places to see


The Kingman Historic – The 100-year-old Boller Brothers designed theatre is the heart of downtown Kingman. Showing first-run movies on the weekend.

Showtimes are 7:30 PM on Friday and Saturday and 5:30 PM on Sunday.

The theatre is also host to concerts and community events. It is also available for private events.

237 N. Main Street
Kingman, KS 67068
(620) 532-1253

Kingman County Musem


The Kingman County Historical Museum in Kingman Kansas occupies a beautiful 1888 building which served as a firehouse, jail, and city hall.  The building has two towers, a bell tower over the city hall entrance and an unusual fire hose tower where the cotton hoses would hang after use so that the hoses would not mildew.  The fire hose tower is the reason the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.   Make sure to stop in and check out the history of Kingman County.  Open Fridays 9 AM-3 PM and Saturdays 9 AM-12 PM and by appointment

400 N Main Street
Kingman, KS 67068
(620) 532-5274

Kingman Carnegie Library


Located in a historic three-story 1914 Neo-Classical building, the Kingman Carnegie Library has been remodeled for modern comforts and is equipped with exciting resources for all ages. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Wednesday and Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more information, visit

(620) 532-3061

Kingman State Fishing Lake


Kingman State Fishing Lake offers excellent fishing for largemouth bass, bluegill, redear, northern pike, and channel catfish. Take the kids to one of the nearby ponds and you’re guaranteed a good day. Picnic tables, fire rings, primitive toilets, and a group shelter are available for visitors. Two boat launching facilities are located on the east side of the lake and primitive campsites are available.

7 Miles West of Kingman on Highway 54
(620) 532-3242

Cheney State Lake


Located just 19 miles from Kingman, Cheney State Lake offers something for everyone. Whether you are into sailing, skiing, or fishing Cheney has it all. With over 22 boat launching lanes, over 600 campsites, 30 shelters, 3 nature trails, and a marina there is always something to do.

9912 S Titan Road
Cheney, KS

Riggs Arboretum


Proclaimed to be the oldest arboretum west of the Mississippi the Riggs Arboretum was started in 1901 by John Walter Riggs. The arboretum covers 10 acres in Waterloo KS just 10 miles east of Kingman. John originally planted a collection of trees including cedars of Lebanon, Olive of Palestine, sequoia, magnolia, plants from Australia, and the lotus from the Nile. He succeeded in making numerous rare plants grow.

Open by permission

(785) 227-3858

Byron Walker Wildlife Area


4,530 acres of biodiversity at its best! One of the premier wildlife spots in the state of Kansas.  It has streamside woodlands, native prairies, food plots, multiple ponds, and 8 miles of the South Fork Ninnescah River. Birders, photographers, and other wildlife enthusiasts will find many opportunities to see wildlife. Public hunting is allowed.

7 miles west of Kingman on Hiway 54
(620) 532-3242

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Leslie D. Schrag
Kingman County Economic Development