Old Cowtown Museum

Old Cowtown Museum Old Cowtown Museum is a mixture of historic buildings and artifacts representing 1870s life. Cowtown is a City of Wichita-managed facility.

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Free Sundays are still happening! Come and see us every Sunday 12pm-5pm, free admission, free family fun. (Excludes Sept...
07/28/2019

Free Sundays are still happening! Come and see us every Sunday 12pm-5pm, free admission, free family fun. (Excludes Sept 29 and Oct 27.)

We were honored to have Dr. Schuyler Jones, grandson of one of the founders of Wichita, James R. Mead, visiting the muse...
07/27/2019

We were honored to have Dr. Schuyler Jones, grandson of one of the founders of Wichita, James R. Mead, visiting the museum today. He is pictured with the furniture that belonged to his grandfather.

Lots of cool things to see and do on this beautiful Saturday! Come see us, regular admission, great family fun.
07/27/2019

Lots of cool things to see and do on this beautiful Saturday! Come see us, regular admission, great family fun.

Here's the program for National Day of the Cowboy! Saturday, July 27, 10am-5pm, Admission includes all activities. Regul...
07/26/2019

Here's the program for National Day of the Cowboy! Saturday, July 27, 10am-5pm, Admission includes all activities. Regular admission rates apply: $9/adults, $8/seniors (ages 62+), $7/youth (ages 12-17), $6/kids (ages 5-11), kids 4 and under and Cowtown Members get in free!

07/19/2019
Scooter Safety

Planning to try the scooters this weekend? Check out some safety tips with City of Wichita Park & Recreation's Barry the Bison.

Come out any Sunday now through October from 12pm-5pm, free admission for everyone and lots of fun! (Except September 29...
07/14/2019

Come out any Sunday now through October from 12pm-5pm, free admission for everyone and lots of fun! (Except September 29 and October 27.)

We hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th of July! We will reopen with regular hours on Friday, July 5!
07/03/2019

We hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th of July! We will reopen with regular hours on Friday, July 5!

Update: SOLD OUT! Almost sold out! Saturday, July 13, tickets available at www.wichitatix.com.
07/01/2019

Update: SOLD OUT!
Almost sold out! Saturday, July 13, tickets available at www.wichitatix.com.

Come out for an early 4th of July celebration - 1870s style! Tomorrow, Saturday, June 29, 10am-5pm. Get a refreshing bee...
06/28/2019

Come out for an early 4th of July celebration - 1870s style! Tomorrow, Saturday, June 29, 10am-5pm. Get a refreshing beer from Central Standard Brewing, watch an authentic candy demo by The Ginormus Candy Company, see the Dixie Lee Saloon Girls,and more! Here is the schedule, we hope to see you there. Regular admission rates apply, all military and their immediate families get in free!

Free entry every Sunday now through October (except September 29 and October 27).
06/23/2019

Free entry every Sunday now through October (except September 29 and October 27).

Ever wondered what roams the streets of Old Cowtown Museum after the sun goes down? July 13, 7:30pm-1:00am, $30/person (...
06/20/2019

Ever wondered what roams the streets of Old Cowtown Museum after the sun goes down? July 13, 7:30pm-1:00am, $30/person (plus tax), investigate Cowtown with Wichita Paranormal Research Society (WPRS)!

Tickets sell out fast! Get yours today at www.wichitatix.com or the Cowtown gift shop.

Don't forget, Sundays at Cowtown through October are free! Come out and see us! (Excluding September 29 and October 27.)
06/14/2019

Don't forget, Sundays at Cowtown through October are free! Come out and see us! (Excluding September 29 and October 27.)

Just a reminder that our hours are different today! We are only open 7pm-12am for "Boos and Brews" this evening! We hope...
06/07/2019

Just a reminder that our hours are different today! We are only open 7pm-12am for "Boos and Brews" this evening! We hope to see you there!

Join Wichita Paranormal Research Society (WPRS) and Central Standard Brewing along with The Ginormus Candy Company for a...
06/05/2019

Join Wichita Paranormal Research Society (WPRS) and Central Standard Brewing along with The Ginormus Candy Company for a night of spooky, adult fun this Friday, June 7! Tickets are $15/person at the door, 18 to enter, 21 to drink!

This Friday, join us at Boos and Brews for ghosts and great beer! Central Standard Brewing will be offering:16oz Draft P...
06/04/2019

This Friday, join us at Boos and Brews for ghosts and great beer! Central Standard Brewing will be offering:
16oz Draft Pours
CSB Girlfriend - Hoppy Wheat $5
CSB Red Cicada - Hibiscus Lime Sour - $6
CSB Keef Richards - Coconut Porter - $7
CSB Red Sangria (gluten free)- $7

06/03/2019

This Friday, June 7, 7pm-midnight! $15/person, members get in free. 18 to enter, 21 to drink.

