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Exploration Place

300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States

March 2016

Exploration Place Trip – R4R

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States
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Deployed Affected Families* can enjoy a FREE day of fun at Exploration Place in Wichita on 5 March from 10am-5pm.  See, feel and create using science just like the Blue Man Group! Play a Theremin organ, construct instruments with PVC tubes to compose your own song and use the human body as a drum. Call 759-6020 to sign-up by 4 March. *Deployed Affected Families: Deployed affected and dependent restricted assigned Air Force personnel and their families. Must have deployed between…

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May 2016

Blue Man Group: Making Waves – R4R

May 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States
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Deployed Affected Families* can enjoy a fun day at Exploration Place for only $6.50 per person on May 1 from 12pm-2pm. See, feel and create sounds using science just like the Blue Man Group! Play a Theremin organ. Create instruments using PVC tubes and create your own song. Use the human body as a drum. Compose patterns using vibrations. Sign Up by 25 April by calling the YC at 759-4070. *Deployed affected and dependent restricted assigned Air Force personnel and their families.…

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Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World – R4R

May 8, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States
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Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World: Encounter the history of the world's most recognized musical instrument. Join us at Exploration Place, May 8 from 12pm-2pm and experience diverse genres of music and discover the science of pitch and tone. Find out how the selection of different materials and strings, fused with electromagnetism and amplification, create this elaborate device that has revolutionized music. Discover more than 60 guitars and nearly 100 historical artifacts that immerse you in the heart of…

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April 2017

Hearts Apart Exploration Place Trip

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States
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Do you have a family member who is currently deployed or has deployed since 1 Oct 2016?  If so, join the Airman & Family Center for a Hearts Apart trip to Exploration Place!  Join us on Saturday, 22 April from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Exploration Place, where you'll get to see the museum's newest exhibits, "Ice Age" and "Voyage to Vietnam"!  Meet on the patio at 11:30 a.m. for a free lunch.  This is a free event, but you must…

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October 2017

Homeschool Hookup- Exploration Place

October 3, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States
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Hey, homeschool families!  Are you looking for a homeschool group where you can take field trips, learn something new, and have fun with other kids?  If so, the McConnell AFB Library's Homeschool Hookup is just for you!  Each month, our Homeschool Hookup families will visit a different location in the surrounding area for you to explore and learn.  On Tuesday, 3 October from 1 - 2:30 p.m., we will be visiting Exploration Place to learn about local science and scout…

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August 2019

Hearts Apart: Exploration Place

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States

Our Hearts Apart families are invited to join us at the state’s premier science center – Exploration Place on 17 August! This interactive museum emphasizes aviation, Kansas geography and hosts traveling exhibits that showcase the importance of math and science in the world around us. This event is free for all Hearts Apart participants! In order to qualify for Hearts Apart, you must have a family member who is currently deployed. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am - 12:30…

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EFMP: Exploration Place

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Wichita, KS United States

Our Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) families are invited to join us at the state’s premier science center – Exploration Place! This interactive museum emphasizes aviation, Kansas geography and hosts traveling exhibits that showcase the importance of math and science in the world around us. In collaboration with Hearts Apart this event is free for our EFMP families! The science center is featuring the science of Ripley's Believe it or Not traveling Exhibit. Travel with the group or explore on…

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