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Mid-America All-Indian Center

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Address: 650 N Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67203-3204
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+1 316-350-3340
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Mid-America All-Indian Center is the only facility of its kind in...

The Mid-America All-Indian Center is the only facility of its kind in Kansas that is solely dedicated to educating people about and preserving the art and culture of American Indians. The Indian Center invites visitors to stroll through its many areas that include: A museum with exhibits of contemporary art and cultural artifacts that depict the American Indian nations of the past and present. Many of the exhibits have interactive aspects and hands on items for the kids. Seasonal outdoor learning center, which include a full-size tipi and native gardening area. Gift Shop selling American Indian-made items, music, movies, jewelry and Keeper of the Plains items. Large indoor area, known as the Gallery of Nations, contains nearly 100 flags of Indian nations. It is the area where special events and private rentals take place. The center not only showcases local tribes, but those throughout the United States and Canada. It is not affiliated with one particular tribe, so the Mid-America All-Indian Center is a place where are American Indians and the general public can come to share their experiences, learn and interact with each other. There are 10,000 American Indians representing 73 tribes in the Wichita area.

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Nice, small museum

Had a lot of artwork and crafts. Some pretty interesting stuff. The staff was very nice and informative.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 18, 2016
Andrea T
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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

I tried to find a museum in the Blackwell/Ponca City OK area that compares to the Mid-America All-Indian Center. None came close to the content of this museum. There is plenty of Native American art & history to see. The gift shop warrants a visit too.

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Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate you taking the time to review us. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a lot of artwork and crafts. Some pretty interesting stuff. The staff was very nice and informative.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

As soon as you arrive, the history begins. Go when you have time to read all the wall plaques and watch the short videos. The art work is phenomenal and breathtaking. Great rainy day activity and the children will love the interactive areas. This is great year round.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Mid-America All-Indian Center is presents the history of the tribes in attractive exhibits and on the grounds. There is an actual tepee on the grounds along with other apparatus used by the Indians to move from place to place. The museum itself is not very large, but well done. There is a flag displayed with the names of Native... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

To walk in and feel the Spirits of the Native Americans is very exciting to see the history of Native Americans in this area is educating. To see the exhibits of craftsmanship is awesome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is a very informative museum with beautiful, high-quality art and artifacts on display and videos to watch. The kids enjoyed the hands-on aspect, being able to climb into a teepee and try out drums and a native flute. The gift shop is lovely as well.

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Arkansas City, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

The large building has a small museum that we found interesting and educational. Felt like they could have done more though having visited several other Indian museums. Keeper of the Plains statue is amazing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I didnt realize Indian tribes came to Kansas to learn about each other. The museum is right next to the Keeper of the Plains statue. I think that was the best part of the set up. The museum is pretty small but worth the visit. There arent any tours available during November so if you want to get a feel... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

One thing that is nice about the Mid-America All-Indian Center is that they don't overwhelm you with too much information. The exhibits here obviously change from time to time and the main ones we saw were the history of the Native Americans who worked in the Aviation Industry in Wichita and a show of many works by Blackbear Bosin, the... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is an interesting little place. It has quite a few meeting areas which is what I was there for. It did have quite a few educational areas and the grounds are beautiful. Parking is a bit sparse, but that leaves more of the grounds to enjoy.

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