Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Monday, January 20 during special hours from 9-5. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed that one day his community and country would be free of racial injustice. Learn about Dr. King’s dream and write your own dream for your family, community, and country on your dream cloud. Put your cloud on our wall to contribute to our community Martin Luther King Jr. Day art project and watch your dreams soar!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

I Have a Dream Cloud Community Art Project

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from Tuesday, January 14 to Monday, January 20. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed that one day his community and country would be free of racial injustice. Learn about Dr. King’s dream and write your own dream for your family, community, and country on your dream cloud. Put your cloud on our wall to contribute to our community Martin Luther King Jr. Day art project and watch your dreams soar! Join us on Monday, January 20 for special hours from 9-5.

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Winterfest

Winter is here and it’s time to play at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 25 from 10 to 5! Create cardboard snowmen, rock and roll on indoor snowboards, and launch indoor snowballs at your friends and family throughout the day!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Art Studio: Winterfest

Celebrate the winter season at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 18 from 10 to 4. Create snowflakes, snowmen, wintry scenes, and more using pine cones, paint, popsicle sticks, and a plethora of pretty awesome art supplies in the Art Studio.

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Messy STEAM Factory

Start the new year off with a day of with messy science at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 11. At 10:30, use your muscles to create a smashing mess with kitchen tools, explore a mad scientist lab full of chemistry explorations at 11:30, at 1:30 launch paint-soaked materials at a canvass using the splat-a-pult, and at 2:30 create messy art with paintsplosions!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Messy STEAM Factory

Start the new year off with a day of with messy science at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 11. At 10:30, use your muscles to create a smashing mess with kitchen tools, explore a mad scientist lab full of chemistry explorations at 11:30, at 1:30 launch paint-soaked materials at a canvass using the splat-a-pult, and at 2:30 create messy art with paintsplosions!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Messy STEAM Factory

Start the new year off with a day of with messy science at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 11. At 10:30, use your muscles to create a smashing mess with kitchen tools, explore a mad scientist lab full of chemistry explorations at 11:30, at 1:30 launch paint-soaked materials at a canvass using the splat-a-pult, and at 2:30 create messy art with paintsplosions!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Messy STEAM Factory

Start the new year off with a day of with messy science at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 11. At 10:30, use your muscles to create a smashing mess with kitchen tools, explore a mad scientist lab full of chemistry explorations at 11:30, at 1:30 launch paint-soaked materials at a canvass using the splat-a-pult, and at 2:30 create messy art with paintsplosions!

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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

Discovery Center Closed for Big Clean

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is closed from Monday, January 6 to Friday, January 10 for our Big Clean. This time allows us to deep clean the museum, conduct exhibit maintenance and prepare for the coming year of serious fun! We will also be packing up our traveling exhibit, Kenya’s Kids, to make space for new experiences! Individual and group volunteers are especially welcome during the Big Clean. Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/support/volunteer/ for more information about volunteer opportunities.

Check out https://kansasdiscovery.org/plan-a-visit/hours-and-admission/ for full information on museum hours and closings.

Kenya’s Kids Last Day: World of Drum

Kids learn about rhythm, sound and vibration when they use a percussion instrument! Join us for a fun hands-on workshop exploring rhythm and rhythm instruments at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, January 4 at 11:30 and 1:30. Musician Jaisson H. Taylor from KC Young Audiences will introduce visitors to a variety of idiophones and membranophones from around the world and let children play them!

This is also the final day to see Kenya’s Kids, a cultural exhibit where families can discover what life is like for children in Kenya today, a country both technologically-advanced and filled with longtime traditions. Kenya’s Kids magically transports visitors into the lives of children living in Kenya, bringing the experience to life to encourage children to not just learn about, but also participate in a new culture as they travel through five immersive environments. Kenya’s Kids closes January 4, 2020.

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, a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom and special space for babies and toddlers to explore.

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