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August
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Meet the officers of the WPD, try on their equipment and get in their vehicles.
Mon Aug 0 5

Summer Camp

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.Up, Up and AwayAugust 6 - 9Spend time in the sky and learn why you always land on the ground. Sponsored by AirbusMember: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Get Your Flight OnAugust 5 - 9From liftoff to landing and everything in between, experience how planes fly. Sponsored by AirbusMember: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Drone ZoneAugust 5 - 9Take to the skies and become a master drone pilot. Code a drone and watch it fly.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
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.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Meet and greet the brave people and pups from K-9 Search and Rescue of Kansas.Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Tue Aug 2 0

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.
Sat Aug 2 4

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.
Wed Aug 2 8

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.The Whole Weird WorldAugust 28Examine the life and times of Robert Ripley, the man behind the NationalTraveling Exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not!®Presented by John Corcoran, Director - Traveling Shows and Guinness WorldRecords Attraction Development, Ripley Entertainment Inc.