General Info

Free General Admission


Welcome to the Wichita Art Museum, a vibrant cultural center nestled in the Museums on the River District near Downtown Wichita. Our mission is to foster connections between people, ideas, and American art through extraordinary experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned art aficionado or just beginning your exploration, there’s something here for everyone.

With a permanent collection of over 10,000 artworks, ranging from historical to contemporary works, we celebrate the essence of American artistic heritage. Coupled with our ever-changing traveling exhibitions, there’s always something new and exciting to discover. Dive deeper into the art with our guided tours and educational programs, thoughtfully designed for art enthusiasts of all ages, offering illuminating insights into the artistic narratives that shape our cultural landscape. These offerings cater to enthusiasts of all ages, fostering an environment of lifelong learning and appreciation.

As you plan your visit, rest assured that our knowledgeable and friendly staff is ready to ensure a seamless and enriching experience. Whether you’re embarking on this journey solo, with family, or in the company of friends, allow us to be your trusted guide through an unforgettable exploration of art, culture, and creativity. Start charting your course today by exploring our exhibitions, events and family program pages or call our friendly staff at 316-268-4921 and get ready to be transported into a realm of inspiration and discovery unlike any other.

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm. Friday Nights: Open until 9 pm. Closed Monday, Tuesday & major holidays. 1400 West Museum Boulevard. Wichita, Kansas USA 67203-3200. Phone: 316-268-4921


General admission to the museum is free to everyone.


In addition, thanks to the generous support of Colby Sandlian, Sandlian Realty, more than 40 public libraries in the metro area and across the state offer access to check out passes to all temporary exhibitions at WAM for FREE! Visit your library and check out your pass today!

Wichita Art Museum - Hours of Operation

Photo of five members of Wichita Chamber of Commerce's W group standing in the Storytelling exhibition and talking with one another

Photo of five members of Wichita Chamber of Commerce’s W group standing in the Storytelling exhibition.

Museum Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday:

    10 am – 5 pm

  • Friday:

    Open until 9 pm

  • Monday, Tuesday & major holidays:


Holiday Schedule

Museum Store Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday:

    10 am – 5 pm

  • Friday:

    Open until 9 pm

  • Monday, Tuesday & major holidays:


Museum café is temporarily closed

  • Stay tuned for updates:

Wichita Art Museum - Directions & Parking



Wichita Art Museum
1400 West Museum Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67203  USA

Directions List

Amenities and Services

⇲ Please stop by the Welcome Desk to check-in, assistance and information.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, guaranteeing an enjoyable visit for all our guests. Planning your visit? Contact our Welcome Desk at 316-268-4921 for assistance and information about our galleries hours, location, exhibitions on display, family programs and activities, guided tours for groups and students, parking, admission prices, special events, and more.


Welcome Desk: Information and assistance, including maps and brochures.

Lockers: Safely store your personal belonging. Located behind the Welcome Desk.

Cell Phone/Tablet Charging Station: Located at the top floor by the Museum Store

Water Fountains: Located throughout the museum.

Changing Tables: Located in both Men and Women’s downstairs restrooms, by PLAY area.

Stroller-Friendly Access: Ramps, elevators, and storage area in the locker room (by Welcome Desk).

Kid-Friendly Spaces: Interactive exhibits and PLAY areas, workshops, or guided tours  designed for young audiences.

Art Kits / Activity Packs: Provided at the Welcome Desk for children to use during their museum visit (check availability).

Accessible Parking: Designated parking spaces close to the museum entrance.

Wheelchair Accessibility: Ramps, elevators, and designated routes.

Stroller & Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms Available at the Unisex Restrooms on the 1st and 2nd Floor.




The Wichita Art Museum connects people, ideas, and art through remarkable experiences.