Here are links to lesson plans and activities to go along with the museum’s “Adventure in Time” videos posted on YouTube. There is also information on teacher-issued “Family Pass” which provides free Museum Visits to students and their families through the generosity of the Beach Family Foundation (Sedgwick County students) and the Kansas All-Star Scholars Fund (Sumner County students).

Remote Learning School Tour Video Playlist

VIDEO 1 – Introduction to the Historical Museum for Students – A quick look at the Museum. What are Museums?

VIDEO 2 – Wichita, the Magic City How our city began.

VIDEOS 3 & 4 – Bison on the Plains, part 1 & part 2 The importance of the Bison.

VIDEO 5 – Child’s World – Everyone starts as a child: How was it different for children 100 years ago? How was it the same?


For additional content & ideas visit the Wichita Photo Archives:


Teacher Issued Family Pass Instructions:

Students and their families may visit the Museum at no charge when a teacher issues a “Family Pass” – teachers simply send an email to the student/family stating the following:


Send From the teacher’s official email address to Family –

Subject line: “TEACHER’S PASS” –

In Body of email state:

School Name –

class/grade level –

Parent or Guardian’s contact information –

Student’s first Name-

With this request & information: Please admit (students 1st name) and their guests with this Teacher’s Pass. Call in advance to schedule. Museum Hours: T-F 11am – 4pm, S & S 1-5pm, 204 S. Main, Wichita, Kansas 316-265-9314 or


This email (or a similar form) must be printed out and given to the Museum’s Admissions Staff on arrival; a call to the Museum for reservations is recommended in advance of the visit.

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