LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum


category : Museums
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum A distinctive local landmark, Wichita's 1892 City Hall building is home to the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Known as the "Palace of the Plains," the building is one of the city's architectural jewels. Its beautifully appointed interior, featuring fine woodwork, decorative painting, and leaded glass, provides a perfect setting for your visit back in time.

The Museum's four floors of exhibits include:

  • Wichita: The Magic City, the fascinating story of Wichita's early years, from the buffalo-hunting days of the 1860s to the dawn of the air age in 1911.
  • A Wichita Cottage, a recreated Victorian Home
  • The Jones Six, a rare automobile built in Wichita in 1917
  • An orginal marble soda fountain from a 1910 Kansas pharmacy

Get a glimpse into the life of a century ago through a marvelous collection of period furniture, decorative arts, dolls and toys, fashions and other artifacts.


Admission: $5.00 for Adults; $2.00 for Children (Ages 6-12); Under Age 6 are Free
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Holidays
Address: 204 South Main
Phone: 316-265-9314
Fax: 316-265-9319
Our Email: wschm@wichitahistory.org
Our Website:www.wichitahistory.org/
Parking is available in a multi-story parking garage behind the Museum as well as in two metered parking lots across Main Street.

Come visit us in Wichita, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Wichita Scottish Rite

Spanning over one hundred years of Wichita's proud history, the Wichita Scottish Rite was designed by noted Architects, Proudfoot and Bird, and boasts one of the most ornate surroundings in the downtown area. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Wichita, KS Historic Buildings

Wichita Art Museum

The Wichita Art Museum (WAM), showcasing American art, is the largest art museum in the state of Kansas. Nationally renowned for its outstanding collection of American art, the WAM is home to three centuries of American masterpieces and more than 7,000

Wichita, KS Arts

Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthrpology

The Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology at Wichita State University seeks to broaden and enhance knowledge of the world's diverse cultures, their histories, and their people. Museum collections focus on Pacific Rim cultures, including Japan, Korea, China, and Southeast Asia;

Wichita, KS Museums


Coleman Factory Outlet and Museum

You will find everything for the outdoors at the world's original factory outlet store of the internationally known, Wichita based, Coleman Company. At the museum are displays of vintage Coleman products.

Wichita, KS Museums

Things to do Museums near Wichita, KS