Events

Spotlight Events

Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 24 all-day
12:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 25 all-day
12:00 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Dec 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am
Kansas Children's Discovery Center

All Upcoming Events

Nov
1
Thu
Thank-O-Rama!
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Thank-O-Rama! @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Share thankfulness all month long in The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Make a card for a veteran November 1st through 11th for volunteers to deliver to local veterans on Veterans Day. All month, design an extraordinary personalized thank you to give to someone special.

Also, visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open through January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Nov
18
Sun
November Puzzle Pieces *special date*
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
November Puzzle Pieces *special date* @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

On Sunday, November 18 from 11 to 1, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center will offer free admission to families with children who have autism spectrum disorders. Please note this is a rescheduled Puzzle Pieces. Puzzle Pieces is normally on the second Sunday of each month, and will resume the normal date in December.

The Puzzle Pieces program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in a safe and understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and helps families discover new resources available to them.

KCDC is not open to the public during this time. For more information, visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/puzzle-pieces/

Nov
20
Tue
Thank-o-Rama! Messages
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thank-o-Rama! Messages @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Who inspires and encourages you? Share your unique thank you message on our giant frame wall on Tuesday, November 20 and Wednesday, November 21 from 9 to 3.

Also, visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open through January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Nov
21
Wed
Extended hours on the day before Thanksgiving!
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Extended hours on the day before Thanksgiving! @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Come play on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 21 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Join us during our special extended hours from 9 to 5. Share a thank you message for someone who encourages you on our giant frame wall. Meet new friends at a special storytime and activity for Wee Wednesday 10:30.

Also, visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open through January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Thank-o-Rama! Messages
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thank-o-Rama! Messages @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Who inspires and encourages you? Share your unique thank you message on our giant frame wall on Tuesday, November 20 and Wednesday, November 21 from 9 to 3.

Also, visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open through January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Nov
23
Fri
Extended Hours on Black Friday!
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Extended Hours on Black Friday! @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Come play on Black Friday, Friday, November 23 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Join us during our special extended hours from 9 to 5. At 11, the Kansas Ballet Academy will treat children to storytime, ballet class, and a solo performance by the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy! At 2, Kansas Ballet will present a 30 minute, narrated performance of the Nutcracker Ballet. All day, celebrate the season of thanks by creating a thank you message for someone who encourages you in The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit.

On Black Friday, all new memberships and renewals are 10% off. Become a member on Friday, November 23 for a great deal on a full year of serious fun! Members get unlimited visits to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, invitations to member’s only events, and provide the financial support needed for new exhibits and programs. Funds raised from memberships also help children in need, who would otherwise be unable to play due to a medical condition, limited finances, or family situation.

Also, visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open through January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

The Nutcracker Narrated Performance with Kansas Ballet Academy
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm
The Nutcracker Narrated Performance with Kansas Ballet Academy @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join Kansas Ballet for a delightful introduction to the enchanting Nutcracker Ballet at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, November 23.

At 11, KBA will treat children to storytime, ballet class, and a solo performance by the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy! The morning program is appropriate for ages 3 and up.

At 2, Kansas Ballet will present a 30 minute, narrated performance of the Nutcracker Ballet (appropriate for all ages). Clara and her family gather for their annual Christmas party at the Staulbaum house where Clara is presented with an enchanted Nutcracker doll. The doll is actually a prince who fell under the evil spell of the jealous Mouse Queen, but Clara’s tender heart breaks the curse and the prince comes back to life. Together Clara and the Nutcracker Prince journey to the magical Land of the Sweets for an evening of dance and celebration.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Dec
1
Sat
Instrument Petting Zoo
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Instrument Petting Zoo @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join the Washburn National Association for Music Education as they present a Musical Instrument Petting Zoo on Saturday, December 1 from 11 to 1 at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. This “zoo” includes wind, brass and other instruments. The musical petting zoo will enable children of all ages to see, hold, play and experience variety of instruments.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Dec
14
Fri
Recycled Cities
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
Recycled Cities @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 2. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Recycled Cities
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm
Recycled Cities @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 11. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Dec
15
Sat
Member’s Only Hour
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Member's Only Hour @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Kansas Children’s Discovery Center members support the museum in our mission to enhance children’s lives and enrich the communities we serve. To show our appreciation for KCDC members, we will open early from 9 AM to 10 AM on Saturday, December 15 for a members-only playtime in all galleries including the The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

Learn more about memberships at https://kansasdiscovery.org/support/membership/

Sunflower Science
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am
Sunflower Science @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Learn what makes sunflowers grow at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, December 15 at 11 with Ashlee Herkenm from the Platt Lab at Kansas State University. Ashley will demonstrate on how colonies of bacteria and fungi work together to grow sunflowers!

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Recycled Cities
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
Recycled Cities @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us for a building extravaganza at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Friday, December 14 at 11 and 2 and Saturday, December 15 at 2. We will create our own city out of recycled materials. Imagine, plan and build with everyday objects. What will your city be like?

Also learn about natural environments at 11 with Ashlee Herkenm from the Platt Lab at Kansas State University. Ashley will demonstrate on how colonies of bacteria and fungi work together to grow sunflowers!

Also visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Dec
22
Sat
Piggie and Elephant Meet and Greet
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am
Piggie and Elephant Meet and Greet @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us for a special storytime and meet and greet with Mo Willems’ Piggie and Elephant at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, December 22 at 11 and 2 sponsored by Visit Topeka. We’re celebrating the final days of The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which flies away from Topeka on January 4, 2019.

