Hours

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

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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

 

 

May
19
Thu
OPEN 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 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, May 19. Free admission generously sponsored by our partners at Advisors Excel for everyone, as capacity allows. 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.

Also visit Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, a remarkable hands-on exhibition offers an astounding array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from all over the globe, in addition to great hands-on play experiences! Kids can dig for eggs, dress up like a parent dinosaur to brood their nest, and feel the texture of dinosaur eggs. Cute babies and fun dinosaur facts will keep the whole family playing and learning. Tiny Titans will be open from February 24 to May 30 as a part of Topeka Dino Days, a community-wide dinosaur celebration.

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

May
20
Fri
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 20 @ 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 Farai
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Fresh Air Fridays with Farai @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Dress for the weather and join featured educator Farai Harreld 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.

Read more about Fresh Air Fridays here.

May
21
Sat
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 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/

May
22
Sun
OPEN 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
May 22 @ 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/

May
23
Mon
Closed
May 23 all-day
Closed @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

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

May
24
Tue
Closed
May 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/

May
25
Wed
OPEN 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 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!

 

 

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Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4400 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604

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