Top Tourist Attractions In Wichita

Botanical Gardens

701 Amidon St, Wichita – 8 mins

Kansas offers a breathtaking landscape in the heart of the riverside neighborhood. Here you can enjoy Downing Children’s Garden, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Shakespeare Garden, Woodland Bird Garden, Butterfly Garden & House, Button Mermorail Fountain & Garden, Martha Parriott Terrace Garden, Koi Pond Pavilions, Jayne Milburn Aquatic Collection, Beverly Blue Gardens, Frances Lattner Wildflower Woodland, Gene E. Spear Railroad Garden, John Firscing Evergreen Collection, Linda Stewart Evaluation Garden, Cissy Wise Wildflower Meadow and more. Hours of operation are Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, admission is $9 adults, $8 military/senior and $6 youth.

Sedgwick County Zoo

5555 W Zoo Blvd, Wichita – 13 mins

Learn more about 3,000 animals and their habitats when you visit the Sedwick Zoo. Experience various exhibits such as: Africa, Downing Gorilla Forest, Reed Family, Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley, Amphibians & Reptiles, Asia, Slawson Family Tiger Trek, Australia, Cessna Penguin Cove, Children’s Farms, Orangutan & Chimpanzee, North America, South America and Tropics. The zoo is open Mon-Sun 8:30am-5pm.

Old Cowtown Museum

1865 Museum Blvd, Wichita – 7 mins

Experience the West in Old Cowtown Kansas. Visit Historic Structures & Collections, Residential Streets, Industrial & Business areas, Buffalo Hunter & Trader area, 1880 DeVore Farm, Blood Family Homestead and Old West Photography. Hours are Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm.

Exploration Place

300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita – 6 mins

Exploration Place provides kids with an area to learn and explore science. Exhibits include The Science of Riply’s, Wild Weather, Sun Earth Universe, Big Mouth, Bridging Art & Science, Creatorspace, Design Build Fly, Explore Kansas, Kansas in Miniature, Kansas Kids Connect, Keva, Making a Landmark, Nano, The Vanishing Cowboy and Where Kids Rule. Hours are Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park

1000 S Hawkins Ln, Goddard – 23 mins

Get your hands-on animal experience at Tanganyika Wildlife Park. Tanganyika offers feeding posts for Ring-Tail Lemurs, Indian Rhinos, Pygmy Hippos, Giraffes, Lories, African Tortoises, Bunnies, Guinea Pigs, Nigerian Dwarf Goats and more. They also provide extra experiences available for purchase. Hours are daily 9am-5pm.

Kansas Aviation Museum

3350 George Washington Blvd, Wichita – 14 mins

Fly into history as you learn about flight at the Kansas Aviation Museum. Aircrafts include the 1927 Swallow, 1929 American Eagle, 1931 Stearman Model 4D, 1934 Stearman Trainer, Boeing B-52D, Beech Bonanza B-35, Beech Jet Mentor, Boeing 727 and more. Summer prices are $9 for adults, $7 for Seniors, $6 for children and under 3 are free. Hours are Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm.