Cart 0

Explore the Past,
Ignite the future.

 

The MAP is OPEN today, January 23.

Science Happy Hour is canceled Wednesday Jan 23 and is rescheduled for Wednesday Jan 30.

 
 
 
 
home_building_image.png
 

Explore +

Discover the Universe

Discover the universe in your own back yard! From dinosaurs, to the ancient seas, to the wonders of Stonehenge, you’ll immerse yourself in the magic of natural history and science.

home_become-a-member_image.png

MAP Membership

MAP Members have FREE and UNLIMITED access to all exhibitions, experiences, regularly scheduled programs, exclusive events, and a variety of discounts at Prairiefire.

Educator Resources

Book field trips, attend special events and programming, download our standard-exceeding teaching resources, and receive membership discounts as part of our education community.

1 home wed pic.jpg

Magical Events

Write history by hosting your special occasion, company event, meetings, and more at the MAP. Our unmatchable venues will make your event the highlight of the year! Photo Grant Watkins

home_support-kc-urban-advantage_image.png

KC Urban Advantage

Help break the cycle of poverty in Kansas City by increasing confidence and ability in academic achievement for underserved students through supporting KC Urban Advantage (KCUA).

Programming + Events

The MAP hosts regularly scheduled programming for community members of all ages. From Little Explorers Club to Science Happy Hours, we’ve got something for learners of every age and interest.

A little love +

 
home_reviews_image.png
 

Now open +

home_savage-ancient-seas-feature_image.png

Savage Ancient Seas

Discover the Western Interior Seaway

home_higgs-boson-feature_image.png

In Search of the Higgs boson

finding the “god particle” through art.

MAP Web NOW OPEN Outnumbered.jpg

Coming Soon: OUTNUMBERED

THE INCREDIBLE LIVES OF INSECTS.

Stonehenge VR

Transport your mind to the historic English landmark with cutting-edge technology.