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  • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2016.03.02

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

    • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
    • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
    • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

    February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

    • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
    • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
    • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
    • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

    March: Spring in Kansas

    • March 2 - Warmer Weather
    • March 9 - Windy Weather
    • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
    • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
    • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

    April: Insects and Bugs

    • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
    • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
    • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
    • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

     

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  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.05

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.06

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.

    Encounter this action packed medieval weapons simulation.

    Included in general museum admission, free for members.

  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.06

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2016.03.07

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.*Closed at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. Open Mondays starting mid-March through Labor Day.Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
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  • Children's Spanish Program
    10:10 AM-10:30 AM
    2016.03.09

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Learn Spanish vocabulary, such as colors and numbers, through song and play.Instruction provided by Zinta Inspired Language.Adult and Toddler (Ages 1 - 4)Wednesdays 10:10 - 10:30 a.m.

    • March 9
    • April 13
    • May 11
    • June 8

    Each class is limited to 30 participants. First-come, first-served.Included with general museum admission. Free for members.Located in Kansas Kids Connect.

  • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2016.03.09

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

    • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
    • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
    • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

    February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

    • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
    • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
    • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
    • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

    March: Spring in Kansas

    • March 2 - Warmer Weather
    • March 9 - Windy Weather
    • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
    • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
    • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

    April: Insects and Bugs

    • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
    • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
    • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
    • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

     

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  • School's Out Edventure: Opening Act
    9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2016.03.11

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Opening ActFriday, March 11Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m.Set the scene and learn the elements of stage design, special effects and pyrotechnics.Edventure Prices (per person, per day, plus tax)Member                                   $30Nonmember                            $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.)     $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.)            $5Call 316.660.0620 to sign up today.
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  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.12

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.13

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.

    Encounter this action packed medieval weapons simulation.

    Included in general museum admission, free for members.

  • Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.: Games
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.13

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.13

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.14

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
  • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.14

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.14

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
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  • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.15

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.15

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
  • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.15

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
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  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.16

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
  • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.16

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2016.03.16

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

    • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
    • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
    • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

    February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

    • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
    • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
    • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
    • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

    March: Spring in Kansas

    • March 2 - Warmer Weather
    • March 9 - Windy Weather
    • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
    • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
    • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

    April: Insects and Bugs

    • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
    • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
    • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
    • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

     

  • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.16

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
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    • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
      9:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2016.03.16

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
    • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
      9:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2016.03.16

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
    • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
      10:30 AM-11:30 AM
      2016.03.16

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

      • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
      • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
      • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

      February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

      • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
      • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
      • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
      • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

      March: Spring in Kansas

      • March 2 - Warmer Weather
      • March 9 - Windy Weather
      • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
      • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
      • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

      April: Insects and Bugs

      • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
      • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
      • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
      • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

       

    • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
      11:30 AM-12:00 PM
      2016.03.16

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

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  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.17

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
  • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.17

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.17

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
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  • TinkerTech Spring Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.18

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Spring EdventuresMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades 6 - 121 - 4 p.m.Tech: Musical Pi’sCreate Pi Day as you use Raspberry Pi’s and code to compose and perform your own musical stylings.Price (per person, plus tax)Member: $75Nonmember: $90
  • Spring Break Edventures: String Break
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.18

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Spring Break Edventures: String BreakMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18Grades K - 59 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rock out with special guest artists all week and create sounds, music and instruments in new and exciting ways! Choose just one day or go all out and sign up for the whole week.Sound BoardMonday, March 14Mix the art of sound with science! Sharpen your math skills with music.Special Guest Artist: Roberto Bernardinelllo, musicianKids RockTuesday, March 15Sample instruments and the sounds they produce.Special Guest Artist: School of Rock WichitaString TheoryWednesday, March 16Investigate the early sounds of rock - the blues - and create a diddley bow.Special Guest Artist: Terry Harrison with Wichita Blues SocietyEngineering SoundThursday, March 17Arrange instruments using GarageBand™ and collaborate to create your own song.Guitar HeroesFriday, March 18Encounter the local connection to the guitar and tour The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument exhibit at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.Spring Break Special PricesPackage A - Choose all five workshops and save 15%!Package B - Choose any three workshops and save 10%!Member: $30Nonmember: $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Special Spring Break Live Science Show Show Fun with Physics
    11:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.18

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Special Show TimesMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
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  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.19

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.20

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.

    Encounter this action packed medieval weapons simulation.

    Included in general museum admission, free for members.

  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.20

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
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  • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2016.03.23

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

    • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
    • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
    • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

    February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

    • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
    • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
    • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
    • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

    March: Spring in Kansas

    • March 2 - Warmer Weather
    • March 9 - Windy Weather
    • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
    • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
    • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

    April: Insects and Bugs

    • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
    • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
    • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
    • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

     

  • Senior Wednesday
    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.23

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Senior Wednesday1:30 p.m.Admission: $4 (plus tax)Located in the Kemper Creative Learning StudioWater: Crisis in KansasJanuary 27Exploration Place’s Exploring Our Only Home gallery will get a face-lift, including a new aquifer interactive. Give vital feedback that will be used in this element’s development, as you learn about aquifers and groundwater from Susan Erlenwein, Director of Sedgwick County Environmental Resources.Special Series: Spring of SoundsDiscover how the instrument that revolutionized music - the guitar - plays a role in our community’s culture from special guests including:February 24Kansas Bluegrass AssociationMarch 23Wichita Blues SocietyApril 27Wichita Guitar Society presents Richard Johnson and John FrancisHealth and WellnessMay 25Find out how you can find yourself active and healthy in a fast-paced world, while also protecting your spine, joints and muscles.
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  • The Last Reef
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    2016.03.25

