Wichita Furniture & Mattress
Wichita Kansas Events, Entertainment, Restaurants and Attractions
Search
Exploration Place

Exploration Place

Exploration Place
300 N. McLean Blvd.
Wichita, KS 67203
Fax: 316.660.0670
316.660.0600
877.904.1444
Today's Hours: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Exploration Place Events

Apr 25

Kansas Kids Preschool Class

Share by Email
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Date: Wednesday April 25, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Wednesday or Friday
January - May
10 30 - 11 30 a.m.
Ages 3 - 5
Registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.

Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid and encounter the wonder of our world - its science for preschoolers. Explore different parts of an airplane, what makes them fly, and more. Plus, discover what its like to rescue people in the different elements.

Prices
Member5 per child, adult member free
Nonmember7 per child, includes 1 adult

January All About Planes
Jan. 10 or 12 - Tools
Jan. 17 or 19 - Load It
Jan. 24 or 26 - Weight and Balance
Jan. 31 or Feb. 2 - Parts and Pieces

February Forces of Flight
Feb. 7 or 9 - G is for Gravity
Feb. 14 or 16 - D is for Drag
Feb. 21 or 23 - L is for Lift
Feb. 28 or March 2 - T is for Thrust

March To the Rescue
March 7 or 9 - Air
March 14 or March 16 - Water
March 28 or 30 - Land

April Fly the Stormy Skies
April 4 or 6 - Clouds
April 11 or 13 - Ice
April 18 or 20 - Water
April 25 or 27 - Wind

May Playing with Planes
May 2 or 4 - No Engines Needed
May 9 or 11 - Propellers
May 16 or 18 - Wheels Up
May 23 or 25 - Wing Shapes

http://exploration.org/

Apr 25

Senior Wednesday

Share by Email
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Date: Wednesday April 25, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Other
Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio

January 24
Designing Design Build Fly
How do you create an aviation exhibit in the Air Capital of the World? Jan Luth, Exploration Place President will describe the intricacies of creating an exhibit honoring Wichitas rich aviation heritage.

February 28
Air-Med and Rescue Diving
Delve deep and fly high with Frank Williams, LifeTeam Critical Care Transport Program Director who will discuss the role of a rescue dive team and an air medical team and how they care for people in those situations.

March 28
Do Not Let Falls Get You Down
Discover tips and tools that will help you prevent falls, stay active and independent with this interactive presentation for older adults and caregivers.





April 25
Sheriffs as First Responders
Experience how the brave men and women of the Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office work to track and rescue people after emergencies, accidents and tragedy. And meet a special tracking dog who will demonstrate some amazing canine skills.

May 23
Test Piloting
Explore what it takes to manipulate the contents of a planes cockpit from someone who actually does.

http://exploration.org/

May 9

Children's Spanish Program

Share by Email
Time: 10:15 am - 10:30 am
Date: Wednesday May 9, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Second Wednesday of each month
10:15 - 10:35 a.m.
Ages 1 - 4 with adult

Learn Spanish vocabulary, such as colors, numbers, through song and play.
Instruction provided by Zinta Inspired Language. Located in Kemper Creative Learning Studio. Limit 30. First come, first served.

http://exploration.org/

May 13

Sensory Friendly Fun

Share by Email
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Date: Sunday May 13, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Second Sunday of each month starting Jan. 14
10 - 11:30 a.m.
For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory processing sensitivities

During this time, you and your child will experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.

Included in general museum admission, free for members.

http://exploration.org/

May 15

TOT Tuesday

Share by Email
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Third Tuesday of each month
10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages 2 - 5 with adult

Enjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.

TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.

http://exploration.org

May 29

TinkerTech Camps

Share by Email
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018 through Friday August 10, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Tinker Tech
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Entering grades 5 - 8
Registration required for all camps at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.

Special 4-day camp

May 29 - June 1
Sci-Fi Tech Toys
Bring science fiction ideas to life as you construct gadgets and more.

4-day Camp Prices:
Member: 100
Nonmember: 115

Weekly Camps

June 4 - 8
Air Capital Aviation - Design
Create a design for future aircraft using professional aviation tools and techniques.

