Wichita U.S. Courthouse

Exterior photo of the Wichita U.S. Courthouse
Exterior photo of the Wichita U.S. Courthouse

401 N. Market St.
Wichita, Kansas 67202

The Wichita U.S. Courthouse and Post Office was constructed between August 1930 and April 1932 at a total cost of $1.2 million. This six-story building includes about 175,000 square feet of space with seven courtrooms for U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts.

It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a group of Kansas Post Offices with 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 Section on Painting and Sculpture.

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

Parking

Metered parking is located within walking distance.

Vending

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: 2020-02-06