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  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.05-2019.01.11
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.05-2019.01.11
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.12.05-2019.03.20
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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
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  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.12-2019.01.18
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.12-2019.01.18
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.12.12-2019.03.27
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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
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  • Winter Break Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2018.12.19-2018.12.21
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5Soar with these exciting experiences centered on the national traveling exhibit Toytopia.Toys Tech HackWednesday, Dec. 19Tinker inside of toys that make sound, light up and move.Game MakersThursday, Dec. 20Learn about retro games, then design, construct and challenge other campers with your own.Slimey ToysFriday, Dec. 21Send your senses into overdrive and see how slime, goo and more are made.Winter Break Special DiscountsPackage – Choose all 6 workshops and save 15%Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.19-2019.01.25
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.19-2019.01.25
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
  • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.12.19-2019.04.03
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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
  • More events
    • Winter Break Edventures
      9:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2018.12.19-2018.12.21
      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5Soar with these exciting experiences centered on the national traveling exhibit Toytopia.Toys Tech HackWednesday, Dec. 19Tinker inside of toys that make sound, light up and move.Game MakersThursday, Dec. 20Learn about retro games, then design, construct and challenge other campers with your own.Slimey ToysFriday, Dec. 21Send your senses into overdrive and see how slime, goo and more are made.Winter Break Special DiscountsPackage – Choose all 6 workshops and save 15%Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
    • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
      10:00 AM-5:00 PM
      2018.12.19-2019.01.25
      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      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. 
    • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
      10:00 AM-5:00 PM
      2018.12.19-2019.01.25
      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      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.
    • Kansas Kids Preschool Class
      10:30 AM-11:30 AM
      2018.12.19-2019.04.03
      Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
      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
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  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.20-2019.01.26
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.20-2019.01.26
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • New Adult Event Series | EP21
    5:30 PM-9:00 PM
    2018.12.20-2019.04.25
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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
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  • Winter Break Edventures
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2018.12.26-2018.12.28
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grades K - 5Soar with these exciting experiences centered on the national traveling exhibit Toytopia.Animal PlayWednesday, Dec. 26Examine the toys and tools used to play and teach our animal friends.Stop Motion AnimationThursday, Dec. 27Use toy favorites to create animated shorts.Toys in SpaceFriday, Dec. 28Experiment with toys here on earth and find out how those toys behave in microgravity.Winter Break Special DiscountsPackage – Choose all 6 workshops and save 15%Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.26-2019.02.01
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.26-2019.02.01
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
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  • Family Holiday Events | Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.29-2019.02.04
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
  • Family Holiday Events | Let It Snow! Dome Film
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.12.29-2019.02.04
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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. 
  • Rock the Dome
    6:30 PM-11:00 PM
    2018.12.29
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
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