June 11 - 15
Search and Rescue Drones
Develop drone-operating skills to search debris and assist in rescue efforts.

June 18 - 22
King of the Apps
Rule the CPU and develop a new app to share with campmates.

June 25 - 29
Air Capital Aviation - Build
Bring a future aircraft design to life from the ground up, using aviation industry methods.

July 9 - 13
Radical Robots
Assemble and program a robo-pal that can assist in daily life challenges.

July 16 - 20
Coding Craze
Crack complex codes to boost your tech trouble shooting skills.

July 23 - 27
Game Maker
Link game tech, game boards and game codes to create the ultimate tinkering challenge.

July 30 - August 3
Air Capital Aviation - Fly
Chart a course, prepare for takeoff and take flight while learning about how aircraft get off the ground.

August 6 - 10
Underwater Robotics
Design, construct and sink remotely operated vehicles and compete against your campmates creations in a wet and wild competition.

Prices:
Member: 125
Nonmember: 140

http://exploration.org/

May 29

Summer Camps

Share by Email
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Date: Tuesday May 29, 2018 through Friday August 10, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Summer Camps
Monday Friday
9 a.m. 4 p.m.
Grades entering 1 6
Registration required for all camps at www.exploration.org or 316.660.0620.

Special 4 day Camp

May 29 June 1
Sci Fi Science
Experiment with current science fiction concepts and see what comes to life.

4 day Camp Prices
Member 100
Nonmember 115

Weekly Camps

June 4 8
Architecture and Aircraft
Create blueprints, power your own bi-plane, construct with brackets, traces and more.

June 11 15
Meet the Sharks
Investigate one of the oceans fiercest predator its families, food and territory.

June 18 22
Storm the Castle
Design a coat of arms, construct watchtowers and catapults. Then attack or defend the castle.


June 25 29
In the Factory
Take your idea from the drawing board to finished product while learning what kind of processes it takes to build.

July 9 13
Body Detectives
Using clues and investigative techniques, discover just how complex your body is, and how it functions.

July 16 20
Minecraft Mania
Design your own characters and game fields as you bring Minecraft to life.

July 23 27
Creative Kitchen Chemistry
Take a pinch of play, add a dash of science and mix in some creativity to make spectacular combinations with ordinary ingredients.

July 30 August 3
Pilots and Planes
Train to become a pilot, construct an aircraft and ponder the wonder of how planes fly.

August 6 10
Under the Sea
In partnership with Music Theatre Wichita and its production of Disneys The Little Mermaid
Go behind the scenes of Music Theatre Wichitas production of The Little Mermaid and see what it takes to bring under the sea to the stage.

Prices
Member 135
Nonmember 150

http://exploration.org/

May 30

Summer Camps

Share by Email
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Date: Wednesday May 30, 2018 through Friday August 10, 2018
Location: Exploration Place
Address: 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67203
Category: Kids / Family
Preschool
Tuesday - Friday
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 4 - Entering Kindergarten
Registration required for all camps at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.

May 30 - June 1
Alien Automobiles
Discover how driving in outer space is out of this world.

June 5 - 8
Art and Airplanes
Pretend to be an aviation designer and decorate the inside and outside of aircraft.

June 12 - 15
The Shark Family
Make a splash with the sharks and discover what they eat, what eats them, how they swim and the different types of fins.

June 19 - 22
Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Calling all kings and queens of STEM to arise and learn how science was used to build castles and courts.

June 26 - 29
Creative Construction
If you can dream it, you can build it. Join in on developing new and exciting building creations.

July 10 - 13
My Body
Push the human body to the limits, from head to toe and everything in between.

July 17 - 20
Little Coders
Make a robot move and learn the basics of coding.

July 24 - 27
Playing with Food
Feed your brain with the succulent, savory science of food.

July 31 - August 3
Things in the Sky
Up, up and away! Create flying machines and find out what keeps them in the sky.

August 7 - 10
Deep Blue Sea
In partnership with Music Theatre Wichitas The Little Mermaid
Dive deep and discover the marine life that lies below the oceans surface.

Prices:
Member: $125
Nonmember: $140

Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $15
After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $15

http://exploration.org/