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The Kansas African American Museum


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The Kansas African American Museum The heritage of a great people awaits you at the Kansas African American Museum. View thousands of artifacts that reflect the diverse contributions and history of the African culture, including traditional and contemporary African and African American art.

See the best work of local aspiring African American artists in visual, literary and performing arts mediums. A premiere museum in the Midwest, the museum's archival department enables youth and adults to research African Americans and local history.

Housed in one of the oldest African American churches in the state, the historic neoclassical Calvary Baptist Church was built by African Americans in 1917 and is now listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The museum is committed "to preserving the history of a great people" through exhibits, cultural programing, youth acytivities/camps, and educational lectures.


Hours: Open Tues-Fri, 10:00am - 5:00pm; Saturday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Address: 601 N. Water
Phone: 316-262-7651
Our Email: info@tkaamueum.org
Our Website:www.tkaamuseum.org/

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Historic Church Tour

St. Mary's Cathedral "Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception" is the proper name of this church which is the direct successor of the First Catholic Church in Wichita built in 1872. The building you will see was laid in 1906. The tour takes approximately 45-60 minutes. Please call (316) 263-6

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Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

The KSHOF formerly housed in Abilene, Kansas is now located in Wichita, Kansas. The tour begins with a dynamic 3-screen video highlighting many Kansas heroes and greatest moments. Next is the basketball gallery where visitors come face-to-face with some of the most legendary figures in the sport.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Allen-Lambe House Museum

The Allen-Lambe House is the last of the prairie style homes designed by legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in 1915, that he considered "among my best." Tour the home and admire the many original furnishings.

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