Old Cowtown Museum - Wichita, Kansas, USA
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Old Cowtown Museum engages visitors through living history and hands-on learning. A blending of historic structures, buildings furnished with period artifacts, livestock and costumed history interpreters provide an authentic experience for learning and discovering the past.

This section includes information about education programs, living history elements and preservation efforts of the Museum. Browse through this section using the buttons on the left.

Download the 2013 Student Tour Brochure .

Online Registration Form

"Fair Education Day"

October 4, 2013

One Day only! Reservations Required! Special Fee!

Experience the sights and sounds of an old county fair as your students take a 2 hour tour of the grounds visiting places that attract your students interest. There are more activities than can be experienced in the time allotted, but that should give your students the ability to focus on activities that most interest them.

  • 2012 Curriculum Part 1
  • 2012 Curriculum Part 2
  • Education Day Activity Booklet for Lower Grades
  • Education Day Video
    To view the video full screen, right-click on the video and select Zoom > Full Screen
  • 2010 Education Day Passport


    One Chaperone for every five students is requested and admitted free.

    Registration Required.   Availability is limited. 

    Fee:  $4.50/ student, 1 adult/5 students - all adults free, 

    Prepaid registration Due by September 27, 2013

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    Historic Wichita Cowtown,Inc, will provide scholarship money of up to $150 per bus for field trip transportation on a first-come first-serve basis.  Notice of your desire to us this money must be indicated at the time when reservations are placed with Old Cowtown Museum.  USD 259 schools follow the normal process for reserving busses, First Student Invoice payments and district invoicing to donor for reimbursement.  


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