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May
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.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $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

Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc.Sunday, May 71 - 4 p.m.Included in general museum admission, free for members.

Exploration Place

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

Children’s Spanish ProgramAdult 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.May 10

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.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.

Sun May 1 4

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.

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 adultEnjoy early childhood educational experiences.January 17 - Underground WaterFebruary 21 - VietnamMarch 21 - Ice AgeApril 18 - VietnamMay 16 - Kansas

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.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $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

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Sunday, Jan. 1, 2018Unleash your superpowers and test your skills of gadgets and more. Investigate movie props, costumes, memorabilia and rare artifacts, including a full-scale "half" replica of the 1960s Batmobile.Hall of Heroes is produced by Stage Nine Exhibitions.

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.January: Sensational STEM4          Magnificent Magnetism11        Static and Electricity18        Build It and Break It25        Robots and InventionsFebruary: Discover the Ice Age1          Glaciers and Tar Pits8          Mega Mammals15        Cool it Down22        Staying WarmMarch: Vietnam’s Tet Festival1          Food8          Colors and Clothes15        Fireworks and Friends22        NO CLASS29        Lion Dance and the Year of the RoosterApril: Kansas Creations5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals)12        Bugs and Insects19        Wonderful Weather26        Kansas Nature - Open ExplorationMay: Fun with Food3          What’s Cooking?10        Shapes in Food17        Healthy Food24        Farm to TablePricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme.Advance registration required.

Wed May 2 4

Senior Wednesday

Exploration Place

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 StudioKansas Weather WondersMay 24Discover the science of Kansas weather and why we've come to expect the unexpected.

Wed May 2 4

Senior Wednesday

Exploration Place

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 StudioKansas Weather WondersMay 24Discover the science of Kansas weather and why we've come to expect the unexpected.

Tue May 3 0

Summer Camp

Exploration Place

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

Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.Special 4-Day Camp!May 30 - June 2 - Minecraft® MayhewMake your own characters and game fields as you bring Minecraft® to life.4-day Camp pricesMember: $100Nonmember: $115Before and After Care available.

Wed May 3 1

Summer Camp

Exploration Place

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

Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.Special 4-Day Camp!May 30 - June 2 - Minecraft® MayhewMake your own characters and game fields as you bring Minecraft® to life.4-day Camp pricesMember: $100Nonmember: $115Before and After Care available.