School Tours

The Museum provides guided tours for all school groups!
School Tours have been carefully designed to follow the Kansas Curricular Standards.
Bus funding is available.  

Cost

Your admission is a class donation of any amount. Community support is essential to the Museum’s success. Take up a collection and support the Museum!

A Child’s World

GRADES 1-2

Students step back in time and explore an exhibit full of toys, clothing, and children’s activities from the past as they compare and contrast their own daily lives to children living in early Wichita.  This tour includes a guided lesson and hand-on activities. (60 minutes)

A Child’s World 1st Grade Teacher’s Resource Guide

A Child’s World 2nd Grade Teacher’s Resource Guide

Wichita: The Magic City

GRADES 3-5

Students discover the early days of Wichita and its rapid growth from a vast prairie to a bustling city. This tour focuses on the early settlers and their interaction with the Native Americans and includes hands-on activities relating to Wichita Indian culture and trading practices. (60 minutes)

Wichita: The Magic City Teacher’s Resource Guide

Aviation Tour

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

Students learn the history behind the local aviation industry and how Wichita became known as the Air Capital. This tour includes a guided tour of the Spirit of Wichita exhibit, as well as a film entitled Wichita, The Air Capital: The Early Years. (45 minutes)

Comprehensive Tour

ALL AGES

Students encounter one of America’s leading history museums and its focus on their community. Students will tour the entire Museum, receiving a broad look at Wichita’s history, with a focus on growth, major events, and technological advances over time. Museum terms are introduced, such as artifact, exhibit and collection.  (60 minutes)

Click here to schedule one of our guided tours.

For inquiries regarding guided tours and school visits, please contact Museum Educators at (316) 265-9314 or tours@wichitahistory.org

 

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