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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.10.02

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

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Monday: CLOSEDTuesday - 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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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.04

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.06

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • Sensory Friendly Fun
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.08

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sensory Friendly Fun2nd Sunday of each month10 - 11:30 a.m.Experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • National Dental Health Month
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.10.08

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    National Dental Health MonthWeekends in OctoberSaturdays: 11 a.m - 2 p.m., Sundays, Noon - 3 p.m.
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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.10.09

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

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Monday: CLOSEDTuesday - 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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  • Learn Spanish
    10:15 AM-10:35 AM
    2017.10.11

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Learn SpanishAdult and Toddler (Ages 1 - 4)Wednesdays, 10:15 - 10:35 a.m.Learn Spanish vocabulary, such as colors and numbers, through song and play. Instruction provided by Zinta Inspired Language. Located in Kemper Creative Learning Studio. Limit 30. First come, first served.

    • July 12
    • August 8* (Class is on a Tuesday)
    • Sept.13
    • Oct. 11
    • Nov. 15
    • Dec. 6
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.11

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • Camp Crystal Lake, Museum of the Undead 5
    12:00 AM
    2017.10.13

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.13

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.10.16

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

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Monday: CLOSEDTuesday - 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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  • TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2017.10.17

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup3rd Tuesday of each month10:30 - 11 a.m.Ages 2 - 5 with adultTOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.Dates:July 18Aug 15Sept 19Oct 17Nov 21Dec 19
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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.18

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • School's Out Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.10.20

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

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

    Hands-on fun

    Chemical CrusadersFriday, Oct. 20Fight crime with cool chemical reactions.Roadway GadgetsMonday, Oct. 23Take on the villains of the night using street-savvy super tech.All American HeroesFriday, Nov. 10Celebrate comic book heroes and more that fight to protect the United States of America.Moving to MarsMonday, Nov. 20Pack your bags and spacecraft! Find out about NASA’s mission to put humans on Mars as you put your engineering skills to the test.Edventure Prices (per day)Member .......................................... $30Nonmember ................................... $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.) ............. $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.) .................... $5

  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.20

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • 4th Annual Spooky Science
    All day
    2017.10.21

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Saturday, Oct. 21 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Scare up some ghostly fun with activities for the whole family. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and more. Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • National Dental Health Month
    11:00 AM-2:00 PM
    2017.10.21

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    National Dental Health MonthWeekends in OctoberSaturdays: 11 a.m - 2 p.m., Sundays, Noon - 3 p.m.
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  • School's Out Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.10.23

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

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

    Hands-on fun

    Chemical CrusadersFriday, Oct. 20Fight crime with cool chemical reactions.Roadway GadgetsMonday, Oct. 23Take on the villains of the night using street-savvy super tech.All American HeroesFriday, Nov. 10Celebrate comic book heroes and more that fight to protect the United States of America.Moving to MarsMonday, Nov. 20Pack your bags and spacecraft! Find out about NASA’s mission to put humans on Mars as you put your engineering skills to the test.Edventure Prices (per day)Member .......................................... $30Nonmember ................................... $35Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.) ............. $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.) .................... $5

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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.25

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

  • Senior Wednesday
    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.10.25

    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 Studio

    The Science of Hero PowerJune 28Presented by Southwestern College’s Dr. Pat Ross Some heroes embody fascinating science and engineering phenomena. Investigate these characters and meet some of the lesser known, science-based heroes of the 1960s.American Symbolism: Captain America and SupermanJuly 26Presented by Darren Defrain Unearth our nation’s identity with Captain America from Marvel Comics and and Superman from DC Comics as ideals.Heroes on the RadioAugust 23Become a character you love as you pretend to be one of them on the radio, similar to classic serials you may have heard when you were a child.Graphic NovelsSeptember 27Presented by Darren Defrain Get the scoop about the influences of graphic novels and their important place in historical references and humanity.VillainsOctober 25A hero is nothing without a villain. Using the same science and engineering as heroes, these nefarious icons use science and engineering for evil instead of good.
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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.10.27

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kansas Kids Preschool ClassWednesdays10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Investigate, 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 HeroesSept. 6 or Sept. 8
    • Tinker TotsSept. 13 or Sept. 15
    • Giant LeapsSept. 20 or Sept. 22
    • Capes and CountingSept. 27  or Sept. 29

    October: Out of This World

    • Earth and the Solar SystemOct. 4 or Oct. 6
    • Our MoonOct. 11 or Oct. 13
    • Sun and StarsOct. 18 or Oct. 20
    • Rovers, Rockets, and Space ToolsOct. 25 or Oct. 27

    November: Sensory Science

    • SightsNov. 1 or Nov. 3
    • SoundsNov. 8 or Nov. 10
    • TouchNov. 15 or Nov. 17
    • Smell and TasteNov. 29 or Dec. 1

    December: Things That Go

    • Airplanes and RocketsDec. 6 or Dec. 8
    • Crawling CrittersDec. 13 or Dec. 15
    • Cars, Trucks, and TrainsDec. 20 or Dec. 22
    • Water Travelers – Boats and FishDec. 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.

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  • National Dental Health Month
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.10.29

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    National Dental Health MonthWeekends in OctoberSaturdays: 11 a.m - 2 p.m., Sundays, Noon - 3 p.m.
  • Vatavian Fighters
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.10.29

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
     Vatavian FightersSundays, noon - 3 p.m.- July 23- Oct. 29- Dec. 3- Dec. 10- Dec. 17Included in general museum admission, free for members.
  • Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2017.10.29

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.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.
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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.10.30

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

    Exploration Place, North Mc Lean Boulevard, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place Hours*Monday: CLOSEDTuesday - 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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