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  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2017.11.01

    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
    2017.11.03

    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
    2017.11.06

    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
    2017.11.08

    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
    2017.11.10

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

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

    Hands-on fun

     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
    2017.11.10

    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
    2017.11.13

    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
    2017.11.15

    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
    2017.11.15

    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
    2017.11.17

    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
    2017.11.20

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

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

    Hands-on fun

    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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  • TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2017.11.21

    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
    2017.11.22

    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
    2017.11.24

    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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  • Rock the Dome
    6:30 PM-10:30 PM
    2017.11.25

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

    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Saturday, November 25 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).
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  • CLOSED
    All day
    2017.11.27

    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
    2017.11.29

    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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