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    Exploration Place

    • 300 N McLean Blvd.
    • Wichita, KS 67203-5901

    Welcome to the state’s premier science center – Exploration Place! Parked along the picturesque Arkansas River, Exploration Place inspires the next generation of Wichita scientists and engineers. The interactive museum emphasizes aviation, Kansas geography and hosts traveling exhibits that showcase the importance of math and science in the world around us. Permanent exhibits include: - Big Mouth Exhibit - Bridging Art & Science -CreatorSpace - Exploring Flight and Design - Exploring Our Only Home - Kansas in Miniature - Kansas Kids Connect - KEVA: Build Your Mind - Making a Landmark - Nano - The Vanishing Cowboy - Where Kids Rule Visitors can also enjoy the Boeing Dome Theater, Explore Store as well as the outdoor Exploration Park and MiniGolf course.

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    • Capacity: 2000
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    • Days & Hours: Sun-Mon Noon-5pm, Tues-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm
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    • Group Min: 15
    • Group Rate: yes
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    • Price Range: $3-$8
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    • Tour Length: Call 265-4285 for details
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    • Days & Hours: T-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5
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    Supervolcanoes

    Date: June 7, 2017 - September 30, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Hall of Heroes

    Date: May 20, 2017 - January 1, 2018

    Time: From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    Date: Sep 22, Sep 27, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Radio Lobo Presents: Fiesta Hispana

    Date: September 24, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Senior Wednesday

    Date: September 27, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Senior Expo

    Date: September 28, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    Date: Oct 4, Oct 6, Oct 11, Oct 13, Oct 18, Oct 20, Oct 25, Oct 27, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night

    Date: October 7, 2017

    Time: Starting: 06:00 PM

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Sensory Friendly Day

    Date: Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Sensory Friendly Fun

    Date: Recurring monthly on the 2nd Sunday until December 10, 2017

    Time: From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Children's Spanish Program

    Date: Oct 11, Nov 15, Dec 6, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Museum of the Undead 5: Camp Crystal Lake

    Date: October 13, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    School's Out Edventures

    Date: Oct 20, Oct 23, Nov 10, Nov 20, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    4th Annual Spooky Science

    Date: October 21, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Senior Wednesday

    Date: October 25, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    Date: Nov 1, Nov 3, Nov 8, Nov 10, Nov 15, Nov 17, Nov 22, Nov 24, Nov 29, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    The Assistance League of Wichita Presents: Gingerbread Village

    Date: November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Explore Store Discount Shopping Weekend

    Date: November 25, 2017 - November 26, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show

    Date: November 25, 2017 - December 31, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Rock the Dome

    Date: November 25, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Design Build Fly | Exhibit Opening

    Date: Dec 2 - 3, 2017

    Time: Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    Date: Dec 6, Dec 8, Dec 13, Dec 15, Dec 20, Dec 22, Dec 27, Dec 29, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Meet Santa

    Date: Dec 9, Dec 16, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Winter Break Edventures

    Date: Dec 18 - 22, Dec 27 - 29, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Let It Snow!

    Date: December 25, 2017 - December 31, 2017

    Location: Exploration Place

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    Hall of Heroes

    Date: January 1, 2018 - January 1, 2018

    Location: Exploration Place

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    • Exhibits Space
    • Description Exploration Place's dramatic architecture and stunning views serve as a compelling background, matched only by its extraordinary exhibits, high-tech theaters, and unique outdoor spaces.
    • Exhibits 5
    • Total Sq. Ft. 3575
    • Reception Capacity 400
    • Theatre Capacity 165
    • Banquet Capacity 250
    • Number of Rooms 6
    • Classroom Capacity 60
    The Grand Hall
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
    • Theater Capacity: 300
    • Banquet Capacity: 210
    • Reception Capacity: 400
    The Main Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
    • Banquet Capacity: 210
    • Reception Capacity: 400
    The Board Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 700
    • Reception Capacity: 28
    Kemper Creative Learning Studio
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1250
    • Theater Capacity: 150
    Discovery room B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 750
    • Classroom Capacity: 40
    WaterWay Cafe
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
    • Banquet Capacity: 85
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