Wichita U.S. Courthouse

401 North Market St.
Wichita, KS 67202

Exterior photo of the Wichita U.S. Courthouse

The Wichita U.S. Courthouse and Post Office was constructed between August 1930 and April 1932 for a total cost of $1.2 million. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a group of Kansas Post Offices noted for its artwork. Two oil-on-canvas murals, painted in 1935-1936, are located on the east and west walls of the lobby. Lobby murals include: Pioneers in Kansas, by artist J. Ward Lockwood and Kansas Farming, by artist Richard Haines. Both received the commissions through a post office mural project awarded by the U.S. Treasury Department's Painting and Sculpture Section. This six-story building includes about 175,000 square feet of space with seven courtrooms for U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts.

For facility-related questions, concerns or requests, please contact the Kansas Field Office.

General Building Information

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding federal holidays.

Visitors must have a valid photo ID and pass through a security screening before being granted entry. All personal electronic devices are prohibited in the building.

Building Amenities


Metered parking is located within walking distance.


This facility has on-site vending and a dining area located in the basement, Room B-43. Vending operations are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Last Reviewed: 2019-02-26