Kansas Children's Discovery Center, Topeka

4.7
#3 of 8 in Museums in Topeka
Hours:

Tues - Fri: 9AM - 3PM

Sat: 10 AM- 5 PM

Sun: 1 PM - 5PM

Closed on Independence Day

Mon: Closed (Except some holidays such as MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day)

Admission:

Infants (under 1yr): Free

Children: $7.75

Adults: $7.75

Senior (65+): $6.75

Located in Topeka's Gage Park.

www.kansasdiscovery.org

The Kansas Children's Discovery Center is ‘Serious Fun’ for the whole family! With interactive exhibits and hands-on discovery, children and families can enjoy fun-filled hours exploring art, nature and science together.

All ages can conduct science experiments, construct towers, create messy artist masterpieces and get up close with nature outdoors. The Discovery Center’s exhibits emphasize math, science and the arts, encouraging both critical and creative thinking, as well as promoting physical and gross-motor activity.

With programming and exhibits that align with the Kansas curriculum objectives, the Discovery Center is a resource for educators and provides interactive field trips for students in northeast Kansas. Birthday parties, family reunions, wedding receptions and corporate retreats are always ‘Serious Fun’ at the Discovery Center.
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  • I took my first grade class with two other first grade teachers/classes. The classroom experience was set up as centers, The timing and management was fantastic. Students were encouraged to work thing...  more »
  • The Kansas Children's Discovery Center in Topeka, Ks. is the perfect day-trip experience for younger children. Lots of "Hands-on" Activities & outside adventures.  more »
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  • my 5 year old had an amazing time here, with all of the scientific stations, the imagination centers, the play areas, both inside and out we spent 4 hours here and only left because they were closing, the place is clean and well maintained, the staff are very friendly, the exhibits are excellent. highly recommended The Kansas Children's Discovery Center in Topeka, Ks. is the perfect day-trip experience for younger children. Lots of "Hands-on" Activities & outside adventures.
  • Such a hidden gem! My kids love playing here so much. The outdoor space is amazing and they are always adding new things. It's nice inside because it's not overly big and it's easy to keep track of your kids if they all separate. Definitely check it out!

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