Who is excited to have a day out FILLED with nature! We are - so let's go!
Botanica Wichita is a great way to spend time with the family, surrounded by beautiful plants and colorful flowers, with some special surprises just for kids too!
This year around attractions has different experiences for you as each season rolls around.
Over spring, over 43,000 tulips and 62,000 daffodils bloom to create an incredible sight! Azaleas, irises, peonies and other perennials follow, giving kids a colorful explosion where they can explore and play.
Fall brings you those crisp leaves you can crunch as you explore the asters and chrysanthemums, and winter lets you marvel at the witch hazel and berried hollies - how very festive!
Botanica Wichita has an incredible selection of themed gardens - each one offering a completely new and exciting experience. Kids will love walking through the butterfly garden, where those little creatures fly around. There are wildflower meadows, and even a railroad garden. From Shakespearean influenced, to terraces and roses, there is SO much to see!
In particular, kids will love the Downing Children's Garden and it's one of a kind elements. There are fun encounters around every corner, from working water pumps, to a giant tree house to hide and climb in. There is an Enchanted Glen for storytelling, as well as chalk drawing and puppet shows.
Watch out for those Monster Trees that have come to life! It's also the perfect place for supervized outdoor play, with areas perfect for kids to crawl, dig, write and read. Perfect for kids aged 2 to 10, but kids of other ages should get fun out of it too.
Nature is waiting for families to enjoy, explore and play among all the colors and scents! A fun experience with Botanica Wichita.
$5 (Ages 3 to 12)
Members are free. Seniors/Military $6
They have a daily schedule of drop-in activities for simple, hands-on fun and is free of charge with membership or gate admission. They include mud pie making, kids' theatre, water games and more. Then there are extra events such as the Family Fun Fair with crafts and activities - not to be missed!
Healthy Eating It's always a great idea to have bottled water on you to stay hydrated - just like the plants!
From 10am - 2pm June to Sept the children's garden has activities, and there are educational events held that you can register for. To plan a student trip just give them a call!
Speak to staff about the accessibility of any of the gardens.
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9am - 5pm Mon to Sat
All year round. Extended hours during summer
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