Wichita, Kansas Attractions

With a population of about 650,000, the Wichita metropolitan area is the 48th-largest city in the United States and the largest city in Kansas.

You and your family will want to make the time to spend two or three days in this vibrant city. Here are some of the nine best things to do in Wichita. Attractions you won’t want to miss.

You’ll find the 44-foot, 5-ton weathered steel sculpture atop a 30-foot pedestal overlooking the city. The Native American artist Blackbear Bosin donated the sculpture to Wichita in 1974.

Keeper of the Plains Plaza and Ring of Fire

It contains over 3,000 artifacts and pieces of American Indian history demonstrating how American Indians lived and celebrated their lives.

Mid-America All-Indian Museum

For a contrasting view of American Art, the Wichita Art Museum is a must-see. You might get lost in all the beautiful art pieces and the history behind each of them.

Wichita Art Museum

Opened in 1997 to display African Americans’ vibrant history within Kansas. The museum displays the timeline that paved the way for African Americans in America today

Kansas African American Museum

Visit the beautifully preserved Great Plains Transportation Museum and learn about the locomotives that paved their way through the Great Plains.

Great Plains Transportation Museum

One of the ten largest zoos in the country, with over 3,000 animals from almost 400 different species around the world. The animals that call this zoo home live in their most fitting geological setting and natural habitat.

Wichita Sedgwick County Zoo

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