Category Archives: Events

Wichita’s 144 Birthday Party!!! Sunday, July 20, 2014,1:00 – 5:00pm

Celebrate the day and discover Wichita’s remarkable history wandering the four floors of the Museum’s exhibits located in Wichita’s original 1890 City Hall building. Enjoy special tours, crafts, activities and refreshments, scheduled from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is free … Continue reading

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The 75th Anniversary Party and Special Exhibit for the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

75th Anniversary Party – Sunday, September 28th, 6:00-9:00 PM Celebrate 75 years with food, drink, entertainment and twenty-four exhibits. Tickets are $75 and limited to 200 attendees. Join us in celebration of three generations plus working to preserve local history. … Continue reading

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National Touring Exhibition, “House & Home” Opening June 14, 2014 and Special Events

What makes a house a home? Throughout American history, people have lived in all sorts of places, from military barracks and two-story colonials to college dormitories and row houses. House & Home, a new exhibition opening June 14, 2014, embarks … 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 Wichita-Sedgwick County HIstorical Museum Presents: An Essay Contest!

                        Theme: “Rights and Responsibilities in Wichita’s History” All area students in grades 6-12 are eligible. Theme coincides with National History Day theme, a great warm-up exercise for NHD … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! – Saturday, September 28, 2013, 1-5 pm

Bring your “Museum Day Live! Admission Ticket” which will provide free admission for you and one guest to the Historical Museum.  If there are more than two in a household who want to visit our Museum, the other guests will … Continue reading

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Traveling Exhibit – Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas

Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas Traveling exhibition Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas, is open at  the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum through September 1, 2013, illustrates the paths to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Wichita’s Birthday – Sunday, July 21st 1-4pm

The Wichita Birthday Party – Happy 143rd! Sunday, July 21st 2013 from 1- 4pm. Celebrate the day and discover Wichita’s remarkable history wandering the 4 floors of the Museum’s exhibits located in Wichita’s original 1890 City Hall building. Enjoy special … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Social – Saturday, May 11th, 1-5pm

Games, fun, cake walk, face painting, ice cream and more! Also enjoy the Art Museum’s Art & Book Fair across the street at Century II Park Activities Free – Refreshments – $ 1.00 – Adult Museum Admission ½ PRICE $2.00, … Continue reading

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Young Historians Awards – Saturday, May 4th at 2pm

Join us as we celebrate National History Day winners and the DeVore Local History Essay winners! Special guest speaker Beccy Tanner of the Wichita Eagle. Free and open to the public.

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