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Wichita Sights and Landmarks Guide, Kansas

Wichita, the County Seat

Wichita is a very densely populated city of the United States and is situated on Arkansas River in the South Central region of Kansas. It is the County Seat of the Sedgwick County and comes to be known as among the 51 largest cities of the United States. Over the time, Wichita has developed in to a great entertainment and cultural center. The incredible downtown district that offers amazing restaurants, nightclubs, parks, museums and shopping centers attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world.

Great tourist attractions

Wichita is widely known for the fantastic sights that it has to offer to the tourists that specially come here from all over the world. Some of the most spectacular tourist destinations  are the following:

The Allen Lambe House

It was basically designed for a prominent Statesman and journalist Henry J Allen and Elsie J Nuzman Allen, his wife. It has modern architecture and is fundamentally a country or manor house.

Botanica, the Wichita gardens

The Botanica is spread over 9.5 acres of land and features themed gardens. The most cherished ones include the woodland glades, the aquatic collection, teaching garden, rose garden, scenery garden and the butterfly garden.

The Old Cowtown Museum

It is a place where history can be studied and experienced at its best. There are dramatic clashes of the Victorian ideals along with the economic realities. The wagon rides, the blacksmith anvil sounds, the humble home and the very rugged look of the place are widely cherished by the visitors.

The Ulrich Museum of Art

It is situated over the Wichita State University Campus and features over 60,000 artworks along with large glass and marble mosaic. In fact, 65 of the modern sculptures are also displayed there. Great paintings, photo collections, art collections, exhibits, statues, fountains and standalone sculptures can be experienced here with ultimate delight.

Museum of World Treasures

It is one of the most exciting places a visitor can see. It has ten of the real dinosaurs and two embalmed Egyptian mummies along with great many other such things that are thrilling and exciting to the visitors. It also features as Hall of American Presidents, European Hall of Royalty, Berlin Wall Exhibit, and Revolutionary to Vietnam, War Exhibits and a Children’s Activity Center.

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  • MalikaOld Town Wichita
    travel tip by Malika posted more then 30 days ago
    Though it may be the historic district of the town and truly the buildings, warehouses and lampposts are all the original, though renovated 'accessories' of the district, the Old Town Wichita, however, is now the home of arts and...
  • asterixGreat Plains Nature Center
    travel tip by asterix posted more then 30 days ago
    You are able to see and learn about the prairie wildlife, flora and fauna by touring Free the Great Plains Nature Center. Though it is not a major visitor center, it is still an educational sight, where you can gather various...
  • lizzy_aBotanica
    travel tip by lizzy_a posted more then 30 days ago
    The most appropriate time to visit the Wichita Gardens would be in summer or spring, because these are the times when the flowers are in bloom and that is the main reason the Botanica is so worth seeing. The whole place is so beautiful,...
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