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Wichita, Kansas Attractions
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Choose from the following attractions:
Old Cowtown Wichita Convention & Visitor's Bureau
The Eaton Hotel Indian Center Museum
Keeper-of-the-Plains Statue Charles M. Russell Gallery
The Chisholm Trail Museum Botanica
Sedgwick County Zoo Buffalo Bill Monument
The Children's Museum of Wichita Wichita River Festival
Downtown Trolley


Downtown Trolley

For trolley route information, please call (316) 265-7221

You can even charter a trolley! There are special routes and rides during each week.

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Wichita River Festival

Mailing address: 1820 E. Douglas
Wichita, Kansas 67214
Phone: 1-877-WFIFEST

1998 is the 27th annual Wichita River Festival held May 8-17 in Wichita. Come again next year and have the time of your life!

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Old Cowtown Museum

1875 W. Museum Blvd.
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: 316-350-3323

Discover the old west at Old Cowtown, an open-air history museum. Fee for admission<br>Please call for more information

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Indian Center Museum

Mid-America All-Indian Center
650 N. Seneca
Wichita, Kansas 67203
Phones: (316) 350-3340

This museum shows the heritage of the native tribes of North America. Many permanent and rotating exhibits. Gift shop available. Please calls for hours and details.

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Keeper-of-the-Plains Statue

Mid-America All-Indian Center
650 N. Seneca
Wichita, Kansas
Phone: (316) 262-5221

This is a 44 foot tall sculpture using 50 tons of metal. It stands as a tribute to all native Americans.

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Charles M. Russell Gallery

"Heritage of the West"
Wichita Art Museum
619 Stackman Dr.
Wichita, Kansas
Phone: (316) 268-4921

Over 20 original paintings, watercolors, drawings and bronzes from the M.C. Naftzger collection. Other outstanding western art may also be seen at the museum. Please call for hours and details. A gift shop is available.

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Botanica
The Wichita Gardens
701 Amidon
Wichita, Kansas 67203
Phone: (316) 264-0448

Among the gardens located here are: The Shakespearean Garden, The Butterfly Garden, The Beverly R. Blue Teaching Garden, The Rose Garden, The Aquatic Collection, and The Wildflower Garden. You will thoroughly enjoy yourself in this pleasant place to spend the day! Please call for details and hours.

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Sedgwick County Zoo

5555 Zoo Blvd.
Wichita, Kansas 67212
Phone: (316) 660-9453

Much to see and do here at the zoo with all exhibits in natural surroundings. See a prairie dog town and more. Take a sky-walk for and bird's eye view. Please call for details

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Chisholm Trail Exhibit

Wichita Sedgwick Co. Historical Museum
204 S. Main
Wichita, Kansas
Phone: (316) 265-9314

The colorful and exciting history of the "Chisholm Trail" is highlighted here. Learn about Jesse Chisholm and his legacy. Please call for details

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Buffalo Bill Monument & Gravesite

Highland Cemetery
1001 N. Hillside
Wichita, Kansas

The Original Buffalo Bill was actually named William Mathewson. The Indians knew him as "Sinpah Zilbah" ("The Long-bearded dangerous white man"). See this monument of his gravesite. Please call for hours and details.

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The Eaton Hotel

523 E. Douglas
Wichita, Kansas
Phone: (316) 262-5424

This hotel was first opened on January 1, 1887 with the name of the "Carey House." It was here that Carrie Nation, the famous prohibitionist, smashed the hotel bar on December 27, 1900. The hotel's name was changed to the Eaton in 1910. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau

100 S. Main, Suite 100
Wichita, Kansas 67202
Phone: (316) 265-2800

Toll-free: 800-288-9424

For more information about Wichita, please contact the Convention and Visitor's Bureau

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The Children's Museum of Wichita

435 South Water
Wichita, Kansas 67202

Fun for everyone - the young and the young at heart!
9-5 Tues-Sat and 1-5 Sunday. Also open Mondays 9-5 during summer.
Fee for admission

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