

Homes Around the World

Take a trip to four countries around the world in minutes! This exhibit is the perfect backdrop for dress up and dramatic play in one of our four homes, Samoan fale, American adobe, Mauritanian mud brick, and Turkish nomadic! Take a ride on the camel and cook out on our new campfire! Attention: Due to safety issues with COVID 19, the augmented sand table is closed.

Bubble Zone

Discover the world from inside a bubble, create a bubble wall, or blow countless bubbles from our soapy well!

Sketch Pad

Explorium’s art room with all sorts of great ideas and materials to make your own creations! Open Tuesday – Sunday 1-5 and on weekends there are guided activities with an Explorium staff member or kids can create on their own. This area is currently closed due to COVID 19.


The Explorium has a gift store with fun toys, games, and kits for kids!

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