What's Happening - Calendar

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July
  • 05
    05.July.Friday

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019.07.05
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Kids Night Out - Believe it or not!Friday, July 5, 7-10 p.m.Entering K-5Explore the National Traveling Exhibit, Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® in a fun-filled evening of wild and outlandish curiosities.Activities begin at 7 p.m., registration and check in ends at 8 p.m. Late night snack provided. Advance registration preferred.Prices:Member: $20Nonmember: $25http://exploration.org/special-events/kids-night-out/
  • 08
    08.July.Monday

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.07.08-2019.07.12
    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.Silly ScienceJuly 9 - July 12Investigate how wacky science is possible. Test out some of the unbelievable sights in the national traveling exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Brain-BoozledJuly 8 - 12Believe it or not! Get the jitters while facing unbelievable feats and illusions.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Shocking ScienceJuly 8 - 12Create crazy new inventions and dive into weird science. Take a trip through the National Traveling Exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® to find inspiration for your fantastic feat!Member: $115Nonmember: $125
  • 14
    14.July.Sunday

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.07.14
    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.
  • 15
    15.July.Monday

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.07.15-2019.07.19
    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.Astronauts July 16 - July 19Fly through the solar system, scout out constellations and planets. Tour other galaxies in this out-of-this-world camp.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Lost in SpaceJuly 15 - 19Blast off with science! Fly through the solar system, create a constellation and adventure through the galaxy.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.RocketsJuly 15 - 19Countdown to takeoff! Work with the experts to design and launch a rocket so you can experience Wichita from new heights.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
  • 16
    16.July.Tuesday

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    2019.07.16
    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.