Friday, June 7 we will only be open from 7pm-12am for our "Boos and Brews" event. We will be closed during the day. Than...
05/29/2019

Friday, June 7 we will only be open from 7pm-12am for our "Boos and Brews" event. We will be closed during the day. Thanks for your understanding.

We are truly blessed to have so many wonderful attractions here in Wichita! This great article highlights not only our m...
05/25/2019
Visit Wichita

We are truly blessed to have so many wonderful attractions here in Wichita! This great article highlights not only our museum, but our friends at Kansas African American Museum Mid-America All-Indian Center The Original Pizza Hut Museum and Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

"Wichita truly has something for everyone," Olio in Iowa. We couldn't have said it better ourselves! If you are planning a trip to Wichita, you have to experience the history of our city; from strong people that stood up for civil rights to those that looked towards the sky and said "lets fly" https://bit.ly/2Wngt6A

This is a list of all official Cowtown events. If you have a membership, you get in free to every event except the Cowto...
05/25/2019

This is a list of all official Cowtown events. If you have a membership, you get in free to every event except the Cowtown Mosey and Breakfast with Santa. (There is a member discount for Breakfast with Santa!) For more info or to purchase a membership online, go to www.oldcowtown.org!

05/23/2019
Steampunk Tip No. 39 - Don't muck about with the climate.

We will be rolling out the rains a lot machine for Steampunk Weekend...and we promise we will take it away and hopefully make the rain stop! But Steampunk Weekend is happening rain or shine! (Reminder that Sunday is NOT free, it is regular admission.)

Care to be a scientist? Just say that you are. You won't get in trouble. It's not like you are giving someone food without a food handlers card. Now do a sci...

Come see us tonight, 7pm-12am, 18 to enter, 21 to drink. $15/person, members get in free! Tons of fun in the old west!
05/11/2019

Come see us tonight, 7pm-12am, 18 to enter, 21 to drink. $15/person, members get in free! Tons of fun in the old west!

Saturday, May 11, 7pm-midnight, come on out for a night full of old west fun! 18 to enter 21 to drink! Shootouts, saloon girls, soiled doves, music, drinks and more! $15/person, tickets available at the door! Members get in free!

This Saturday, May 11 we will only be open 7pm-12am for our special evernt, "A Night in Old Delano." 18 to enter, 21 to ...
05/07/2019

This Saturday, May 11 we will only be open 7pm-12am for our special evernt, "A Night in Old Delano." 18 to enter, 21 to drink, ID checked at the door and at the bar. $15/person.

Just in time for our Night in Old Delano event! A selection of salacious stories from Wichita’s wicked history, includ...
05/02/2019

Just in time for our Night in Old Delano event! A selection of salacious stories from Wichita’s wicked history, including the infamous tale of “Rowdy Joe” Lowe vs. “Red” Beard, now for only $19.99! Stop by the S.G. Bastian & Sons Mercantile and Gift Shop to pick up your copy today!

Saturday, May 11, 7pm-midnight, come on out for a night full of old west fun! 18 to enter 21 to drink! Shootouts, saloon...
05/01/2019

Saturday, May 11, 7pm-midnight, come on out for a night full of old west fun! 18 to enter 21 to drink! Shootouts, saloon girls, soiled doves, music, drinks and more! $15/person, tickets available at the door! Members get in free!

Beautiful photo courtesy of RedRock Photography of Wichita
04/26/2019

Beautiful photo courtesy of RedRock Photography of Wichita

Here is the program for the Civil War Day event tomorrow, April 27! Come see us for a day full of fun! 10am-5pm, regular...
04/26/2019

Here is the program for the Civil War Day event tomorrow, April 27! Come see us for a day full of fun! 10am-5pm, regular admission rates apply!

04/26/2019
Cowtown's Civil War farmhouse skirmish

Here is some footage of last year's Civil War Day battle. Come out tomorrow, April 27 from 10am-5pm and see for yourself! Battles are at 11:30 and 3:00, other activities all day! Regular admission rates apply, Cowtown members and kids 4 and under get in free.

In April Old Cowtown Museum had a number of Civil War reenactors spend the weekend on grounds. It is one of my favorite events of the year.

Happy Easter! We are closed today, Sunday, April 21, to allow our employees to spend time with their families.
04/21/2019

Happy Easter! We are closed today, Sunday, April 21, to allow our employees to spend time with their families.

