The Kansas Aviation Museum
Built within the 1935 art-deco-styled Wichita Municipal Airport, the museum houses an eclectic array of historic aircraft and artifacts. The museum had on display of more than a dozen aircraft in its ramp as well as inside, including the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, and a rare Beech Starship, the first all composite aircraft. Aviation enthusiasts can study their evolution, from the earliest aircraft engines all the way to the latest jet turbines; inspect an Allison J-35 off a 1948 Republic F-84C Thunderjet or marvel at the museum's oldest engine, a pre-WWI four-cylinder Kemp. There is also an exciting place for children young and old in the Boeing: Science, History, and Math Learning Center complete with computer simulators, steam activities as well as the Lattner Hangar with an indoor playset, books, and much more!
Come out for a quick visit or spend the entire day exploring the 3 floors and outdoor exhibits the Museum has to offer. KAM has been the setting for many special events and field trips.