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February
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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Mon Feb 0 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

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Sun Feb 1 1

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Mon Feb 1 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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Mon Feb 1 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

When school is out, fly with science. Sign up your student now for a day full of STEM activities.Ground SchoolMonday, Feb. 19Prepare for takeoff as you discover how to clear the aircraft for flight and service aircraft during “pit stops.”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

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.Test PilotTuesday, Feb. 20Earn your wings in the pilot training course. Will you ace it?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 Feb 2 0

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Exploration Place

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

Let Your Taste Buds Soar!

12th Annual Death by ChocolateSaturday, Feb. 24, 7-10 p.m.Indulge in delicious delights for STEM Education. Treat your senses with unlimited sweets and savory food and drinks from area restaurants, chefs and vendors. Boogie the night away with tunes from the popular Annie Up band. Support our science education programs through unique auction items and exciting games.Prices$90 per person (plus tax)Purchase NowOr call 316.660.0620.Party Like a Choc-Star!Ask about the first-class VIP Party within a Party. Enjoy early entry at 6 p.m. and exclusive event benefits. To find out more e-mail Mandy.Fleming@exploration.org.Follow the event:Death by Chocolate Facebook pageDeath by Chocolate Facebook eventExploration Place TwitterInstagram#DBC12All proceeds support Exploration Place’s science, technology, engineering and math educational programs, events and exhibits.

Exploration Place

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

Observe National Children's Dental Health Month, featuring Wichita State University Department of Dental Hygiene.Weekends in FebruarySaturdays: 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.Sundays: noon - 3 p.m.

Mon Feb 2 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

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!February: Forces of Flight

  • G is for GravityFeb. 7 or Feb. 9
  • D is for DragFeb. 14 or Feb. 16
  • L is for LiftFeb. 21 or Feb. 23
  • T is for ThrustFeb. 23 or March 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.

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

Exploration Place

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

Dive deep and fly high with Frank Williams who will discuss the role of a rescue dive team and an air medical team and how they care for people in those situations.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