All Star Adventures, 1010 N. Webb Road. Twenty-two attractions including 14 rides. Cost is per activity. Call for hours, 316-682-3700, online at

All-Star Sports West, 8333 W. 21st. Cost is per activity. Call for hours, 316-722-7529.

The Edge Paintball Adventures, K-96 and Ridge Road, outdoor park with nine paintball fields. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; weekdays by reservation. Play starts at $15 for all-day session; group rates available. Information, 316-773-0537 or

Laser Quest Wichita, 2120 N. Woodlawn, Shop No. 470. Open Mon.-Tue. by reservation only. Hours 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Thu., 4-11 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 1-6 p.m. Sun. Admission $8, per game. Information, 316-652-9500.

Skate East, 1836 S. Woodlawn. Call for hours and admission. Information, 316-685-5711.

Skate South, 1900 E. MacArthur. Call for hours and admission. Information, 316-524-7261.

Wichita Ice Center, 505 Maple. Call for public skating hours. Admission $6, ages 4-under free; skate rental $2. Information, 316-337-9199, online at

Historic Fun

Augusta Historical Museum, 303 State St., Augusta. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free; donations accepted. Information, 316-775-5655.

Butler County History Center & Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E. Central, El Dorado. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., May-September. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sat., October-April. Museum admission $4, $3 for senior citizens, students $2, 5 and under free. Information, 316-321-9333.

Halstead Heritage Museum and Depot, 116 E. First, Halstead. Open 2-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. and by appointment. Free. Information, 316-835-2267.

Harvey County Historical Museum & Archives, 203 N. Main, Newton. Open 1-4 p.m. Wed.-Sat. or by appointment (except major holidays). Admission $3, $2 youth ages 5-17, children 4 and under free. Information, 316-283-2221.

Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd. Museum housed inside Wichita's first municipal airport, opened in 1934. Includes hand-on exhibits, historic planes under restoration, flight simulator, Jimmie Allen Flying Club Exhibit, KC-135, B-52, 727 and other historic planes. Museum hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $8, $7 seniors 60-up, $6 children 4-12, ages 3-under free. Information, 316-683-9242.

Kansas Firefighters Museum, 1300 S. Broadway. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1-April 30; open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thu.-Sat., May 1-Sept. 30, and tours by appointment. Admission $3, senior citizens $2.50, students $2, under 5 free. To book a tour, call 316-264-5990.

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1 to 5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Museum admission $4 adults, $2 ages 6-16, children under 6 and members free. Information, 316-265-9314.


CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Information, 316-462-2787.

Coutts Museum of Art, 110 N. Main, El Dorado. Open 1-5 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue., Thu.; noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free; donations accepted. Information, 316-321-1212.

Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Holiday hours closed today; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun., Regular hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. General admission $9:50, $8 seniors, $6 youth (ages 4-11), children under 4 and members free. Exploration Park open dawn-dusk; free. Information, 316-660-0600.

Great Plains Transportation Museum, street-level visitors entrance at 700 E. Douglas. Outdoor railroad rolling stock displays, indoor displays. Admission $5, $3 ages 3-12. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, year-round. Information, 316-263-0944.

Indian Center Museum, Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Museum and gift shop hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Indian tacos available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tue.-Wed., and 5-8 p.m. the first, second and four Wed. of the month. Museum admission $7, $5 for seniors 55+ and youth 12-18, $3 children 6-12, children 6-under free. Information and tours, 316-262-5221.

Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 2-6 p.m. Sat. Free. Information, 316-262-7651.

Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, 1100 N. Plum, Hutchinson. Hall of Space Museum and Carey IMAX Dome Theater. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter). Single venue tickets $8.50, $8 seniors ages 60-up and children 3-12. Building admission includes: one IMAX film, one planetarium show, Dr. Goddard's Lab and the Hall of Space Museum. Tickets $15, $13 seniors and children 3-12. Children 2-under free when sitting on parent's lap. Information, 620-662-2305 or 800-397-0330, online at

Kansas Learning Center for Health, 505 Main, Halstead. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Admission $2, $1.50 students and senior citizens, family $5. Information, 316-835-2662.

Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, 27th and Main, North Newton. Hours 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-16, 6-under free. Information, 316-283-1612.

Museum of World Treasures, 835 E. First. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $8.95, $7.95 for senior citizens, $6.95 ages 4-12, children under 4 free. Tours and group rates available. Information, 316-263-1311.

Prairie Rose Chuck Wagon, 15231 SW Parallel Road, Benton. Western show with the Prairie Rose Rangers featuring Orin Friesen, family entertainment, horse-drawn wagon rides, cowboy movies, all-you-can-eat smoked brisket meal. Gates open at 5 p.m. Sat., dinner/show at 6:30; gates open at 1 p.m. Sun., dinner/show at 1:30. Gospel Chuckwagon Supper with Riders of the Cross, every second and fourth Sunday. Tickets $30, $10 for children 6-12, $5 for ages 3-5, 2 and under free. Reservations required, 316-778-2121.

Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Information, 316-978-3664.

Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun., closed major holidays. Admission $5, $4 students and senior citizens, $2 children 5 and up, Saturdays free. Information, 316-268-4921.

Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Open 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun., closed major holidays. Free. Information, 316-634-2787.


Botanica, 701 Amidon. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. year-round, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., April-October (except major holidays). Admission $6.50, $5.50 seniors 62-up, $3 youth, under 5 free. Information, 316-264-0448.

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. Extensive wildflower plantings. Visitor and Education Center, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Grounds open dawn to dusk, year-round. Self-guided tour brochure of the gardens available. Free. Information, 620-327-8127.

Eagle Valley Raptor Center, 927 N. 343rd Street West, Cheney. Eagles, hawks, falcons, Snowy and Eagle Owls, Birds of Prey Educational Tour, covered pavilion for picnics and catered dinners. Donation $5, ages 3-under free. Call 316-393-0710 for appointment, online at

Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th North. Koch Habitat Hall with interactive displays, aquarium, wildlife observatory, gift shop, animal presentations, two miles of wheelchair-accessible nature trails. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Gift shop hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Nature trail hours sunrise to sunset. Free. Information, 316-683-5499.

Lake Afton Public Observatory, MacArthur Road (aka 39th Street South) at 247th Street West. Admission $3, $2 ages 6-12, under 6 free. For program and observing hours, call 316-794-8995 or 316-WSU-STAR.

Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 Zoo Blvd. Summer hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, March-October; winter hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. November-February. Admission $11, $7 for seniors, $6.50 children, ages 3 and under free. Information, 316-660-9453.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park, 1037 S. 183rd West, Goddard. Adults $11.95, $8.95 seniors, $7.95 children ages 3-12. Information, 316-794-8954, online at

O.J. Watson Park, 3055 S. Lawrence Road. Park open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, November-March, closed holidays. Rides closed through mid-March. Park admission free. Information, 316-529-9940.