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    Wichita Experiences

    Wichita is chock-full of some of the heartland’s most unique and inviting attractions. Visit Wichita has partnered with nine area attractions to launch Wichita Experiences to provide a variety of hands-on, exclusive adventures for those who don’t settle for a typical getaway.

    Behind the Scenes at Tanganyika

    TWLP - Experience

    Tanganyika Wildlife Park

    Intimate animal encounters will connect you to the animal kingdom. Learn about Tanganyika’s success with species survival and breeding programs. Go behind the scenes to touch and feed the rare okapi or join the penguins in Trouble Maker’s Cove as they paint a beautiful masterpiece.

    Pricing Per Person:
    Penguin or Okapi: $35
    Bus Tour: $29

    Group Size:
    Minimum Guests: Penguins or Okapi - 2; Bus Tour 10
    Maximum Guests: Penguins or Okapi: 12; Bus Tour 55

    Availability of Experience:
    Tickets available at the gift shop day of up to 20 minutes prior. Check website for times; Bus Tour by appointment

    Length of Experience:
    Penguins & Okapi 45 minutes
    Bus Tour 1 hour 30 minutes

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Rachel Davis
    316-794-8954
    reservations@twpark.com
    Book online at www.twpark.com/behindthescenes or call/email

    Connect With Us!
    twpark.com
    Facebook: @twparkfans
    Twitter: @TanganyikaPark
    Pinterest: twparkfans
    Instagram: tanganyikapark

    Unlocking the Stories

    MOWT Experience

    Museum of World Treasures

    Priceless artifacts from around the world create an amazing experience. Hear the unique stories about the artifacts that will surprise and amaze. Go behind the scenes to learn about the collections and then become a curator identifying artifacts.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $19 plus tax; Members $15 plus tax

    Group Size:
    Reserved groups must be booked one month in advance. Minimum Guests: 10
    Maximum Guests: 24; Groups over 12 will be split

    Availability of Experience:
    Mon. through Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Length of Experience:
    2 hours

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    316-263-1311
    Kristin Martin
    education@worldtreasures.org

    Connect With Us!
    worldtreasures.org
    Facebook: @museumofWorldTreasures
    Twitter: @WorldTreasures

    Piloting Innovation

    Exploration Place Experience

    Exploration Place

    Exploration and innovation have played a significant role in Wichita’s success through the years. Discover the city’s global impact from aviation to architecture. Pilot a drone, explore the pathways to invention and unleash your innovative spirit in CreatorSpace.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $20

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 10 Maximum: 60

    Availability of Experience:
    During open hours, all year. Will consider after-hours based on size of group. Larger groups will be split. Also, we do customized programs for special groups.

    Length of Experience:
    90 minutes to 2 hours

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    316-660-0620
    reservations@exploration.org
    Minimum 2 weeks notice preferred.

    Connect With Us!
    exploration.org
    Facebook: ExplorationPlace
    Twitter: @DiscoverAtEP
    Pinterest: explorationpl
    Instagram: explorationplace

    Walking in Two Worlds: Blackbear Bosin & the Keeper of the Plains

    Mid-America All-Indian Center

    Mid-America All-Indian Center

    Learn about the culture, history and traditions of American Indians. Uncover the history of native peoples, learn about the powwow traditions and enjoy a hands-on fry bread experience. Discover how Blackbear Bosin, an Indian from the Kiowa and Comanche tribes united a community with his iconic Keeper of the Plains monument.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $25/person; upgrade to $35/person with Indian Taco bar. We customize programs for special events & groups.

