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Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita

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Historic Site · History Museum
Old Cowtown Museum is an accredited history museum in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It is located next to the Arkansas River in central Wichita. The Museum was established in 1952, and is one of the oldest open-air history museums in central United States with 54 historic and re-created buildings, including a period farm and out-buildings, situated on 23 acres of land off the original Chisholm Trail. Cowtown is a combination of attraction, museum, living history site, and historic preservation project. It is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit institution.
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  • This was a fun stop for history lovers, with houses and shops relocated and restored to be what one might find in the 1800s. The displays set up in the buildings were well laid out and seemed to be...  more »
  • That was fun to visit and could go in the buildings and they had a gun fight, to bad it was so hot, I would have liked to walk to the back farm area.  more »
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  • Wish we could have seen more but it's a great place to get to see the "old west". Very fun to see how things have changed so much between then and now. Also love that they are part of "blue star" and hope they will continue to be for years to come.
  • Awesome place with lots of awesome history. And great show by the cowboys. We loved it. And we have already told others we will be back.

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