The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum will be holding FREE and low-cost programs during winter break. These fun and educational programs are geared to different age groups and interests. Some of them do require registration in advance, so either call or email to reserve your spot.
A Child’s World
Tuesday, December 19 and Thursday, December 21, 1-3 p.m.
Explore what is was like to be a child 100 years ago with a special tour, crafts, games and ginger snaps!
Recommended for ages 7 and up
This program is FREE. Reservations recommended.
A Victorian Christmas
Wednesday, December 20, 1-3 p.m.
Experience a Victorian Christmas. Tour the Wichita Cottage which will be decorated for the holidays and make a Christmas card. All ages welcome. This event is FREE. Reservations recommended.
The Spirit of Wichita — The Magic City
Friday, December 22, 2-3:30 p.m.
Cost for this event is $15; free for members.
During The Spirit of Wichita – The Magic City experiential tour, you will learn about the people and places that propelled Wichita to shape the future of the world. This experience takes you from the post-Civil War settlement of a prairie wilderness 15 years forward to the fastest growing city in the U.S. quickly followed by the dawn of aviation, the modern age, oil wealth, a new era of entertainment, war, civil rights, fast-food, and into the future. See special artifacts from the Museum’s collection and archives not generally on display to the public. You may encounter a few memorable Wichitans along the way! End your experience in the 1920s Drug Store’s soda fountain with treats served by a soda jerk. Space is limited for this special tour and reservations are requested. Free for Museum members; $15 admission for non-members.
Email Laurie Conner, Museum Educator at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 316-265-9314 for reservations. In case there are any changes to the events, visit the event Facebook pages.