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Wichita, Kansas: House of Tank Museum

This museum displays over two dozen types of battle tanks. They are the personal collection of a local doctor. Tanks, doc!

Address:
502 E. 33rd St. N., Wichita, KS
Directions:
North end of the city. On the north side of E. 33rd St. N., two blocks east of N. Broadway St. Across the street from the grain elevators.
Hours:
Th-F 9-5, Sa 10-2 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Donation $5.
RA Rates:
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House of Tank Museum

A private collection of tanks from various nations and eras is all displayed in a former printing warehouse. I was told by the young woman at the museum entrance that the tanks are owned by a Wichita neurosurgeon who collects them as a hobby.

The tanks are identified with individual placards, but there is little other explanatory information or other trappings of a typical museum (gift shop, etc). I didn't make a count, but something like 25 tanks are on display.

[Jonathan Bradley, 04/24/2024]

A sign outside the museum cautions, "No Climbing On Tanks."


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