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Kansas Aviation Museum: FREE Little Aviators and Discounts

The Kansas Aviation Museum has a weekly program for kids that includes fun activities and FREE admission from 10 a.m. to noon. Additionally, the museum provides three other discount days each week.

Nestled in the heart of the United States, Wichita proudly holds the esteemed title of the “Air Capital of the World.” Renowned for its rich aviation history and industry prominence, this vibrant city has played a pivotal role in the development of aircraft manufacturing. Home to major aviation companies like Cessna, Boeing, Beech, and Learjet, Wichita stands as a testament to the innovative spirit that has propelled the aviation industry forward.

The Kansas Aviation Museum has something for all ages, including Cessna, Boeing, Beech, and Learjet planes that you can walk through and a big indoor play area for kids. 

Kansas Aviation Museum

Little Aviators on Fridays at the Kansas Aviation Museum: 

Little Aviators is now FREE for all children 12 and under and one adult per family.

Little Aviators is held on Friday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. Kids get to play and learn in the Boeing Science, Math, and History Learning Center and the Lattner Hanger at the museum. During school breaks, they also usually offer more days or extended programming.

The weekly program includes activities like:

  • Play area with building materials
  • Get a look at real aircraft cockpits
  • Fun and informative aviation videos
  • Explore the museum and ramp
  • Hands-on learning

Little Aviators at Kansas Aviation Museum

One adult per child receives FREE admission to attend with the kids!

You’ll also get to explore the museum, see real airplanes parked out on the ramp, fly off to faraway places in one of the cockpits, and even test your skills on one of the flight simulators. 

For more information about Little Aviators, visit the Kansas Aviation Museum website here.

Wingman Tuesdays at the Kansas Aviation Museum: 

This is a deal for all ages. Admission is two for the price of one! Thats right 2 for 1 on admission into the museum. 

Wingman Tuesdays Kansas Aviation Museum


Golden Wednesdays at the Kansas Aviation Museum: 

Seniors get in for 50% off on Wednesdays

Pro Tip: They have a FREE event for everyone once a month, typically on the 2nd Thursday of the month, where you can listen to a guest speaker related to Wichita Aviation. It starts at 10 am and lasts around an hour.


Squadron Thursdsyas at the Kansas Aviation Museum: 

Families get in for $25 so bring the entire family for a day of fun at the museum. Immerse yourselves in the world of aviation, discover exciting exhibits, and create lasting memories together.

Squadron Thursdays

See our BIG list of indoor fun for kids in Wichita and Free or cheap things for kids to do in Wichita KS.

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