What's Happening - Calendar

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< 2019 >
June 09 - June 15
  • 09
    09.June.Sunday

    Sensory Friendly Fun

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.06.09
    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.
  • 10
    10.June.Monday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.10-2019.06.14
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)Tuesday-Friday, 9 - 11 a.m.Mini Music MakersJune 11 - June 14Discover how instruments are made then build your own and join in the Exploration Place marching band for a performance throughout the museum. In Partnership with Music Theatre Wichita’s production of The Sound of MusicMember: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Sounds of ScienceJune 10 - 14Rock out to a custom sound creation and see sound come alive. End camp on a high note with a visit to Music Theatre of Wichita! In Partnership with Music Theatre Wichita’s production of The Sound of MusicMember: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Cyber ComposerJune 10 - 14Amplify sound with simple and complex sound systems to see how sound works.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
  • 11
    11.June.Tuesday
    No events
  • 12
    12.June.Wednesday
    No events
  • 13
    13.June.Thursday
    No events
  • 14
    14.June.Friday

    Members' Night - Dome Theater

    5:30 PM-8:30 PM
    2019.06.14
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Prepare for lift-off

    CAPCOM GO! The Apollo StoryDigital Dome Theater and Planetarium FREE members' nightFriday, June 14, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    The first human walked on the moon 50 years ago...discover the epic story behind this historic moment which will inspire the next generation of explorers, thinkers and dreamers. Plus, experince the new traveling exhibit The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!®
    Showtimes
    5:45 p.m.
    6:30 p.m.
    7:15 p.m.
    8:00 p.m.
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  • 15
    15.June.Saturday

    AARL Kid's Day - Wichita Amateur Radio Club

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2019.06.15
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Hang out with the Wichita Amateur Radio Club this Saturday! ARRL Kids Day is included with general museum admission, free for members.

    CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2019.06.15
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Travel to the moon and back

    Opens Saturday, June 153, 2, 1...blast off with the achievements of NASA's Apollo program. Discover the immense challenges that had to be overcome to put the first human on the moon. Strategize with rocket designers, build with engineers, suit up with Apollo's space explorers, and dream of the future.For showtimes, click here.