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January
Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Mon Jan 0 8

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Sun Jan 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.

Mon Jan 1 5

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

When school is out, fly with science. Sign up your student now for a day full of STEM activities.Systems CheckMonday, Jan. 15Take command of the cockpit and repair an aircraft’s pre-flight components.For grades K - 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Edventure Prices (per person, per day)

Member: $30Nonmember: $35Register NowOr call us at 316.660.0620. Before Care7:30 - 9 a.m. $5After Care4 - 6 p.m. $5Online FormsPlease complete these forms before your child's Edventure.Model ReleaseConsent & DisclosureMeal Program

Tue Jan 1 6

TOT Tuesday

Exploration Place

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

Have fun with your little one

Ages 2 - 5

3rd Tuesday of the month10:30 - 11 a.m.Enjoy early childhood educational experiences.Included with general museum admission, free for members.

Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

Exploration Place members will get an exclusive first look at the new national traveling exhibit, Rescue from 6 - 8 p.m. Test your skills as you investigate technologies used by emergency crews on land, in the sea and the air.Plus:

  • Save 20% in the Explore Store
  • Get an up-close view of LifeTeam's medical helicopter.

Locally Sponsored by

The Shaw Family Foundation
Dr. R. Larry Beamer and Dr. Deborah Haynes
Dr. Gerald and Doris Nelson
Hotel at WaterWalk

Produced by    This is a special event exclusively for members. Regular admission and free passes do not apply. Must show valid membership card or photo ID.

Sat Jan 2 0

Rescue: Opening Day

Exploration Place

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

The Science of Saving Lives

Opens Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018Test your skills as you investigate technologies used by emergency crews on land, in the sea and the air. Lift off in a helicopter simulator, escape a burning building, locate a missing person, perform a daring water rescue on a jet-ski, plus much more!Included in general museum admission, free for members.Produced by

Mon Jan 2 2

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

How do you create an aviation exhibit in the Air Capital?  Jan Luth, Exploration Place President will describe the intricacies of creating an exhibit honoring Wichita's rich aviation heritage.Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio.For ages 55 and up at 1:30 p.m. Admission: $4 (plus tax)For more about Senior Wednesdays go to www.seniorwednesday.org

Exploration Place

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!

Exploration Place

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

The Society for Creative Anachronisms, Inc. with be at the museum along with Vatavian Fighters.

Mon Jan 2 9

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

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world – it’s science for preschoolers! Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what it's like to rescue people in the different elements!January: All About Planes

  • ToolsJan. 10 or Jan. 12
  • Load ItJan. 17 or Jan. 19
  • Weight and BalanceJan. 24 or Jan. 26
  • Parts and PiecesJan. 31 or Feb. 2

Prices

Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.

Save with These Discounts

  • Save 10% when you sign up for all 4 monthly classes.
  • Save 15% when you sign up for all 16 classes.

Register NowPlease call 316-660-0620 to get your discounts!