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November
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Advanced registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our world. Jump into the world of toys and investigate the gaming universe. Plus, discover marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.September: Travel Through Toyland5 - Limitless LEGOs®12 - The Story of Toys19 - Etch and Sketch26 - Toy DesignerOctober: Play the Day3 - Race around the Board10 - Magnet Man17 - Operation Science!24 - Game Engineer31 - Spooktacular StrategiesNovember: Backyard Science7 - Plants14 - Veggies21 - Fruits28 - HarvestDecember: Holiday Wonders5 - Light It Up12 - Holidays Around the World19 - Let It Snow, Let It SnowPricesMember          $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember    $7 per child, includes 1 adult
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Make 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. And enjoy a display of houses created by Mark Arts students.
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
Make 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. And enjoy a display of houses created by Mark Arts students.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
School’s Out Edventures9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5All Aboard! (Toy Trains)Monday, Nov. 12Make your own train engine, add on cars for transporting goods and don’t forget the caboose.Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Before 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
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Advanced registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our world. Jump into the world of toys and investigate the gaming universe. Plus, discover marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.September: Travel Through Toyland5 - Limitless LEGOs®12 - The Story of Toys19 - Etch and Sketch26 - Toy DesignerOctober: Play the Day3 - Race around the Board10 - Magnet Man17 - Operation Science!24 - Game Engineer31 - Spooktacular StrategiesNovember: Backyard Science7 - Plants14 - Veggies21 - Fruits28 - HarvestDecember: Holiday Wonders5 - Light It Up12 - Holidays Around the World19 - Let It Snow, Let It SnowPricesMember          $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember    $7 per child, includes 1 adult
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Sip some science! Enjoy exclusive time at our fun hands-on exhibits while drinking your favorite adult beverages. Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks, soak up some knowledge with special presentations, plus much more!2018 ScheduleAugust 16: SharksSeptember 20: ToysOctober 18: PumpkinsNovember 15: Help the HungryDecember 20: Holiday CheerPricesMembers: FreeNonmembers: $5 in advance, $7 at the door
Sun Nov 1 8

Bunny TNT

Bunny TNTSunday, Nov. 18 2 - 4 p.m.Hang out with some furry friends from Bunny TNT (Training, Nurturing, Therapy) and learn more about these cuddly creatures. Located in WaterWay Hall. Included in general museum admission, free for members.
10:30 - 11 a.m.Ages 2 - 5 with adultEnjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
School’s Out Edventures9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5Art ToysWednesday, Nov. 21Craft your own masterpiece using toys created for art, and then invent your own.Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Before 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
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Advanced registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our world. Jump into the world of toys and investigate the gaming universe. Plus, discover marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.September: Travel Through Toyland5 - Limitless LEGOs®12 - The Story of Toys19 - Etch and Sketch26 - Toy DesignerOctober: Play the Day3 - Race around the Board10 - Magnet Man17 - Operation Science!24 - Game Engineer31 - Spooktacular StrategiesNovember: Backyard Science7 - Plants14 - Veggies21 - Fruits28 - HarvestDecember: Holiday Wonders5 - Light It Up12 - Holidays Around the World19 - Let It Snow, Let It SnowPricesMember          $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember    $7 per child, includes 1 adult
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Start your holiday shopping early! Members, get 20% off purchases. If you’re not a member, you still get 10% off. No admission needed to shop the store. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Sat Nov 2 4

Rock the Dome

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Immerse yourself with the psychedelic sights and sounds of Pink Floyd. Rock to the vivid images depicting this iconic band's music from three Pink Floyd Cosmic Light Shows: Dark Side of the MoonThe Wall and Wish You Were Here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Start your holiday shopping early! Members, get 20% off purchases. If you’re not a member, you still get 10% off. No admission needed to shop the store. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Advanced registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our world. Jump into the world of toys and investigate the gaming universe. Plus, discover marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.September: Travel Through Toyland5 - Limitless LEGOs®12 - The Story of Toys19 - Etch and Sketch26 - Toy DesignerOctober: Play the Day3 - Race around the Board10 - Magnet Man17 - Operation Science!24 - Game Engineer31 - Spooktacular StrategiesNovember: Backyard Science7 - Plants14 - Veggies21 - Fruits28 - HarvestDecember: Holiday Wonders5 - Light It Up12 - Holidays Around the World19 - Let It Snow, Let It SnowPricesMember          $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember    $7 per child, includes 1 adult
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Let It Snow!In the Digital Dome Theater and PlanetariumSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Enjoy this fun, family show featuring holiday images and scenes set to favorite songs from Frank Sinatra to the Muppets. Dome prices apply. 
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kansas in Miniature Holiday ShowSaturday, November 24 - Monday, December 31Soak up the sights and sounds of the holiday season as this popular exhibit is decked out for a 1950s holiday, complete with a Christmas parade and nostalgic music.