The Observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. Admission to the Observatory is $8.00 for adults (14+), $7 for seniors, and $4.00 for children ages 5-13; children under 5 are admitted free. Family admission (2 adults and all children in the family) is only $20.
Yearly memberships at the Lake Afton Observatory are a great value: $24 Adults, $12 Youth, $21 Senior, $60 Family
The Observatory hours change depending on the season:
- October-February: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
- March: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
- April: 8:30pm – 10:30pm
- May-August: 9:00pm – 11:00pm
- September: 8:00pm – 10:00pm