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)
Appropriate for ages: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
204 S. Main
Wichita KS 67202
Phone: (316) 265-9314
Fax: (316) 265-9219
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 am – 4 pm
Saturday-Sunday, 1 pm – 5 pm
Contact: Abby Miller, Museum Educator
Reservations: (316) 265-9314
Visit our website to print Teacher’s Pass for free admission for teachers, students and their families; ideal for extra credit and special projects.
With four floors of exhibits ranging from Wichita’s pioneer days to its role in the civil rights movement, the Historical Museum is sure to have local history exhibits to meet the needs of every grade level and any subject. We are happy to assist you in developing an activity specific to your class. Self-guided tours welcome. Please call to make reservations for guided and self-guided tours.