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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-Wed 10am-8pm, Thurs 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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    Kansas in Miniature Holiday Show

    November 26, 2016 - December 31, 2016

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    Let It Snow!

    November 26, 2016 - December 31, 2016

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    Eat Well, Play Well

    October 1, 2016 - January 2, 2017

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    Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

    October 1, 2016 - January 2, 2017

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    Space School

    January 16, 2016 - January 15, 2017

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    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 28, 2016

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    Meet Santa at Exploration Place

    Dec 10, 2016

    From: 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

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    Children's Spanish Program

    Recurring monthly on the 2nd Wednesday until December 14, 2016

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    TOT Tuesday

    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Tuesday until December 20, 2016

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    Winter Break Edentures

    Dec 21 - 23, Dec 27 - 28, 2016

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    5th Annual Smallgrass Film Festival

    January 14, 2017

    From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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    Discover the Ice Age

    February 4, 2017 - April 30, 2017

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    2017 Wichita Regional Science and Engineering Fair

    February 17, 2017

    From: 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

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    11th Annual Death by Chocolate

    February 25, 2017

    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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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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