Kansas Children’s Discovery Center


Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Friday:9 AM - 3 PM

Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM


We are closed on December 24th and 25th and December 31st and 1st!
Noon Year's Eve Tickets available for December 31st; not open to the public.

December 21st - 23rd; December 26 - 29th;  January 2 - 3rd: Open 9 am - 5 pm

 Admission Rates:

Kids & Adults: $7.75 
Seniors (65+): $6.75 
Infants (12 mo. & under) & Members: FREE
Kansas Gas Service Military Discount (With valid ID): 10% off admission

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12/9 - 12/15: Special Native Voices Fun

12/16: Take Apart Day!

12/23: Winter Celebration!

12/21 - 12/30: Special School's Out Programming

12/26 - 12/29: Winter Games!

12/31: Noon Year's Eve

Kansas Children's Discovery Center's
Discovery 'Que BBQ contest

Tuesdays: 10:30 AM "Toddler Tuesday" 

Wednesdays: 10:30 AM "Wee Wednesday"

Thursdays: 10:30 AM "Tiny Tots" 

Saturdays: 1 PM  S.T.E.A.M. Floor Programming

*schedule subject to change

Become a Member of the KCDC Family

Choose the membership category that’s just right for you!  All memberships are good for a full year (12 months from the date of purchase). Sign up today for a year of Serious Fun!

Happy Families, a Happy Community

Your generous financial gift is an essential part in making the Discovery Center a vital educational resource for our children, families & educators!  The support you give today impacts the lives of our community's dreamers, teachers and leaders of tomorrow.

Thank you for your tax-deductible gift! Donations support:

  • Medical Warriors Programming
  • Puzzle Pieces Programming
  • Educational Programming
  • New Exhibits and Interactives
  • KCDC Cares Fund for subsidized field trips, free passes and special programs for students and families in need


Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4400 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604

(785) 783-8300