Wichita, Kansas: Old Cowtown Museum - Wild West Town

Recreation of a typical Great Plains town in the 1880s. Built on 25 acres just off the Chisholm Trail. Kind of a Western version of Colonial Williamsburg.

Old Cowtown Museum

Address:
1865 W. Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS
Directions:
West side of the city. From US Hwy 400/W. Kellogg Ave. take exit at Seneca St. Drive north one mile, crossing the river. Turn left at the stoplight onto W. Museum Blvd. Drive a half-mile, straight through the traffic circle, and you'll soon see the entrance on the left.
Hours:
T-Sa 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
316-350-3323
Admission:
Adults $7.75
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Old Cowtown Museum - Wild West Town

You can take your dog! They love dogs! They even have a town dog!

[Jodi Rose, 07/10/2021]

Lasso throwing lessons.

Old Cowtown Museum - Wild West Town

Cow Town is an accredited Living Educational Museum. All structures are original from the period of 1880 and actors in period clothing of that time. They have special events throughout the year so check their website. It's open all year long.

[Joe Kleinsmith, 06/08/2017]

When it opened in 1950 there was one building; now there are 54 structures.


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