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Space School
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2016.03.25

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • The Last Reef
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.25

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
  • Chirpie's Magical Sky
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    An original Boeing Dome Theater and Planetarium production: Young children and their caretakers will explore the four seasons with the help of Chirpie, a smart and friendly bird. Chirpie and the children will experience spring rain showers, bask under the summer sun, dodge colorful falling autumn leaves, and more.For ages 2 - 4.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64) $5Senior (65+) $4Youth (3 – 11) $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission is needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times.
  • Space School
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • The Last Reef
    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Space School
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
  • Space School
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2016.03.26

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Submerse yourself in dazzling, vivid, psychedelic graphics set to the band’s songs from Dark Side of the Moon. From oversized cash registers towering above you, to dizzying spirals and powerful paisley patterns you’ll swear the theater is moving!Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 – 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • More events
    • NanoDays
      All day
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
    • Chirpie's Magical Sky
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      An original Boeing Dome Theater and Planetarium production: Young children and their caretakers will explore the four seasons with the help of Chirpie, a smart and friendly bird. Chirpie and the children will experience spring rain showers, bask under the summer sun, dodge colorful falling autumn leaves, and more.For ages 2 - 4.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64) $5Senior (65+) $4Youth (3 – 11) $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission is needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times.
    • Space School
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • The Last Reef
      12:00 PM-1:00 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • Space School
      1:00 PM-2:00 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • Live Science Show
      1:30 PM-2:30 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
    • Space School
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
      4:00 PM-5:00 PM
      2016.03.26

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Submerse yourself in dazzling, vivid, psychedelic graphics set to the band’s songs from Dark Side of the Moon. From oversized cash registers towering above you, to dizzying spirals and powerful paisley patterns you’ll swear the theater is moving!Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 – 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.

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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.

    Encounter this action packed medieval weapons simulation.

    Included in general museum admission, free for members.

  • Chirpie's Magical Sky
    12:30 PM-1:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    An original Boeing Dome Theater and Planetarium production: Young children and their caretakers will explore the four seasons with the help of Chirpie, a smart and friendly bird. Chirpie and the children will experience spring rain showers, bask under the summer sun, dodge colorful falling autumn leaves, and more.For ages 2 - 4.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64) $5Senior (65+) $4Youth (3 – 11) $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission is needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times.
  • Space School
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Live Science Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
  • The Last Reef
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • Space School
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • The Last Reef
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2016.03.27

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
  • More events
    • NanoDays
      All day
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
    • Vatavian Fighters
      12:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Sundays in January - MarchNoon - 3 p.m.

      Encounter this action packed medieval weapons simulation.

      Included in general museum admission, free for members.

    • Chirpie's Magical Sky
      12:30 PM-1:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      An original Boeing Dome Theater and Planetarium production: Young children and their caretakers will explore the four seasons with the help of Chirpie, a smart and friendly bird. Chirpie and the children will experience spring rain showers, bask under the summer sun, dodge colorful falling autumn leaves, and more.For ages 2 - 4.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 – 64) $5Senior (65+) $4Youth (3 – 11) $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission is needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times.
    • Space School
      1:00 PM-2:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • Live Science Show
      1:30 PM-2:30 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      Winter/Spring Show TimesSaturday and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.JanuaryViolent UniverseSweet ToothFebruarySweet ToothStrings, Shapes and SoundsMarch and AprilStrings, Shapes and SoundsSpecial Show TimesMonday - Friday 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.Special Spring Break ShowFun with PhysicsMonday, March 14 - Friday, March 18MayParade of Parasites 
    • The Last Reef
      2:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • Space School
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Dive underwater with astronauts as they train to live and work in outer space. This live-action film documents microgravity simulation at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and under the sea at Aquarius Reef Base.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.
    • The Last Reef
      4:00 PM-5:00 PM
      2016.03.27

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

      Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
      Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, bush through a cloud of a million jellyfish and voyage to an unfamiliar world where the closer you look, the more you see. Dive into how reefs are as vital to life on Earth as the rain forests, but are starting to disappear due to population. Produced by the creators of the Broadway show STOMP.Dome Admission PricesAdult (12 - 64)    $5Senior (65+)       $4Youth (3 - 11)     $32 and Under Free*Per person, per show, tax not included.No general museum admission needed to do the dome.Prices and show times are subject to change without notice.Call 316.660.0600 to confirm daily show times. Member discounts apply.

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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.28

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.29

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.30

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
  • NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2016.03.30

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    NEW! Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays starting September 910:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Ages 3 - 5Read a story, take part in dramatic play and hands-on science experiments, plus experience a special activity in the exhibits and more. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme. Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers!PricesMember: $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember: $7 per child, includes 1 adultRSVPs recommended. Call 316-660-0620.January: Winter Wonders

    • Jan. 13 - Hibernation
    • Jan. 20 - Staying Warm
    • Jan. 27 - Melting Ice and Icicles

    February: Sounds, Guitars and Instruments

    • Feb. 3 - My Sense of Hearing
    • Feb. 10 - Sounds and Vibration
    • Feb. 17 - Music and Instruments
    • Feb. 24 - Build a Band

    March: Spring in Kansas

    • March 2 - Warmer Weather
    • March 9 - Windy Weather
    • March 16 - Spreading Seeds
    • March 23 - Growing and Blooming
    • March 30 - Open Exploration with Natural Materials

    April: Insects and Bugs

    • April 6 - Bugs vs. Insects
    • April 13 - Colorful Bugs
    • April 20 - Wriggly Worms
    • April 27 - Bugs Grow and Change

     

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  • NanoDays
    All day
    2016.03.31

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
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