Wichita-sedgwick County Historical Museum48 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 204 S Main Street, Wichita, Kansas, 67202, United States
- Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-3162659314
- Fax: +1-3162659319
- Ticket Price: 5 USD
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: History Museums, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Social, Arts, Museums
Established in the late 1930’s, the Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum is currently located in the city hall designed by William T. Proudfoot and George W. Bird in the late 19th century. The museum was established to showcase the history of Wichita and the Sedgwick county and currently covers 3 floors in the beautiful building along with a gift shop.
The exhibits include automobiles form the early 20th century, a short movie on the manufacturing of airplanes in Wichita, a recreated Victorian home in the city with gorgeous victorian furniture, a piano and decor items and a‘school room’ exhibit where you can see the formal layout of a classroom. The museum also has a new addition of Americana Treasures which includes rare paintings, sculptures, miniatures and decor items. The American folk art has a collection of more than 400 pieces including furniture, hunting tools and finely crafted items that showcase the work of the local craftsmen. The exhibits with real vintage cycles and cars is stunning and along with the exhibits of famous personalities and vintage costumes and gowns, the museum has become a time machine to explore 20th century Wichita.
Other highlight of the museum include:
- The Mayor’s Office exhibit
- Old photographs form the early 20th century including photos from the 4th of July of 1909 and the Chisholm Trail Jubilee
- Old marketing prints and pamphlets
- The Mourning exhibit dedicated to the Masonic G
Entrance Ticket Details For Wichita-sedgwick County Historical Museum
- $5.00 for Adults
- $2.00 for Children (Ages 6-12)
- Under Age 6 are Free
- Free admission to museum members.
How to Reach Wichita-sedgwick County Historical Museum
- By Bus: Douglas & Main
- By Taxi
- By renting a car
- You can rent a bike from Bike share ICT
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