What are the benefits of a KCDC membership? 

Every membership level gets:

  • Unlimited FREE admission for all named individuals for a full 12 months!
  • 10% discount in our Discovery gift shop
  • Member discounts on special evening events
  • 10% discount on camps and birthday parties

Our Discover "Plus One" members get:

How much does a membership cost?

Discover Membership: $99

  • Free admission for 2 named adults and up to 3 children under 18 living in the same household, or up to 3 grandchildren, per visit. 

Discover "Plus One" Membership: $129

  • Free admission for 2 named adults, 4 children under 18 in the same household or up to 4 grandchildren, +1 additional guest per visit! 

Buying a gift for a large family? Contact us today about our Discover Premier membership option! 

How do I purchase a gift membership?

Online - Click here to get started immediately! All online membership purchases are active upon payment. A gift certificate and letter will be sent to the purchaser or the gift recipient, depending on what is selected during checkout. 

In Person - Download the registration form and bring it in on your next visit or fill out a registration form at the front desk. Your gift membership can be activated at that time, or a Gift Certificate can be issued to you and the membership will be activated when the family brings it in on their first visit! 

Over the Phone - Call our Membership Manager at 785-783-8300



  • Renewing an active membership will add 12 months to the current expiration date, so there will be no lost time for renewing early. 
  • Memberships purchased online are active immediately upon payment! If you would like your gift membership to be activated at a later date, please purchase a gift certificate at our front desk during business hours, or over the phone by calling 785-783-8300. Gift certificates must be turned in to the front desk on the recipient's first visit in order to activate their membership.