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Kansas Aviation Museum

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Address: 3350 George Washington Blvd., Wichita, KS 67210
Phone Number: +1 316-683-9242
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Come see us at the Kansas Aviation Museum to explore the history of flight...
Come see us at the Kansas Aviation Museum to explore the history of flight and learn why Wichita is the Air Capital of the World. Our home is the beautiful and historic 1935 Wichita Municipal Airport terminal. Three floors to explore plus a dramatic view from the control tower.
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Under construction - but still worth a visit

I have to say this was much better than I anticipated! I loved all the airplanes and hands on items that they had. The kids LOVED pressing all the various buttons. I loved all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

For being the capital of aviation it wasnt worth it We went thinking that we might be able to see lots and lots of planes and what a surprise we got! Everything was so dirty, no variety and no clear instructions to tell you where to go, sadly a complete waste of time, won't go again and won't recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a medium size museum, and for those who love aviation you will find in the tarmac some great aircrafts as the A37, the B 52, B727, among others, inside of the museum you will find amazing part of the American aviation history, as a retired air traffic controller I found really interesting the visit to the old control... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have to say this was much better than I anticipated! I loved all the airplanes and hands on items that they had. The kids LOVED pressing all the various buttons. I loved all the reading materials and probably my favorite was the air traffic control tower. I loved reading about the first female air traffic controller. My kids loved... More 

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Andover, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It is worth a visit, the museum is in the original building and it is in very good condition, outside they have different planes and you can take pictures of it. They did a good job inside you can read about Wichita aviation, this is a good place to take your kids, they will enjoy it.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The family visited here out of curiosity. It was great to learn about the aviation history in the city. I have lived in Wichita most of my life and until this visit I had no idea about the history of the airport and how vital it was to cross country travel. The exhibits were interesting and informative. I enjoyed going... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very interesting. it was fun going up into the air traffic control tower. It was really hot, there was only one plane you could tour inside, but this was a minor issue as the rest of the museum is well worth visiting

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Derby, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I might give this three stars for the actual condition of the museum but four stars for all the updates that are underway. The museum is in the old Wichita airport terminal between McConnell Air Force Base and former Boeing now Spirit. It needs LOTS of work. At present, they are installing an elevator and heating and air conditioning. An... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Two floors of information and also the old planes outdoors. An elevator will be installed by Fall of 2015 for people with disabilities. You can also climb up to the skydeck or place where they used to direct planes when it was an airport and an airfield.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is in the old Wichita Airport Terminal building. The exhibits inside are ok, but not real exciting. The big attraction is the planes on the flight line, some of which you can go into. Also, it was nice to be able to go up into the control tower and see all over. I thought the admission price was a... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The museum looks like a work in progress but there are three floors of aviation history that you can view at your own pace. You can view airplanes up close outside the building. A real gem!

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Additional Information about Kansas Aviation Museum

Address: 3350 George Washington Blvd., Wichita, KS 67210
Phone Number: +1 316-683-9242
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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