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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.02
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.04
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
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  • Rescue - Closing weekend
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.05.05
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Test 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.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
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.09
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.11
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
  • RiverFlix: Finding Nemo
    6:30 PM-11:00 PM
    2018.05.11
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Friday, May 11 6:30 pm MidnightPricesMovie and outdoor activitiesFreeDiscounted indoor exhibit admission (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)Members: FreeNonmembers (2 years and up): $5
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  • Sensory Friendly Fun
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.13
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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.
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  • Closed
    All day
    2018.05.14
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Due to work on water lines by the City of Wichita, Exploration Place will be closed Monday, May 14. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 15, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.16
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.18
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
  • RiverFlix: The Little Mermaid
    6:30 PM-12:00 AM
    2018.05.18-2018.05.19
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Friday, May 18 6:30 pm MidnightPricesMovie and outdoor activitiesFreeDiscounted indoor exhibit admission (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)Members: FreeNonmembers (2 years and up): $5
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.23
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
  • Senior Wednesday - Test Piloting
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2018.05.23
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Explore what it takes to man the cockpit of a plane from someone that actually does.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
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  • Kansas Kid Preschool Class: May
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.05.25
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    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!May: Playing with Planes
    • No Engines NeededMay 2 or May 4
    • PropellersMay 9 or May 11
    • Wheels UpMay 16 or May 18
    • Wing ShapesMay 23 or May 25

    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!
  • RiverFlix: Jaws
    6:30 PM-11:00 PM
    2018.05.25
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Friday, May 25 6:30 pm MidnightPricesMovie and outdoor activitiesFreeDiscounted indoor exhibit admission (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)Members: FreeNonmembers (2 years and up): $5
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  • Planet Shark: Predator or Prey
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.05.26
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Experience full-scale shark models cast from real specimens - including a great white shark! Find out about real-world shark attacks and how to avoid them, as well new shark observation methods.Look for more information coming soon!Included in general museum admission, free for members.Planet Shark: Predator or Prey is produced by Grande Exhibitions
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  • Summer Camps
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2018.05.29-2018.06.01
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Alien AutomobilesMay 29 - June 1Discover how driving in outer space is out of this world.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackSummer Camp (Grades1-6)9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Special 4-Day CampSci-Fi ScienceMay 29 - June 1Experiment with current science fiction concepts and uncover what comes to life.Member: $100Nonmember: $115TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 5-8)9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Special 4-day campSci-Fi Tech ToysMay 29 - June 1Bring to life science fiction ideas as you construct tech, gadgets and more.Member: $100Nonmember: $115
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