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 12 Maximum: 24

    Availability of Experience:
    By appointment

    Length of Experience:
    2 hours+ depending on upgrade

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Crystal Bachicha
    316-350-3345
    cbachicha@wichita.gov

    Connect With Us!
    theindiancenter.org
    Facebook: @MidAmericaAllIndianCenter
    Twitter: @WichitaMAAIC

    Sense of Nature

    Botanica Wichita Experience

    Botanica Wichita

    The budding of an idea has created an explosion of sights, smells and sounds at Botanica. Experience the array of unique themed gardens created by generous local benefactors in the city. Discover the amazing tapestry of art and plants woven together in the Chinese garden to honor Wichita’s sister city Kaifeng, China.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $15; $50 deposit due at time of reservation; balance day of. Large groups must reserve 3+ weeks in advance.

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 8 Maximum: 15

    Availability of Experience:
    Monday-Friday, during operation hours. Must schedule in advance.

    Length of Experience:
    90 minutes to 2 hours

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Volunteeer Coordinator
    316.264.0448, Ext. 103

    Connect With Us!
    botanica.org
    Facebook: @BotanicaWichita
    Twitter: @BotanicaWichita
    Pinterest: botanicaict
    Instagram: botanicawichita

    Boom or Bust, Taking a Chance on Wichita

    Wichita Old Cowtown Experience

    Old Cowtown Museum

    How do you create a town where none ever existed? Encounter three pioneering citizens who contributed to the creation and development of Wichita in its early days. Discover how Wichita began as an outpost, became a Cowtown and grew into the thriving, largest city on the Plains.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $25, children under 4 are free

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 10 Maximum: 25

    Availability of Experience:
    Reservation required

    Length of Experience:
    90 minutes

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Angela West
    316-350-3317
    awest@wichita.gov

    Connect With Us!
    oldcowtown.org
    Facebook: @OldCowtownMuseum
    Twitter: @WichitaCowtown
    Instagram: wichitacowtown

    The Spirit of Wichita

    Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Experience

    Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

    Connect with the enterprising spirit of Wichita’s people who turned an outpost on the Plains into a major American city. Learn about the stories of exceptional pioneers, from settlement to aviation, who transformed this community and the world. You will meet one of them through a first-person interpretation!

    Pricing Per Person:
    $15; minimum charge $150

    Group Size:
    Minimum: none Maximum: 20

    Availability of Experience:
    Daily between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

    Length of Experience:
    90 minutes

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Laurie Conner, Educator
    316-265-9314
    tours@wichitahistory.org
    Connect With Us!
    wichitahistory.org
    Facebook: @wichitahistory
    Twitter: @wichitahistory

    Expressive Arts Experience

    City Arts Experience

    CityArts

    Tapping into the power of personal physiology to create confidence and well-being sets the tone for this unique experience. Unleash your creative energy and design your own personal totem to connect you to your core energy and confidence.

    Pricing Per Person:
    $20/participant for one class
    $40/participant for a half-day session
    $70/participant for a full-day session

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 6 Maximum: 20

    Availability of Experience:
    Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Length of Experience:
    Two hours

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Vicki Koepsel
    316-350-3244
    vkoepsel@wichita.gov

    Connect With Us!
    wichita-cityarts.com
    Facebook: @wichitacityarts
    Twitter: @wichitacityarts
    Instagram: wichitacityarts

    Wild Expeditions

    Sedgwick County Zoo Experience

    Sedgwick County Zoo

    Be inspired and amazed during your backstage look at the Sedgwick County Zoo. You’ll discover what makes the Zoo tick, how zoo keepers care for the animals and how the zoo helps to save animals from extinction. During this adventure, you never know who you might meet along the way!

    Pricing Per Person:
    $35 non-member; $25 per member
    2 and under free but included in group number.
    Minimum 2 weeks booking notice.

    Group Size:
    Minimum: 4 - Maximum: 15 - Groups of more than 7 will be walking tours.

    Availability of Experience:
    Daily 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Length of Experience:
    Minimum two hours

    Book Today!

    To Schedule Your Experience:
    Purchase tickets at www.scz.org only. Go to Tours in "online shopping."
    For questions only - call Group Events Coordinator 316.266.8252

    Connect With Us!
    scz.org
    Facebook: @SedgwickCountyZoo
    Twitter: @SedgwickCoZoo