Hours and Admission

We're currently closed.We're open again on Saturday (February 23, 2019) from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Summer Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM


School Year Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM

Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM



Closed New Years Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Open Martin Luther King Day: 10 AM - 5 PM

Open Labor Day: 10 AM - 5 PM

Open Memorial Day: 10 AM - 5 PM

Admission Rates

Kids & Adults: $7.75

Seniors (65+): $6.75

Infants (under 12 months): FREE

KCDC Members: FREE



Association of Children's Museums (ACM) reciprocal members: 50% off

Museums for All rate (with EBT card): $3.00

Kansas Gas Service Military Discount (with ID): 10% off

Day of Play Discount: $1 off admission with same-day paid admission to the Topeka Zoo

Read more about how we make admission accessible to every child


Discovery Shop

The Kansas Children's Discovery Center Discovery Shop is open during all normal operating hours and most special events. Admission is not required to shop at the Discovery Shop. Adults are able to shop without being accompanied by a child.