Exploration Place

Exploration Place events

  • 2017-12-13 10:30 AM - 2017-12-13 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-15 10:30 AM - 2017-12-15 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-17 12:00 PM - 2017-12-17 3:00 PM
     Vatavian Fighters Sundays, noon - 3 p.m. - July 23 - Oct. 29 - Dec. 3 - Dec. 10 - Dec. 17 Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • 2017-12-17 1:00 PM - 2017-12-17 4:00 PM
    Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc. - Sunday, July 23, 1 - 4 p.m. (Engineering) - Sunday, Oct. 29, 1- 4 p.m. (General activities) - Sunday, Dec. 17, 1 - 4 p.m. (Medieval scavenger hunt) Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • 2017-12-18 9:00 AM - 2017-12-18 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories! Aircraft Service Monday, Dec. 18 Investigate what kind of maintenance and service needs to be conducted on an aircraft before it can fly. Testing to Failure Tuesday, Dec. 19 Construct parts of an aircraft and determine how much bend, twist and weight they can take before they break. Shaping Up Wednesday, Dec. 20 Adjust aircraft design to maximize the lift and see how high it can go. Training for Take-off Thursday, Dec. 21 Become a pilot in-training for the day! Work your mind and body to get ready for flight. Pieces and Parts Friday, Dec. 22 Design and build aircraft components using specialized tools. Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
     
  • 2017-12-19 9:00 AM - 2017-12-19 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories! Aircraft Service Monday, Dec. 18 Investigate what kind of maintenance and service needs to be conducted on an aircraft before it can fly. Testing to Failure Tuesday, Dec. 19 Construct parts of an aircraft and determine how much bend, twist and weight they can take before they break. Shaping Up Wednesday, Dec. 20 Adjust aircraft design to maximize the lift and see how high it can go. Training for Take-off Thursday, Dec. 21 Become a pilot in-training for the day! Work your mind and body to get ready for flight. Pieces and Parts Friday, Dec. 22 Design and build aircraft components using specialized tools. Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
     
  • 2017-12-19 10:30 AM - 2017-12-19 11:00 AM
    TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup 3rd Tuesday of each month 10:30 - 11 a.m. Ages 2 - 5 with adult TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members. Dates: July 18 Aug 15 Sept 19 Oct 17 Nov 21 Dec 19
  • 2017-12-20 9:00 AM - 2017-12-20 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories! Aircraft Service Monday, Dec. 18 Investigate what kind of maintenance and service needs to be conducted on an aircraft before it can fly. Testing to Failure Tuesday, Dec. 19 Construct parts of an aircraft and determine how much bend, twist and weight they can take before they break. Shaping Up Wednesday, Dec. 20 Adjust aircraft design to maximize the lift and see how high it can go. Training for Take-off Thursday, Dec. 21 Become a pilot in-training for the day! Work your mind and body to get ready for flight. Pieces and Parts Friday, Dec. 22 Design and build aircraft components using specialized tools. Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
     
  • 2017-12-20 10:30 AM - 2017-12-20 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-21 9:00 AM - 2017-12-21 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories! Aircraft Service Monday, Dec. 18 Investigate what kind of maintenance and service needs to be conducted on an aircraft before it can fly. Testing to Failure Tuesday, Dec. 19 Construct parts of an aircraft and determine how much bend, twist and weight they can take before they break. Shaping Up Wednesday, Dec. 20 Adjust aircraft design to maximize the lift and see how high it can go. Training for Take-off Thursday, Dec. 21 Become a pilot in-training for the day! Work your mind and body to get ready for flight. Pieces and Parts Friday, Dec. 22 Design and build aircraft components using specialized tools. Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
     
  • 2017-12-22 9:00 AM - 2017-12-22 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories! Aircraft Service Monday, Dec. 18 Investigate what kind of maintenance and service needs to be conducted on an aircraft before it can fly. Testing to Failure Tuesday, Dec. 19 Construct parts of an aircraft and determine how much bend, twist and weight they can take before they break. Shaping Up Wednesday, Dec. 20 Adjust aircraft design to maximize the lift and see how high it can go. Training for Take-off Thursday, Dec. 21 Become a pilot in-training for the day! Work your mind and body to get ready for flight. Pieces and Parts Friday, Dec. 22 Design and build aircraft components using specialized tools. Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
     
  • 2017-12-22 10:30 AM - 2017-12-22 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-25 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.
  • 2017-12-27 9:00 AM - 2017-12-27 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories!   Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-12-27 10:30 AM - 2017-12-27 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-28 9:00 AM - 2017-12-28 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories!   Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-12-29 9:00 AM - 2017-12-29 4:00 PM

    Take off with the new Design Build Fly exhibit

    Use aviation tools and techniques – just like workers in the factories!   Fix It Wednesday, Dec. 27 It’s broken, so fix it! Use real aviation techniques to repair broken aircraft. Future of Flight Thursday, Dec. 28 Keep soaring to new heights as you dream of the future in aviation and space flight. Amazing Aircraft Friday, Dec. 29 Delve into the safety, comfort and decorative designing of aircraft.
     Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35 Nonmember: $40

    Winter Break Special Pricing

    Package A - Choose all eight workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose five workshops and save 10%! Call 316.660.0620 to get your discounts! Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-12-29 10:30 AM - 2017-12-29 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits.

    September: Mini-Agents of S.T.E.M.

    • Science Heroes Sept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker Tots Sept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant Leaps Sept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and Counting Sept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar System Oct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our Moon Oct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and Stars Oct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space Tools Oct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • Sights Nov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • Sounds Nov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • Touch Nov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and Taste Nov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and Rockets Dec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling Critters Dec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and Trains Dec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and Fish Dec. 27 or Dec. 29
     Prices
    Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-12-30 6:30 PM - 2017-12-30 10:30 PM
    Saturday, Dec. 30 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For ages 17 and older. Jam to three Pink Floyd Cosmic Light Shows: Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall and Wish You Were Here. Admission: $13/all three shows (per night, per person, plus tax).
  • 2018-01-08 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-01-15 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-01-22 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-01-29 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-02-05 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-02-12 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-02-19 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  
  • 2018-02-26 All day
    Exploration Place Hours* Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m. **Closed Mondays starting September 11. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open Mondays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. October 23, November 20, December 18 and January 1.  

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