Event Calendar | Kansas Aviation Museum

Museum Closing Early at 4pm
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm

The Museum will close at 4 pm today for a private event.

Museum Closed for Special Event
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Kansas Aviation Museum is open from 9am to 3pm Tuesday through Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Come out and visit the historic aircraft on display, learn about our state’s aviation history, and visit the historic control tower, one of the first in the United States.

Jamie Travers to talk about Kansas Weather
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come out to the Museum for coffee and a presentation about our special Kansas weather by Jamie Travers, KSN meteorologist. Learn more about why Kansas has a reputation for some unusual weather that can change in a few minutes. The program is free to attend in the Museum’s conference room. If you want to tour the Museum while you are here, regular admission applies.

Downtown Diversity Jam @ Old Town Plaza
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Downtown Diversity Jam is a KAM sponsored event that focuses on the diversity of music in the ICT, everything from jazz to hip hop and from country to opera: you’ll hear it all!  The event is in Old Town Plaza, just outside the Museum of World Treasures.  The event is free and open to the public.  Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music.

Ghost Planes of the KAM @ Kansas Aviation Museum
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The KAM currently maintains approximately ten, exhibit ready planes in its artifact storage area. This event is an opportunity for the Wichita community to view these planes for a one day event that will highlight some one-of-a-kind planes like the Allied, Pretty Prairie Special and the Navy Stearman.

Ghosts of the KAM @ Kansas Aviation Museum
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

For years legends have arisen of ghosts that inhabit the historic Wichita Air Terminal and now Kansas Aviation Museum. Are they true? Executive Director Lon Smith will share his personal story of unusual happenings in and around the terminal building.

Celebration KAM! @ Kansas Aviation Museum
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Kansas Aviation Museum is now 25 years old and has advanced further in its development than anyone could have imagined. This is an opportunity to celebrate our aviation museum in the Air Capital World and do so in the actual Wichita Air Terminal and now Kansas Aviation Museum that makes this institution unique.
Sponsorship Opportunities:

Standing Cocktail Tables – $750
Full-Sized Tables – $1,000, $2,500, $5,000
Two Full-Sized Tables – $10,000
Exhibits – $1,000 (Up to 3 sponsors per exhibit)

(Note: Increasing levels of recognition for higher levels of sponsorship – please inquire)
Kid’s Year

Father’s Day Ice Cream Social
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Fathers get in FREE with paid child admission – KAM Members get VIP Entry
Ice Cream Social Hours: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. for the first 50 families
Museum Hours: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Closing
Jul 4 all-day

The Kansas Aviation Museum will be closed July 4th, and will reopen July 5th at 10 AM. Have a wonderful holiday!

~Museum Staff


Senior Thursday – Paul Bowen presents “Air To Air Photography”
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

No Event Admission Charge: Regular admission applies to view Museum prior to and/or following event. Coffee is provided during lecture free of charge.

This event made possible by Skyward Credit Union.  Visit their website at: https://skywardcu.com/

“Paul Bowen, a commercial photographer based in Wichita, Kansas, has specialized in aviation photography since 1972. He is credited with over 1,000 magazine covers and countless advertising campaigns. In 2014 Paul Bowen was inducted into the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame. Paul is best known for his vortices aerials, which capture the spinning currents of air produced at the tip of a moving airplane wing, revealed in clouds or fog. His four coffee-table books, Air To Air, Volumes I and II, Air To Air Warbirds, and Air To Air Mustangs and Corsairs have gained critical acclaim.” – Paul Bowen Bio

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