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

Discounts

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Latest Discovery Center News and Events

 

 

Jan
18
Tue
Closed
Jan 18 all-day
Closed @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

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

Jan
19
Wed
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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!

Jan
20
Thu
OPEN 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Jan 20 @ 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/

Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Join us for Advisors Excel Free Family Fun Night at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. Free admission for everyone is generously sponsored by our partners at Advisors Excel! Play at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, with more than 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.

Also visit Snow-Ventures, a winter fun exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center! Visitors can 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 from Nov. 18, 2021, to Feb. 6, 2022.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/freenights for a full schedule of free nights.

Jan
21
Fri
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan 21 @ 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/

Fresh Air Fridays with Lesley
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fresh Air Fridays with Lesley @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Dress for the weather and join us for our Fresh Air Fridays at 10 a.m. each Friday! Rain or shine, outdoor play is an essential part of a child’s day. Open spaces give the freedom to run, leap, explore, take risks and make memories.

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 more than 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.

Read more about Fresh Air Fridays here.

Jan
22
Sat
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan 22 @ 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/

Jan
23
Sun
OPEN 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
OPEN 12 p.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/

Jan
24
Mon
Closed
Jan 24 all-day
Closed @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

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

 

 

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Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4400 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604

(785) 783-8300
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