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Attractions in Wichita, Kansas

Amusements

  • All Star Adventures (East)
    1010 North Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67206
    316-682-3700, Wichita's only amusement park features rides, batting cages, go-karts, miniature golf, a driving range, bumper cars, arcade and redemption games, Bowlingo bowling, and... more info

  • All Star Sports (West)
    8333 West 21st North, Wichita, KS 67205
    316-722-7529, All Star Sports in Wichita West features rides, batting cages, go-karts, miniature golf, a driving range, bumper cars, arcade and redemption games, Bowlingo bowling, and... more info

  • Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway
    Hwy 160 W, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
    620-886-3553, Drive glorious Gypsum Hils to the High Plains, Hwy 160, Medicine Lodge to Coldwater. more info

  • Laser Quest
    2120 North Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67208
    316-652-9500, Reservations are always recommended for Laser Quest, a family entertainment venue that combines the classic games of hide-and-seek and tag with a high tech twist. The... more info

  • Let's Paint
    2110 North Maize Road, Suite 500, Wichita, KS 67212
    316-239-1142, A locally owned and operated art center providing fun and entertainment to the Wichita area.  more info  map

  • Pure Entertainment
    8545 West Irving Street, Wichita, KS 67209
    316-440-4740, Over 15,000 square feet of inflatables, including wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps and obstacle courses, in over 150 styles are rotated each week at Pure... more info

  • Rock River Rapids
    1900 East James Street, Derby, KS 67037
    Derby Aquatic Park
    316-788-POOL (Summer Info), Open from Memorial Day to mid-August, Rock River Rapids features a 600-foot long lazy river, slides, a lap pool, an aqua climb, diving boards, a themed playstructure,... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Flank Lloyd Wright's Allen-Lambe House
    255 North Roosevelt, Wichita, KS 67208
    316-687-1027, Considered the last of the Prairie Houses, the Henry J. Allen House was designed in 1915, by Frank Lloyd Wright for Henry J. and Elsie Allen. Guided tours are available... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Conway Springs City Library
    210 West Spring Avenue, Conway Springs, KS 67031
    620-456-2859, The Conway Springs City Library is normally open on Mondays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays and... more info

  • Park City Public Library
    2107 East 61st Street North, Park City, KS 67219
    316-744-6318, The Park City Public Library is normally open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday through Friday until 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to... more info

  • Wichita Public Library - Central Location
    223 South Main, Wichita, KS 67202
    316-261-8500, Wichita Public Library's central location is normally open Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., until 5:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Augusta Historical Museum
    303 State Street, Augusta, KS 67010
    Located in Historic Downtown Augusta
    316-775-5655, Owned and operated by the Augusta Historical Society, the Augusta Historical Museum features rotating exhibits that cover time eras from the pre-1800's through the... more info

  • Gallery XII
    412 East Douglas, Suite A, Wichita, KS 67202
    316-267-5915, Wichita’s first cooperative gallery, this fine arts gallery exhibits original art in such media as paintings, printmaking, photography, drawings, pastels, fiber art,... more info  map

  • Great Plains Transportation Museum
    700 East Douglas, Wichita, KS 67202
    316-263-0944, Santa Fe steam locomotive #3768 and Santa Fe FP45 diesel #93 are just some of what is on display at the Great Plains Transportation Museum, "dedicated to recording and... more info  map

  • Kansas African American Museum
    601 North Water Street, Wichita, KS 67203
    Located in Wichita's Museum District
    316-262-7651, Dedicated to bridging the gap of understanding between cultures, the Kansas African American Museum is housed in the circa 1917 Calvary Baptist Church building, which is... more info  map

  • Kansas Aviation Museum
    3350 South George Washington Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67210
    316-683-9242, With a focus on aircraft education and memorabilia with a Kansas connection, the Kansas Aviation Museum includes 40 historically significant aircraft, including a Beech... more info  map

  • Kansas Firefighters Museum
    1300 South Broadway, Wichita, KS 67211
    316-264-5990, Kansas' official state firefighters' museum is housed in the historic Engine House No. 6, which is listed on the Kansas and National Registers of Historic Places. Items... more info  map

  • Kansas Museum of Military History
    135 South Highway 77, Augusta, KS 67010
    316-775-1425, The Kansas Museum of Military History is home to over 10,000 permanent displays and articles, including planes, tanks, trucks, jeeps and helicopters. It is open April... more info

  • Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
    515 South Wichita Street, Wichita, KS 67202
    316-262-2038, Headquartered in the historic Wichita Boathouse in downtown Wichita, the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame preserves the state's sports history of great teams, athletes,... more info

  • Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology
    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260
    Wichita State University Campus
    316-978-7068, Open to the public Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology is located on the first floor of Neff Hall. Its two... more info

  • Mid-America All-Indian Center
    650 North Seneca, Wichita, KS 67203
    316-350-3340, The Mid-America All-Indian Center is a multi-purpose facility that serves as a cultural center and museum dedicated to educating people about and preserving the heritage... more info  map

  • Museum of World Treasures
    835 East 1st Street, Wichita, KS 67202
    Located in the Old Town District of Wichita
    316-263-1311, More than 3,000 certified finds are found throughout three floors of the Museum of World Treasures, home to Ivan the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Logan the Tylosaurus, treasures... more info  map

  • Old Cowtown Museum
    1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
    316-219-1871, Through living history, educational programs and historic re-enactments, experience life in the 1870's at this living history museum. Try a wagon ride, hear the ring of... more info  map

  • Sagebrush Gallery of Western Art
    115 East Kansas, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
    620-886-5163, Earl Kugn's working studio/gallery. more info  map

  • Ulrich Museum of Art
    1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, KS 67260
    316-978-3664, The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University is accredited by the American Association of Museums in Washington, D.C., one of only 12 accredited museums in... more info  map

  • Wichita Art Museum
    1400 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
    316-268-4921, The largest art museum in Kansas, the Wichita Art Museum houses one of the country’s finest collections of American art. Spanning three centuries, masterpieces by... more info  map

  • Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
    204 South Main Street, Wichita, KS 67202
    316-265-9314, Housed in Wichita’s original City Hall, "the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum’s mission is to educate the community and its visitors about local history by... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
    701 Amidon Street, Wichita, KS 67203
    316-264-0448, Open year-round, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Botanica features over nine acres of breathtaking gardenscaping that includes over 3,600 species of... more info  map

  • Eagle Valley Raptor Center
    927 North 343rd Street West, Wichita, KS 67025
    316-393-0710, Eagle Valley Raptor Center specializes in native Kansas birds of prey, including eagles, hawks, owls, kites, flacons and vultures. Personal guided tours are available. more info

  • Great Plains Nature Center
    6232 East 29th Street North, Wichita, KS 67220
    316-683-5499, Open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Great Plains Nature Center serves as an educator to the public of the natural resources, especially the... more info  map

  • Kansas Wildlife Exhibit
    700 Nims, Wichita, KS 67203
    Located in Central Riverside Park
    316-683-5499, The Kansas Wildlife Exhibit contains over 25 different species of native mammals, reptiles and birds in eight cages which have a modern, naturalistic design that ensures... more info  map

  • Sedgwick County Zoo
    5555 Zoo Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67212
    316-660-WILD (9453), "The #1 outdoor family tourist attraction in Kansas," Sedgwick County Zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals representing almost 400 different species. more info  map

  • Tanganyika Wildlife Park
    1000 South Hawkins Lane, Goddard, KS 67052
    316-794-8954, A fun family park where you can view hundreds of animals, many of which you can directly interact. This is also a great place for special events, such as birthday... more info

Science & Technology

  • Exploration Place
    300 North McLean Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
    Downtown Wichita’s Museums on the River District
    316-660-0600, Kansas’ premier science center, Exploration Place features four hands-on exhibit areas designed for all ages that focus on flight, Kansas, medieval life in a... more info  map

  • Lake Afton Public Observatory
    25000 West 39th South, Goddard, KS 67052
    Located Just 20 Miles from Downtown Wichita
    316-978-3191, View a brilliant night sky from the Lake Afton Observatory telescope. You will be able to see the wonders of the universe and the museum features interactive astronomy... more info

  • Lake Afton Public Observatory
    MacArthur Rd. (39th St. South) & 247th St. West, Wichita, KS 67260
    Lake Afton County Park
    316-WSU-STAR (978-7827), Operated by Wichita State University's Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education, the Lake Afton Public Observatory features a 16-inch telescope and a museum... more info

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Wyldewood Cellars Tasting Room
    7130 West Maple Street. #250, Wichita, KS 67209
    Mapleridge Center
    316-686-9463, Wyldewood Cellars is a family owned Kansas winery that is internationally known for its award-winning elderberry wine. Wyldewood Cellars produces over 40 different... more info

  

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