Daily Life: 1870s City Living / Tour

Participate in common chores, games and manners of city children in an 1870s lower middle class home.

Teacher's packet available online.

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Appropriate for ages: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

Max Audience: Class size minimum of 12 students and not to exceed 25.
Costs: $4/student for one program or $5/student for multiple programs. Title I Schools $2/student for one program or $3/student for multiple programs. One free adult for every 10 students; additional adults pay corresponding child fee. There is a 5% administrative fee for schools using partnership funds.
Field Trip


Old Cowtown Museum

1865 Museum Boulevard

Wichita KS 67203

Phone: (316) 219-1871

Reservations: (316) 350-3317

Fax: (316) 858-7886

Website: www.oldcowtown.org

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Sunday, noon-4:30 pm, closed Monday and Tuesday

Historic Wichita Cowtown, Inc. will provide scholarship money of up to $150 per bus for field trip transportation on a first-come first-serve basis. Notice of your desire to use this money must be indicated at the time of reservation to Old Cowtown Museum. USD 259 schools follow the normal process for reserving busses, First Student invoice payments and district invoicing to donor for reimbursement.

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This Organization received funding for general operational support from the City of Wichita The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Board of directors

Jan-Maeve Saggerson

Tim Rogers

Lai-L Daugherty

Teresa Seymour

Rodney Horton

Chris Wendt