Just click your heels together three times to find a magical collection of wonderful things to do in Wichita, Kansas. Whether Wichita is home, or a place you’re visiting, you may be surprised at all the kinds you and your munchkins can do in town.
Sedgwick County Zoo is located at 5555 Zoo Boulevard in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67212 zip code area. There are no flying monkeys, but animals and exhibits are part of the wild fun at the Sedgwick County Zoo. You can adopt an animal to show your support, celebrate a birthday, enjoy a field trip or other learning experience, or partake in any number of special programs scheduled on the zoo’s calendar of events. For more information, call 316-660-9453.
Botanic: The Wichita Gardens is located at 701 Amidon Street in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67203 zip code area. What better way to spend a day than surrounded with a variety of gardens? Botanical: The Wichita Gardens provide a variety of features for all ages to enjoy. The facility includes Downing Children’s Garden, Beverly R. Blue Teaching Garden, Butterfly Garden, Butterfly/Pansy House, Cissy Wise Wildflower Meadow, Francis Lattner Wildflower Woodland, Frank Smith Woodland Glade, and Garden on the rocks. They also have a calendar of events chock full of activities and learning opportunities, as well as rentals and membership benefits. For more information, call 316-264-0448.
Exploration Place is located at 300 N. McLean Blvd. in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67203 zip code area. Traveling exhibits, permanent exhibits, mini golf, exploration park, live theater, live science shows, birthday parties, field trips, summer camp, hands on fun and endless learning are all up for grabs at Exploration Place. For more information, call 316-660-0600.
Museum of World Treasures is located at 835 1st Street N. in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67202 zip code area. Dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, presidents, royalty, and military memorabilia and other artifacts might have you feeling like your’e not in Kansas anymore. School tours, birthdays, camp ins, banquets, exhibits, and education are all under one roof in the Museum of World Treasures. Look no further for the man behind the curtain. The world of treasures is already before you. You may also find courage, a heart, or a smarter brain! For more information, call 316-263-1311.
Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum is located at 204 South Main in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67202 zip code area. Sometimes you need to look at where you’ve been in order to know for sure where you’re going, and the Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum can help you do just that. This museum is born from the 1892 City Hall, a luxurious hall with fine finishes and artwork. According to their website, “The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum’s mission is to educate the community and its visitors about local history by collecting, preserving, and interpreting materials reflecting the heritage of Wichita and Sedgwick County.” For more information, call 316-265-9314.
Great Plains Nature Center is located at 6232 E. 29th N. in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67220 zip code area. The great plains were influenced by many regional factors, creating an interesting mix of flora and fauna, all celebrated fully by the Great Plains Nature Center. Within the great plains, there are nearly 460 species of birds, almost 90 species of mammals, around 70 species of snakes, lizards, and turtles; over 30 species of amphibians, more than 140 types of invertebrate animals and insects, as well as hundred of types of plants and grasses. Learn more about the wildlife of the great plains. For more information, call 316-683-5499.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House is located at 255 N. Roosevelt in Wichita, KS. This address is in the 67208 zip code area. The last of the prairie houses, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House, was commissioned in 1915, completed three years later, and has been restored to its original state. The venue offers guided tours, study centers, and a calendar of special events. All activities are by reservation only due to limited space. Photographs are not permitted inside the building. For more information, call 316-687-1027.
All that, and not a single mention of shops, boutiques, restaurants — of which there are many places to choose. There are also a wide variety of parks, a plethora of museums, myriad historic landmarks, art galleries, several movie theaters, and more. While it’s true there are many, many things to do along your journey down the road, the truth remains that there’s no place like home, especially if home is in Wichita, Kansas.
Give Ambrose Team a call today to learn more about local neighborhoods, put your house on the market, or tour available homes for sale. You can reach Katherine at 316-807-5079, Randy at 316-312-3079, and Brian at 316-253-6442.