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Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.October: Crazy WeatherOct. 2: StormsOct. 9: Sunny SkiesOct. 16: Snow and IceOct. 23: TwistersOct. 30: Cooling Temperatures
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.October: Crazy WeatherOct. 2: StormsOct. 9: Sunny SkiesOct. 16: Snow and IceOct. 23: TwistersOct. 30: Cooling Temperatures
Thu Oct 1 0

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

Sip some science

Adult event series, 5:30 - 9 p.m.Kick off the Halloween season with an 80s blow out! Take part in radical activities, slash through dynamic exhibits, and play fun games. Taste totally awesome drinks from Xclusive Events, plus enjoy local food trucks, live music and much more.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Accessibility for all

2nd Sunday of the Month - 10 - 11:30 a.m.For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory processing sensitivitiesDuring this time, you and your child will experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Our staff has worked with local partners to ready the museum. Based on their feedback, lights, exhibits and noise will be adjusted.A calming area is located in Discovery Room B, near Kansas in Miniature.Please be aware of the following areas in the museum. They may be of concern for your child.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
Tue Oct 1 5

TOT Tuesday

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Enjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.For ages 2 – 5 with adult. 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
Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.October: Crazy WeatherOct. 2: StormsOct. 9: Sunny SkiesOct. 16: Snow and IceOct. 23: TwistersOct. 30: Cooling Temperatures
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Grades K - 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.When school is out, science is in! Sign up your student now for a day full of STEM activities:Natural DisastersFriday, Oct. 18Strike through stormy skies, rumble with earthquakes, and get to the bottom of erosion and other weather phenomena!
Sat Oct 1 9

Spooky Science

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Scare up some ghostly fun with activities for the whole family. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and more.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Grades K - 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.When school is out, science is in! Sign up your student now for a day full of STEM activities:Experiments 101Monday, Oct. 21Mix, measure and test your scientific creation. Observe physical reactions and test chemicals.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.October: Crazy WeatherOct. 2: StormsOct. 9: Sunny SkiesOct. 16: Snow and IceOct. 23: TwistersOct. 30: Cooling Temperatures
Wed Oct 2 3

Senior Wednesday

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Soak up fascinating knowledge during these informational and entertaining sessions, designed for active seniors.Extreme ForecastOctober 23Hear real stories about chasing storms from an expert in the field andspend time in the National Traveling Exhibit, Wild Weather.Presented by Mike Umscheid, National Weather Service - Dodge City.
Sat Oct 2 6

ICT Clean Streams

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Make a splash at the Arkansas River with Wichita Clean Streams the fourth Saturday of each month. Test water quality and discover different pH levels of local H20.
Wichita Clean Streams was established in 2014 to develop and implement water quality improvement projects in the community that restore and protect the overall health of the river.
In addition to water quality improvement projects, Wichita Cleans Streams provides water quality education to community members through community outreach.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
The SCA is an international organization renowned for its dedication towards researching and recreating aspects of the Middle Ages, not as they were, but as we would have liked them to have been.This special demonstration is included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.October: Crazy WeatherOct. 2: StormsOct. 9: Sunny SkiesOct. 16: Snow and IceOct. 23: TwistersOct. 30: Cooling Temperatures