Old Cowtown Museum

1865 W. Museum Blvd.
Wichita, KS 67203- Map It
Phone: (316) 219-1871

AAA Editor Notes

Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd., consists of restorations and reproductions of more than 40 buildings dating 1865-80. Among them is the Darius Munger House, Wichita’s first residential structure; the city’s first jail; a general store; a newspaper shop; a carpenter shop; a drugstore; a school; a saloon; and a railroad depot. Many buildings are furnished in period. A 5-acre working farm depicts agricultural history. A blacksmith demonstrates his craft, and costumed interpreters perform living-history demonstrations. The Dickens Christmas Splendor is featured during the first three weekends in December. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$7.75; $6.50 (ages 62+); $6 (ages 12-17); $5.50 (ages 4-11); free (active military with ID and their family, Memorial Day-Labor Day).
Hours: Tues.-Sat.10-5, Sun. noon-5, mid-Apr. to late Oct.; Tues.-Sat. 10-5, rest of year. Allow 1 hour minimum.