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Be transported back in time at this unique, 23 acre open-air history museum that recreates Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas from 1865 to 1880. Museum staff dress in period costume and demonstrate everyday activities including, gardening, tending...more
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I freakin'love the Wichita-specific adorability of this place and highly recommend a visit if the stars align and make it possible. There are shows and events, sometimes, that make it more vibrant, but just poking around in this little cowtown is kinda fun. Take the...More
1st off make sure you bring your walking shoes. 22 Acres of land and close to 40 buildings to go through. Spent close to 4 hours there and it was not busy. There was a lot of great artifacts and history. Lot of them are...More
Nothing gives you the flavor of what the "wild west" used to be than Cowtown. This is a MUST SEE for anyone making a trip through the midwest. Whenever I have visitors from out of town this is the first place I bring them. It's...More
This place was really well laid out and fun to walk around in. There is a working saloon and blacksmith on site. I wish the gift shop had a bit more things related to the site, bit other than that it was good.
This place is ran down and needs to be improved.The 1st major improvement would be for it to be moved to a area that it first to a original location and build around it like everything else where it will attract more poeople from all...More
This museum takes place on about a 23 acre plot of land, most of which is behind the entrance (don’t let the entrance fool you, there is a lot to be seen.) There is an entrance fee during the week and Saturday, but it is...More
We stopped by Old Cowtown on our second day in Wichita. My wife had been there when she was a kid and now we brought our 3 year old. She loved running down the streets, sitting on the saddles, and watching the actors perform. She...More
Another wonderful museum to experience Wichita should be proud of salvaging and restoring these buildings so that many more generations can experience what it was like in the beginning of Wichita’s history
Response from JenT1082 | Property representative |
There aren't family rates but there are group rates for groups of 15 or more. Admission to Cowtown is:
$9 - Adults
$8 - Seniors (62+)
$7 - Youth (12-17)
$6 - Kids (5-11)
FREE - Kids (4 and under) & Members
I was there for a special dinner and the place was otherwise closed but there are numerous buildings to walk through. It is an old time West Town. I would guess there are staff there to answer questions. I would say 1-2... More
I was there for a special dinner and the place was otherwise closed but there are numerous buildings to walk through. It is an old time West Town. I would guess there are staff there to answer questions. I would say 1-2 hours. Have fun!