Monthly Archives: May 2014

Historical Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the┬áNational Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the … Continue reading

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Riverfest Temporary Exhibit

A complete set of Wichita River Festival Buttons, beginning with the “Wichitennial River Festival and Traders Day” button from 1972, exhibited on the first floor of the Museum through June 30, 2014. Admission to the Museum is $2.00 with a … Continue reading

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Admirals Armada – Sunday, June 1, 2014, 1:00-5:00 PM

Enjoy free admission to the Museum for this special event with your Riverfest button and discover a plethora of Wichita history, including a complete collection of Riverfest Buttons and items of Riverfest memorabilia. From 1:00-2:00 PM photos will be taken … Continue reading

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The Memorial Sesquicentennial of Major General John Sedgwick celebrated by the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Exhibit opens May 9th, 2014, the 150th anniversary of his death in battle. A special program presented by guest speaker, author, educator and filmmaker, Ken Spurgeon, is scheduled for 2:00PM Saturday, May 24th, at the Museum. Special admission to the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Social! – Saturday, May 10, 2014 1:00 – 5:00 PM

┬áMusic, Prizes, Puppet Shows, Cake Walk, Ice Cream, Cookies! Exhibits on all 4 Floors! Admission: Adults-$2.00, Children 12 & under – free Sponsored by WHiMS  

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