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Exhibition - Pirates of Colonial America


This 2,500 sq ft turnkey exhibition was created for the beautiful Door County Maritime Museum of Sturgeon Bay, WI. After closing at the DCMM it gained new life as a traveling exhibition, Pirates of Colonial America, for the National Marine Manufacturers Association. 

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Exhibit - Vanishing Cowboys


Exploration Place created a popular Americana traveling exhibition, The Vanishing Cowboy, that has both historical and universal appeal. Photographed by the father and son team of Jim and Chris Bertoglio, the native Kansans captured the iconic symbol of the American West – the cowboy. 

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Set of Builders


  • One of a kind custom made set of builders made by Madison Children's Museum. 

  • Acrylic rods and 12-sided blocks to build structures with.


Bubble Tables


  • Lights work, bubble hoses require a motor to work (not included). Some refurbishment necessary. 

$600 each

Wind Garden


  • The hoses blow air. We used it to blow scarves and pinwheels - it was for young children to experience air.


Bernouli Tables


Pipe building stations to channel air and experiment with balls and scarves. 

$240 each

Puzzle Cube (Soma Cube)


  • Purchased from Safe Space Concepts and used for one year. It makes a cube approximately 30"  The "Puzzle Cube" is based on the  1933 Soma Cube. They have taken it to a size and construction that works well in  a commercial play environment: large and durable, yet easy to pick up and put  together. The cube forms are each 8" x 8" x 8" in various  combinations to form seven (7) different pieces that assemble to form a 2' x 2'  x 2' Cube. There are many ways to solve the puzzle, but it takes time and  patience to figure it out.


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  • A scale to weigh bean bags or other objects to determine which is heavier


Follow the Leader


Based on the game "Simon"


E-Vision Laser 8500 Digital Projector

E-Vision Laser 8500 DLP Projector Digital Projection EMEA

  • Purchased in 2018 for a project, but was never used.  This black projector was modified for this project and was wrapped in white vinyl, which can be removed.  The projector is new, but is too late to be returned.  MSRP is $17,995.

$15,000 or BO

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1800's Wagon

1800's Wagon

  • Once displayed in the Public Landing exhibit, depicting the 1850s Cincinnati riverfront.

  • Dimensions:  Overall: 72” H x 11’4” L x 74” W – the yolk adds another 11’ if assembled

  • Wheels are 40” in diameter

  • Ships on 1 standard and 2 oversized pallets

Net price:  $1,200 or BO



Fiberglass Allosaurus - A hollow, fiberglass allosaurus with a commanding presence. The dinosaur is mounted to a steel base with heavy-duty casters at each corner.



 While the prop is large, it is very lightweight and is easily and safely moved by just a few people. To navigate standard double-door frames, the dinosaur can be tipped with its head point down and then pushed through the door and stood up again.  



 Dimensions: Steel Base: 55” W x 72” L Overall: 9’ H x 20’ L – the width of the dinosaur is within the width of the base (55”)   

Price:  $6,000 or BO

Globe and Barrier

Globe and Barrier

An acrylic globe with stand and octagonal surrounding barrier.  This globe was originally designed for a children's exhibit highlighting a selection of relatable children from different cultures.

Globe and Barrier



Globe:  Assembled in 2 halves with a 42" diameter

Octagonal Barrier:  Assembled is 12'x 12'


1.  55"H x 96"L x 31"W

2.  32"H x 78"L x 40"W

3.  50"H x 115"L x 19"W

4.  22"H x 44"L x 44"W - pad wrapped globe base

Price:  $6,000 or BO

Contraption Table


This is a multi-use table with tons of storage.  It was used as a contraption table.  Visitors can create a contraption to ring a bell or start a flashing siren.  They are encouraged to create their own Rube Goldberg machine.  The exhibit tables have locking casters, laminate bases with lots of lockable storage.  

Contraption Table


The top is maple wood with a center of boat board pegboard so that dowel rods can be used for the contraptions. 

Contraption Table


Dimensions:  8' x 2'

Price:  $1,920

Magnetic Force Course


Kids observe how magnets can push on each other even when they are not in contact as they manipulate a set of magnetic bumpers to guide a magnetic puck down a ramp towards a goal.  

Magnetic Force Course


By setting up the bumpers before letting the puck slide down the ramp, kids learn to plan a path based on what their intuition about how magnetic repulsive force increases as the distance between magnets decreases.

Magnetic Force Course


Exhibit is on locking casters with a maple trim.  The front panel is high pressure laminate.  The exhibit comes with a set of magnetic pucks.

Dimensions:  9'2" x 2'10"

Price:  $3.240

DIY Ball Run


At the Do-It-Yourself Ball Run, kids can create their own marble roller coaster.  As they do, they observe and predict changes in speed, learn to control energy transformations and design and test their own solutions.  The DIY Ball Run takes the traditional idea of a marble roller coaster and adds the dimension of angled walls, gaps and the ability to work on both sides of a wall to encourage more creative ball run designs.  

DIY Ball Run


Exhibit is on locking casters and is easily reconfigurable.  Comes with a handy storage shelf on locking casters.

Dimensions:  10'h x 3'w

Price:  $3,600

Recycling Center


Four bins for holding materials.  Changeable panels above to put any necessary prompt.  Wood construction covered in laminate.  Lockable cabinets down below.  This was used to recycle materials used for flying machines.  There is an endless number of uses. 

Recycling Center


Dimensions:  7'6" x 3'

Price:  $2,760

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