Lake Afton Public Observatory
Daytime School Programs

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The Observatory currently offers two daytime school programs:
  • Our Sun: The Nearest Star
  • A Scale Model Solar System

    Daytime programs are available on selected Wednesdays ONLY. Call ahead for reservations.

    To reserve the Observatory for a field trip call (316) 978-3191 weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Admission to all Observatory school programs is $2.00 per person (with a $40.00 minimum). The Observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita in Lake Afton County Park. Maps will be sent with your reservation confirmation.

    Printable 2008-2009 School Programs Flyer

    Program Times:

  • 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.


  • $2.00 per person with a $40.00 minimium. NOTE: Both daytime programs can be experienced for the price of ONE admission.