The McCormick School building, designed by architects Proudfoot and Bird, is the oldest school building in Wichita. It’s now a museum that showcases the history of Wichita Public Schools.
Video slideshow of a few rooms inside the 1890s school
According to the website, the McCormick School was built in 1890 and was the seventeenth elementary school in the Wichita Public School system.
The museum is open Sundays from 2-5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission to the museum is free, although donations are accepted.
There’s a great set of pictures on Flickr here if you want to check it out before your visit, and we have a few here we took during a recent visit.
Date: Sunday and Wednesdays
Time: Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon
Location: 855 S. Martinson, Wichita Kansas
Cost: Free; donations accepted
For more information, visit the McCormick School website.
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