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May 12 - May 18
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    Sensory Friendly Fun

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    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.
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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Adventures with your little ones

    Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.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. Jump into the world of toys and explore the gaming universe. Plus, discover the marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.
    January: Live and Let SpyJan. 9: Spy TrainingJan. 16: Investigate!Jan. 23: Top Secret MissionJan. 30: Solving the Crime
    February: Mighty CodersFeb. 6: Robotic SkillsFeb. 13: Coding CrushFeb. 20: Sort It OutFeb. 27: Mega Mazes
    March: Storybook Science
    March 6: 'Lil Pigs Construction Co.March 20: A Wolf's Tale
    March 27: Goldilocks: The Big Sleep
    April: SeasonsApril 3: Spring ShowersApril 10: Summer SunApril 17: So Unbe-leaf-able!April 24: Snow ShowMay: HabitatsMay 1: Roaring RainforestMay 8: Dusty Dry DesertMay 15: Polar PlungeMay 22: Water Wonders


    Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.
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    6:30 PM-11:00 PM
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    In a world where most movie screens are confined by walls, one screen IS a wall! Make a cinematic splash during our FREE outdoor film series and experience a film projected on our building, near the main entrance!Before the film, enjoy fun free out door activities, grab a bite from local food trucks and explore the museum's exhibits at discounted prices.Movies will begin after sundown. Limited seating is available, first come, first served. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair.2019 datesMay 10May 17May 24


    Movie and outdoor activitiesFreeDiscounted indoor exhibit admission (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)Members: FreeNonmembers (2 years and up): $5
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