Photos from Old Cowtown Museum's post
04/21/2019

Photos from Old Cowtown Museum's post

We had so much fun at "Once Upon a Time." We hope you all did, too.
04/21/2019

We had so much fun at "Once Upon a Time." We hope you all did, too.

Here's the program for Once Upon a Time tomorrow, April 20! The event is 10am-5pm, $5/person, children 4 and under and C...
04/19/2019

Here's the program for Once Upon a Time tomorrow, April 20! The event is 10am-5pm, $5/person, children 4 and under and Cowtown members are free!

04/19/2019

Have you seen our new commercial on KSN?!

Don't forget, Family/Grandparent Memberships are discounted this month only! Just $55 gets you and your family in to all...
04/19/2019

Don't forget, Family/Grandparent Memberships are discounted this month only! Just $55 gets you and your family in to all official Cowtown events for one full year! (Wine Mosey and Breakfast with Santa not included.) To sign up online, go to www.oldcowtown.org and use code April19, or you can purchase by phone at 316-350-3323, or stop in at the Visitor's Center!

Some good news coming out of such a terrible event!
04/16/2019

Some good news coming out of such a terrible event!

It is reported that ALL of the artworks and the relics have been saved! This means that nothing cannot be repaired or replaced in Notre-Dame de Paris. It will take years to fix, but what is a few years compared to the 800 she has stood? Truly there is joy within this sorrow!

04/15/2019
Images of the blaze at Notre-Dame

Our thoughts, prayers and hearts are with the people of France as they deal with this heartbreaking loss of history. 💔

The fire has swept through the 850-year-old Gothic building, which was under renovation.

$55 Family Memberships, only till the end of April. Get into all official Cowtown events (according Wine Mosey and Break...
04/13/2019

$55 Family Memberships, only till the end of April. Get into all official Cowtown events (according Wine Mosey and Breakfast with Santa) for FREE! Use code April19 when ordering online at www.oldcowtown.org.

Great story on KSN about our Season Launch Party and Art Fair that happened on April 6!
04/13/2019
Old Cowtown Museum kicks off 2019 season

Great story on KSN about our Season Launch Party and Art Fair that happened on April 6!

Saturday, Old Cowtown Museum kicked off its 2019 season with a free launch party and art fair.

Coming up for the kiddos Saturday, April 20, 10am-5pm! See storybook characters, play games and have your picture taken ...
04/11/2019

Coming up for the kiddos Saturday, April 20, 10am-5pm! See storybook characters, play games and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! Admission is just $5/person, and is FREE for Cowtown members and kids 4 and under!

This month only, family memberships are $55! Get into all Cowtown events for free, plus 10% off in the gift shop and sal...
04/11/2019

This month only, family memberships are $55! Get into all Cowtown events for free, plus 10% off in the gift shop and saloon! (Use code April19 when ordering online at www.oldcowtown.org.)

This event will happen rain or shine! (Right now, it's only forecast to get afternoon rain...fingers crossed) Vendors wi...
04/04/2019

This event will happen rain or shine! (Right now, it's only forecast to get afternoon rain...fingers crossed) Vendors will be moved inside where needed, Wichita War Dancer will be performing inside, and all of the staff and volunteers will still be here! We have sidewalks and boardwalks, so you don't have to walk in mud! Come join us!!

This Saturday, April 6! FREE ADMISSION! Find out about our events, meet our volunteers, buy a discount membership, watch...
04/03/2019

This Saturday, April 6! FREE ADMISSION! Find out about our events, meet our volunteers, buy a discount membership, watch a gunfight and shop over 40 vendors! 10am-5pm.

Come out April 6, 10am-5pm, FREE ADMISSION, meet Old Cowtown Museum staff and volunteers, find out about our events, shop over 40 local artists, catch a gunfight and see Wichita War Dancer perform! Did we mention it's FREE?

FREE Sundays are back starting this Sunday, April 7! Almost every Sunday in 2019 will be free from April to October. (Ex...
04/01/2019

FREE Sundays are back starting this Sunday, April 7! Almost every Sunday in 2019 will be free from April to October. (Exceptions will be Easter Sunday, April 21 as we will be CLOSED, and May 26, September 29 and October 27.) Come see us, 12pm-5pm!

Our April Membership Sale is back! Get a family membership for a disounted rate of $55 (regularly $65). Membership gets ...
03/30/2019

Our April Membership Sale is back! Get a family membership for a disounted rate of $55 (regularly $65). Membership gets you into all Cowtown events free (events put on by other groups not included), plus 10% off in the saloon and gift shop! (Use code April19 when signing up online at www.oldcowtown.org!)

Address

1865 W Museum Blvd
Wichita, KS
67203

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(316) 219-1871

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