Visitors to the 247-acre Sedgwick County Zoo can see more than 2,500 amazing animals in eight imaginative and naturalistic exhibits including the African Veldt, a North American Prairie, Children's Farm, Koch Orangutan & Chimpanzee Habitat, a Herpetarium, and Jungle.
One of Wichitašs Museums on the River, the worldwide headquarters of the Society of Decorative Painters houses the Decorative Arts Collection, more than 800 diverse handpainted treasures that represent historical and contemporary decorative painting.
The Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology at Wichita State University seeks to broaden and enhance knowledge of the world's diverse cultures, their histories, and their people.
Museum collections focus on Pacific Rim cultures, including Japan, Korea, China, and Southeast Asia;
The Great Plains Transportation Museum, GPTM, displays a wide assortment of railroad equipment, artifacts and memorabilia.
The two largest displays are the Santa Fe steam locomotive #3768 and the Santa Fe FP45 diesel #93