Old Cowtown Museum

1865 West Museum Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: (316) 219-1871
Fax: (316) 858-6469
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Visitors can experience what life was like in an evolving cattle town of the 1870s. Take a wagon ride, stop by the Saloon and drink a sarsaparilla, watch a gunfight in the street, hear the ring of the blacksmith anvil, dress up and take old-time photos and visit the humble home of the Wichita’s founder, Darius Munger. Be sure to stop at the home of Marshall Murdock, who single-handedly promoted the town through his newspaper. The 23-acre site, which is just west of modern-day downtown, is home to 70 historic and recreated buildings, including a marshal's office, Wichita's first jail, a saloon, general store, one-room schoolhouse, church, livery stable, train depot and more. Restored original homes represent both the emerging upper-class as well as more rustic lodgings. The five-acre 1880 DeVore Farm demonstrates 19th century agricultural methods and features livestock, crops and equipment. Before you leave, be sure to visit the Gift Shop that offers unique Kansas-made items and Old West souvenirs. Group rates and tours available.

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Age of the Gunfighter

August 29, 2015
Venue: Old Cowtown Museum
Address: 1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 316-350-3323
Calling all cowboys on Saturday, August 29, for the Annual Age of the Gunfighter event at Cowtown. Gunfights, fast draw contest and histori...More

Wine Mosey

September 20, 2015
Venue: Old Cowtown Museum
Address: 1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
Time: From: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 316-350-3323

Only at Cowtown could wine tasting and stagecoach rides make such a perfect combination. The Museum is hosting its 7th Annual Wine Mos...More

A Night of Hay, Hooves and Halloween

October 23, 2015
Venue: Old Cowtown Museum
Address: 1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
Time: From: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 316-350-3323
Your child doesn't have to wait until Halloween night to put on his or her costume. Bring them out to Cowtown for "A Night of Hay, Hoo...More

Dickens Of A Christmas... the 40th Anniversary of Christmas at Cowtown

December 4 - 19, 2015
Every Friday, Saturday
Venue: Old Cowtown Museum
Address: 1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67203
Time: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 316-350-3323
"Dickens Of A Christmas" takes place December 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19, 6:00-9:00 p.m. The public is invited to celebrate with festiv...More