Attractions

Looking for some of Wichita's top attractions?

Here you can find a great selection of just a few of the unique attractions, parks and museums Wichita, KS has to offer. Explore the Ulrich Museum of Art, visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House, stroll through and smell the goodness of Botanica Flower Gardens, take a step back in time at the Old Cowtown Museum, and view beautiful unique art at the Wichita Art Museum. Some of the top things to do in Wichita, KS with children include the Sedgwick County Zoo, Exploration Place, and the Museum of World Treasures.

Sedgwick County Park is a large and beautiful park with lots of activities for families or the individual. The park is located in northwest Wichita between 13th and 21st , west of the zoo. With four lakes, there is plenty of room for fishing, relaxing or feeding the ducks and...
Our mission at Tanganyika, is to share our passion for animals by providing REAL experiences that are entertaining and educational in order to have a significant impact in the stewardship of select species.  The Park is dedicated to helping everyone improve their connection with the wonders of the animal world....
The Sedgwick County Zoo is home to 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species. These residents are grouped geographically and in settings that duplicate their natural habitats. Exhibits include: Africa, Asia, North America, Tropics, Children’s Farms, Amphibians and Reptiles, Koch Orangutan and Chimpanzee Habitat, Cessna Penguin Cove, The Downing Gorilla...
Located in Sim Park, this gorgeous patch of cultivated flora offers themed gardens such as the Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose and Wildflower Garden and the award-winning Sally Stone Sensory Garden, plus special programs for children.
The Keeper of the Plains sculpture is located where the Arkansas and the Little Arkansas Rivers meet, a sacred site to Native Americans. The stone base and steel statue stand a combined 74 feet about the river and is the most photographed attraction in Wichita.
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum is Wichita Kansas’former 1892 City Hall. One the most architecturally striking buildings in Downtown Wichita. It is just as beautiful on the inside with 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors filled with exhibits representing Kansas and its history. 1st floor of the building is filled with...
The largest art museum in Kansas offers a sizable collection of pieces by American painters, potters, sculptors, and textile weavers. Mary Cassatt, Arthur G. Dove, Thomas Eakins, Robert Henri and Winslow Homer are just a handful of the talented artists in our permanent collection.
Be transported back in time at this unique, 23 acre open-air history museum that recreates Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas from 1865 to 1880. Museum staff dress in period costume and demonstrate everyday activities including, gardening, tending livestock and cooking.
Discover the treasures . . . around the world and through the ages. Where can you explore the crusty bones of long-lost creatures, marvel at Egyptian mummies, uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations, travel to the land of Conquistadors.
The importance of the Kansas Aviation Museum building to the glory days of Kansas aviation cannot be overstated. Its grand art-deco style appeals both to the aviation community and to anyone interested in historic preservation.
A Kansas wildlife habitat in the city. Bird watching. Paved hiking trails. Discovery programs. Indoor wildlife observatory. Connecting people with nature. The Great Plains Nature Center is a cooperative partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, and the City of Wichita...
Delve into hundreds of interactive exhibits that stimulate the mind and teach about science, and that’s only inside the main building. Outside there’s a park where visitors can observe Kansas wildlife in a wetlands habitat and dig for archeological treasures inside a giant sandbox.
This quiet little park is located on the east bank of the Arkansas river in downtown Wichita.  Winding paths take you to each of the memorial monuments from the front of the park down to the river.  You can site at benches for a quiet serene moment to reflect on...
INTRUST Bank Arena, an SMG-managed facility, is a modern, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, perfect for concerts and conventions alike. Located in the heart of downtown Wichita with trendy restaurants, shops and eclectic entertainment options nearby, the INTRUST Bank Arena is the premier arena in the Midwest. The arena features...