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Ballet Wichita

Ballet Wichita

1600 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67203   Directions

(316) 687-5880


Some of the world's best-loved stories are told through the artistry of the Ballet Wichita. Combining classical masterpieces as its soundtrack, such notable productions like Alice in Wonderland, Swan Lake and La Boheme are presented by some of the area's most accomplished performers. Their skills are only accentuated all the more by the stellar musicianship of their accompanying orchestra, the sets and backdrops that help tell the story, and the tireless work of many stage managers, costumers and directors. The Wichita's clever slogan is true when they say that every year is a leap year for them and their audiences.

Botanica

Botanica

701 Amidon St
Wichita, KS 67203   Directions

(316) 264-0448


Wichita's culture and horticulture coexist brilliantly at Botanica, the Wichita Gardens. Whether it's the seasonal wonders that draw you in, like the Summer Annual Display featuring of 25,000 flowers, the Butterfly House with it's unique collection of fascinating species, or the Tuesdays on the Terrace outdoor event that features attractions, live music and great company, there's always something blooming at Botanica. And like the flowers that populate it, the results of such cultural cultivation are nothing less than beautifully breathtaking.

Cosmosphere

Cosmosphere

1100 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501   Directions

(800) 397-0330


The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center allows visitors of all ages to journey from the earth to the moon. Aside from viewing actual spacecraft that make up the multidimensional exhibits and attractions, you can see rocket demonstrations as well as out-of-this-world features in the IMAX theater. Some of the most influential and pioneering figures are spotlighted in the Hall of Space Museum and other astronomically-themed displays. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop to purchase your very own astronaut costume!

Crown Dinner Theatre

Crown Dinner Theatre

3207 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67218   Directions

(316) 612-7696


The art of dinner theater was once thought to be something from a bygone era. But at the Crown Dinner Theatre, is is thankfully alive and well. Enjoy an exceptional evening out for a stupendously delicious meal and classic performances from seasoned actors and actresses throughout dinner at the Crown. Don't forget to make your reservations, you won't want to miss a truly different theatrical and culinary experience at this attraction.

Great Plains Nature Center

Great Plains Nature Center

3262 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220   Directions

(316) 683-5499


Understanding our world is always great fun for the kids, and a great place to learn and have fun at the same time is the Great Plains Nature Center. The center is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kansas Department of Parks and Wildlife, and the City of Wichita Parks and Recreation Department. With that much support, the center proves to be a great place to interact and understand the state's wildlife through exhibits, attractions and tours.

Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

515 S Wichita St
Wichita, KS 67202   Directions

(316) 262-2038


There's nothing quite like the spirit of healthy competition, and that tradition of playing and playing hard is celebrated at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. The stories of these exceptional athletes are all presented in various exhibits and attractions that highlight both their personal and professional struggles, and that makes their accomplishments in their chosen sport all the more significant. State records, updates on the current activities of inductees and much more await you at this special collection that will equally entertain devoted and casual sports fans alike.

Lake Afton Public Observatory

Lake Afton Public Observatory

25000 W 39th S
Goddard, KS 67052   Directions

(316) 448-6908


How about taking a really close look at the planets and the stars? The kids will love seeing Saturn's rings through the 16-inch telescope at the Lake Afton Public Observatory. Once you go through the whole Solar System, enjoy some great interactive exhibits and attractions in the observatory's museum area. The exhibits will describe what you just saw through that ultra-powerful telescope in greater detail.

Mark Arts

Mark Arts

1307 N Rock Rd
Wichita, KS 67206   Directions

(316) 634-2787


It all begins with a child's imagination. If your kids are imaginative and love to draw and create things, then fostering that talent by visiting an equally creative environment is the next logical step. Take that step at the Mark Arts; it doesn't matter if your child wants to create something hands-on like pottery or take part in a full-fledged theatrical production, this attraction offers these and lots more avenues on which your budding artist can express himself.

Sedgwick County Zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo

5555 Zoo Blvd
Wichita, KS 67212   Directions

(316) 660-9453


The Sedgwick County Zoo continues a 40 year tradition of bringing some of the world's most exotic creatures together so that you and your kids can see fascinating exhibits, attractions, and species like alligators, gorillas, lions, and bears all residing in the zoo's meticulously kept environments. With nearly 500,000 guests walking through its gates annually, the zoo's staff works hard to make sure that your visit will be as fun as it is educational.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park

Tanganyika Wildlife Park

1000 S Hawkins Ln
Goddard, KS 67052   Directions

(316) 794-8954


The Tanganyika Wildlife Park takes the concept of going to the zoo one adventurous step further by giving you a chance to really interact with your favorite animals. At this attraction, you can hand feed the giraffes, ride on top of a camel, and walk up next to a kangaroo for an unforgettable photo opportunity! The kids will love the accessibility to the wildlife, and the expertly trained staff are always around to ensure safety as you marvel at this incredible collection of animals.

Wichita Symphony Orchestra

Wichita Symphony Orchestra

225 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67202   Directions

(316) 267-7658


There isn't a bad seat in the house when you take in an evening of classics performed by the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. And not only will you hear classics by the composers you love, the performers that are slated to appear are just as exciting, with Chris Botti, Terrence Wilson, and Julie Albers all scheduled to perform in the upcoming season. If you've never experienced the wide, panoramic sound of the symphony, get your tickets for yourself and a guest, get dressed up and come and feast your ears on some of the greatest music ever made.

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