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

Dream big!

National Traveling ExhibitOpens Saturday, Feb. 1Encounter the collision of two worlds − science and art − to spark curiosity, creation and innovation. Dare to design new objects using everyday items. Get your gears turning as you craft kinetic sculptures. Tell tales with your heartbeat, direct stop-motion animation scenes, stretch your wings and fly, plus much more.Imaginate is produced by Ontario Science Centre
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

11:00 a.m. Chirpie's Magical Sky12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.   Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the MoonThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Sun Feb 0 2

Vatavian Fighters

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Armour up! This special demonstration is included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
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.Find out more and register here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
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.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

11:00 a.m. Chirpie's Magical Sky12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.   Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the MoonThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Sun Feb 0 9

Vatavian Fighters

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Armour up! This special demonstration is included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
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.Find out more and register here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

11:00 a.m. Chirpie's Magical Sky12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.   Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the MoonThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Sun Feb 1 6

Vatavian Fighters

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Armour up! This special demonstration is included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
A Field of FirstsMonday, Feb. 17During this African American History Month, explore inventors,construct a clock, compute and code, all while being inspired tocreate your own STEM-vention.Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Find out more and register here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Anatomy-R-UsTuesday, Feb. 18Investigate the ins and outs of the human body as you get hands-onwith goo, guts, and gas.Edventure Prices (per person, per day)Member: $35Nonmember: $40Find out more and register here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
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.Find out more and register here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Check out the future scientists and engineers!

Take a look at student projects at the 10th annual Wichita Regional Science and Engineering Fair Friday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free admission.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

11:00 a.m. Chirpie's Magical Sky12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.   Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.   Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the MoonThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Join the students from the Wichita State University Dental Hygiene program for some hands-on education about how to keep your mouth healthy.Saturdays and Sundays in February, noon - 3 p.m. (Excludes Feb. 29)Included with general museum admission, free for members.
Sun Feb 2 3

Vatavian Fighters

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Armour up! This special demonstration is included with general museum admission, free for members.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

1:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest2:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest3:00 p.m.  Great Bear Rainforest4:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
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.Find out more and register here.
Wed Feb 2 6

Senior Wednesday

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

Learning never stops

Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio.For ages 55 and up at 1:30 p.m. Admission: $4 (plus tax)Soak up fascinating knowledge during these informational and entertaining sessions, designed for active seniors.Find out more here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Do the Dome

12:00 p.m. Great Bear Rainforest1:00 p.m.  Great Bear RainforestThe dome theater is the largest in the state – with a soaring 60-foot tall screen, an immersive 360 degree view, and booming 5.1 surround sound. It’s an exceptional experience!And you do not have to pay museum admission to do the dome – only $5 or less per ticket!Times are subject to change without notice. Please call 316-660-0600 to confirm.
Sat Feb 2 9

Closed

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Exploration Place will be closed, Saturday, Feb. 29 to prepare for Death by Chocolate.Find out more about hours and prices here.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Indulge in delicious delights for STEM Education at our only fundraiser of the year. Treat your senses with unlimited sweets, savory food and drinks from area restaurants, chefs and vendors.Note: Exploration Place will be closed, Saturday, Feb. 29 to prepare for Death by Chocolate.