Whether it’s cold weather, rain or whatever else Mother Nature brings, there will be times you need to find something to entertain the children. I’ve been there, and that’s why I’ve put together a list of the Best Indoor Activities for kids in Wichita, KS.
Rest assured, these have all been checked out by yours truly, so you’re getting first-hand accounts and knowledge of someone who has a little child to please.
Best Indoor Activities for Kids
Where: 906 E. 3rd St. N.
The city’s largest collection of retro arcade games and best of all, it’s unlimited game play for $10-12.
Blast Off Bay
Where: 435 N. Crowne Dr., Goddard, KS
Blast Off Bay is an “out-of-this-world” indoor water park in Goddard, KS. It’s the largest water park in the region with slides, a surf machine, an arcade, and even an AstroBar and hot tub for the adults.
Carousel Skate Center
Where: 312 N. West St.
Lace up your skates as you hit the rink. It’s also home to one of the largest play zones for younger kids.
Where: 300 N. McLean Blvd
This all-ages science museum is fun and interactive for all ages. And it’s one of those places you can go at all times of the year thanks to their ever-changing exhibits.
Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes
Where: 1845 N. Fairmount
Where: 1909 S. Seneca St.
Museum of World Treasures
Where: 835 E. 1st St. N.
Experience a trek through time at the Museum of World Treasures. History comes alive as you delve into the lives of dinosaurs, Ancient Egyptians, past presidents and so much more.
Aviate Trampoline Park
Where: 2668 N. Greenwich Road
Where: 8545 W. Irving St.
Take your kids to a trampoline park and watch them jump off all the energy they have for the day.
Hubbard Arts Center (Cooking Class)
Where: 801 E. Market St., Derby
Did you know the Hubbard Arts Center offers adult and youth culinary arts classes; some that you can even do with your children.
Chicken N Pickle
Where: 1240 N. Greenwich Road
Reserve an indoor court and enjoy a fun house of one of the fastest growing sports in the country, pickleball!
Kansas Aviation Museum
Where: 3350 George Washington Blvd
Celebrate the Air Capital of the world by visiting the museum in Wichita that honors the rich history of our local aviation.
Wichita Art Museum
Where: 1400 Museum Blvd.
The Wichita Art Museum is free to enter. And if you make your way downstairs at WAM, you’ll find a wonderful area for your gets to explore their creative side.
Where: 2434 N. Woodlawn Blvd
A big open indoor gym for kids ages 6 weeks to 10 years old.
Riverside Music Together
Where: 1103 Jefferson
Round1 Bowling & Amusement
Where: 7700 E. Kellogg Dr.
Dave & Busters
Where: 2644 N. Greenwich Ct.
Chuck E. Cheese
Where: 3223 N. Rock Road
Where: 2121 N. Tyler
Jumpy Jump Land
Where: 6334 Crestmark St, Bel Aire, 7150 S Broadway, & 1611 W Ledgerwood Rd, Andover
The Room (escape room)
Where: 617 W. Douglas Ave.
Tired of being locked up at home with your family? Lock yourself in an escape room and work as a team to escape as fast as you can!
Where: 7730 W. 33rd St. N.
Too cold or wet to golf outside? Take the game indoors with the indoor golf simulator at Golf-In.
Board & Brush Creative Studio
Where: 1108 E. Douglas Ave.
This is definitely something for the older kids. Channel your inner DIY and create something from scratch without having to buy all your own supplies and make a mess at your house.
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