Hours

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9-5
Thursday 9-8
Sunday 12-5
Closed Monday and Tuesday

Holidays and Events

Admission

Kids & Adults: $9.00
Seniors (65+): $8.00
Infants (12 mo. & under): FREE
Members: FREE

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Latest Discovery Center News and Events

 

 

Dec
6
Mon
Closed
Dec 6 all-day
Closed @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Dec
7
Tue
Closed
Dec 7 all-day
Closed @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Dec
8
Wed
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Wee Wednesday
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am
Wee Wednesday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Wee Wednesday at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center every Wednesday at 10am with Erin Forstein. Wee Wednesdays are designed for toddlers learning to use their senses to play, explore, create, and investigate.

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more serious fun!

Dec
9
Thu
OPEN 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
OPEN 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Move and Groove with Kansas Ballet Academy: Nutcracker Special!
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Move and Groove with Kansas Ballet Academy: Nutcracker Special! @ The Kansas Children's Discovery Center

The Kansas Ballet Academy will be onsite for a special Nutcracker Movement series! On select Thursdays in November and December beginning at 10am. This series is sponsored by the Kansas Ballet Academy.

This is also the opening day of Snow-Ventures, a winter fun exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center! Visitors will glide across a special sock ice skating rink, run a penguin rescue, operate a winter market, build with icy blocks, and learn some seriously cool science! This special exhibit created by the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center will be open November 18, 2021 to February 6, 2022.

Regular admission applies. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, special space for babies and toddlers, and a 4.5-acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more serious fun!

Thursday Night Live: Dance!
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Live: Dance! @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

The Discovery Center is now open on Thursday nights until 8pm for serious fun! On Thursday, December 9, The Kansas Ballet Academy will get kids dancing, moving and grooving from 6:30 until 7pm.

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Masks are currently required indoors for all guests ages 2 and up.

The Kansas Ballet Academy leads family fun on second and fourth Thursdays of every month. Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/events for more programs.

Dec
10
Fri
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Dec
11
Sat
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

For full hours and admission information visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/

Family Yoga
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Family Yoga @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Family Yoga with Kathy Damron at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center Saturday, December 11 at 10am. Adults are encouraged to participate with kids for a fun morning of family fitness!

Regular admission applies, which is $9 for children and adults, $8 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and Discovery Center members. Admission also lets you play all day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor educational exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Masks are currently required indoors for all guests ages 2 and up.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/events/ for more serious fun!

 

 

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4400 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604

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