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November
Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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.

Mon Nov 0 6

CLOSED

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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

November 11 and 12Make and take home your own gingerbread house. Plus, watch Butler Community College School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts students as they create a giant gingerbread house. 

Exploration Place

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

November 11 and 12Make and take home your own gingerbread house. Plus, watch Butler Community College School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts students as they create a giant gingerbread house. 

Sun Nov 1 2

Sensory Friendly Fun

Exploration Place

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.

Mon Nov 1 3

CLOSED

Exploration Place

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.

Wed Nov 1 5

Learn Spanish

Exploration Place

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

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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

Exploration Place

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

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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.

Sat Nov 2 5

Rock the Dome

Exploration Place

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).

Mon Nov 2 7

CLOSED

Exploration Place

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.

Exploration Place

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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