Come in for your last chance to visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Piggie and Elephant Meet and Greet
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
Piggie and Elephant Meet and Greet @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us for a special storytime and meet and greet with Mo Willems’ Piggie and Elephant at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center on Saturday, December 22 at 11 and 2 sponsored by Visit Topeka. We’re celebrating the final days of The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which flies away from Topeka on January 4, 2019.

Come in for your last chance to visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Dec
24
Mon
Closed for Holiday
Dec 24 all-day
Closed for Holiday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. We wish all of our supporters a fun and festive holiday season. Please join us after the holiday from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28 for extended hours from 9 to 5 daily and special programs.

Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more information.

Dec
25
Tue
Closed for Holiday
Dec 25 all-day
Closed for Holiday @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. We wish all of our supporters a fun and festive holiday season. Please join us after the holiday from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28 for extended hours from 9 to 5 daily and special programs.

Visit https://kansasdiscovery.org/ for more information.

Dec
26
Wed
Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye
Dec 26 @ 11:00 am
Piggie and Elephant's Goodbye @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28 for daily storytime and meet with Mo Willems’ Piggie and Elephant everyday at 11. We’re celebrating the final days of The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which flies away from Topeka on January 4, 2019.

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Stick around until the afternoon for Chemistry Craze programs everyday at 2.

Come in for your last chance to visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Chemistry Craze
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm
Chemistry Craze @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Come in from the cold for a Chemistry Craze at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from Wednesday, December 26 to Saturday, December 29 with programs everyday at 2. Build a battery, move colors through chromatography, investigate the science of scents and make amazing sublimination bubbles!

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Come early for Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye programs everyday at 11.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Program funded by the National Science Foundation through the Museum of Science. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1612482.

Dec
27
Thu
Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am
Piggie and Elephant's Goodbye @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28 for daily storytime and meet with Mo Willems’ Piggie and Elephant everyday at 11. We’re celebrating the final days of The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which flies away from Topeka on January 4, 2019.

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Stick around until the afternoon for Chemistry Craze programs everyday at 2.

Come in for your last chance to visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Chemistry Craze
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm
Chemistry Craze @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Come in from the cold for a Chemistry Craze at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from Wednesday, December 26 to Saturday, December 29 with programs everyday at 2. Build a battery, move colors through chromatography, investigate the science of scents and make amazing sublimination bubbles!

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Come early for Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye programs everyday at 11.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Program funded by the National Science Foundation through the Museum of Science. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1612482.

Dec
28
Fri
Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am
Piggie and Elephant's Goodbye @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Join us from Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28 for daily storytime and meet with Mo Willems’ Piggie and Elephant everyday at 11. We’re celebrating the final days of The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which flies away from Topeka on January 4, 2019.

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Stick around until the afternoon for Chemistry Craze programs everyday at 2.

Come in for your last chance to visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems at The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, open September 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The exhibit brings to life all of Mo Willems’ most popular picture books and characters, including The Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny in a fun, interactive exhibit that’s full of laughs.

The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit is included in regular admission to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

Learn more at https://kansasdiscovery.org/thepigeonexhibit/

Chemistry Craze
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm
Chemistry Craze @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Come in from the cold for a Chemistry Craze at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from Wednesday, December 26 to Saturday, December 29 with programs everyday at 2. Build a battery, move colors through chromatography, investigate the science of scents and make amazing sublimination bubbles!

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Come early for Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye programs everyday at 11.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Program funded by the National Science Foundation through the Museum of Science. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1612482.

Dec
29
Sat
Chemistry Craze
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm
Chemistry Craze @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Come in from the cold for a Chemistry Craze at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center from Wednesday, December 26 to Saturday, December 29 with programs everyday at 2. Build a battery, move colors through chromatography, investigate the science of scents and make amazing sublimination bubbles!

From Wednesday, December 26 to Friday, December 28, your admission gets you even more fun with extended holiday hours from 9 to 5. Come early for Piggie and Elephant’s Goodbye programs everyday at 11.

Regular admission applies, which is $7.75 for kids and adults, $6.75 for seniors, and free for infants under 12 months and KCDC members. 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, plus a 4.5 acre certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.

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

Program funded by the National Science Foundation through the Museum of Science. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1612482.

Dec
31
Mon
Noon Year’s Eve
Dec 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Noon Year's Eve @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Give your family a truly memorable experience at Kansas Children’s Discovery Center’s famous Noon Year’s Eve! Ring in 2019 on Monday, December 31 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm with a pancake breakfast sponsored by Hy-Vee, serious fun sensory play and the thrilling KCDC balloon drop at noon! Each child will receive a party kit and wonderful memories of their special new year celebration. It’s all the fun of New Year’s Eve, specially designed for young children.

Noon Year’s Eve is $17 for adults and children, $15 for KCDC members. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased online. Proceeds from Noon Year’s Eve fund special programs for children in need, to ensure rich, diverse museum experiences for every child.

Noon Year’s Eve also includes a morning of play at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center with over 15,000 square feet of indoor exhibits exploring science, careers, art, building and more, plus one of the last chances to see The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit, which closes on January 4, 2019. KCDC is open only for Noon Year’s Eve ticket-holders on December 31. The museum is not open for general admission on New Year’s Eve.

Learn more or buy tickets at https://kansasdiscovery.org/noonyearseve/