Things to do in Topeka with kids

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Topeka
The Kansas Children's Discovery Center is a place of discovery and exploration - where kids can learn by enjoying, playing and experimenting in this hands-on environment focused on education.
Topeka Zoo
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(2 Miles)
Topeka
Start your adventure in our wonderful Zoo and enjoy the best family place in Topeka. As you enter the zoo your passport to adventure will take you on a journey to innovate animal exhibits such as Discovering Apes, the Tropical Rain Forest, Lion's ...
Sk8away
(3 Miles)
Topeka
Roller Skating... It's Fun you can Feel! ALL NIGHT SK8!
Going Bonkers
(4 Miles)
Topeka
Kids can climb, jump, bounce, slide, and weave their way through an amazing five levels of fun exercise and play, with a separate toddler area for the little ones and more than 50 arcade games!
Topeka
The combat Air Museum is an incredible collection of aircraft which also houses a wide variety of military artifacts from the First World War to the present day. Many aircraft engines are also on exhibit.
Topeka
Cars, wheels, racing, tracks, and fun! Heartland Park Topeka is a thrilling trip for the family to get out and experience racing live!
Lawrence
The Douglas County Historical Society is responsible for the operation, preservation and development of collections in the Watkins Community Museum of History. The Douglas County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with a missio...
Olathe
A beautiful family day out of hiking, archery, canoes, fishing and paddle boats in the pristine Kansas countryside
Bonner Springs
The 164 acre museum complex and park-like grounds features The Agricultural Hall of Fame, National Farmers' Memorial, National Poultry Museum, Educational Garden, and Farmtown USA; a recreated 1900s community which includes a farmstead, one room scho...
Bonner Springs
An unusual museum featuring all things marble, with traditional demonstrations of marble making available, plus a gem and fountain room, and a huge variety of them to look over.
Athinson
Thousands of visitors tour the National Historic Site to learn about the life of one of the world's most influential female aviators. Since the Museum opened to the public, it has consistently proven to be a leading public attraction in the Atchison ...
Kansas City
Astounding water park with vast range of epic level fun from thrill rides and to kiddie zones, plus the tallest water slide in the world open here soon!
Olathe
Enormous video and redemption game arcade, complete with the latest in dance machines and alley bowlers. Also on site a family specialised skating facility for young kids with a soft floor and wheeled walkers for learners.
Olathe
Thrilling indoor theme park with a diverse mix of arcade games and amusement rides built to scale for indoor use.
Shawnee
Indoor bowling center and funzone.
Sunset Zoo
(49 Miles)
Manhattan
Home to over 250 animal species. During summer you can drop in on keeper chats, conservation talks and feedings including chimpanzee, sloth bear and otter.
Olathe
The Ultimate Go Kart Racing Experience. Inspired by European indoor go-kart tracks, Sadlers Indoor Racing offers a little piece of Europe in Kansas City. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kansas
Cosmic Jump
(50 Miles)
Olathe
Vast trampoline park with sports features offering small kids' sessions, open bounce and nightclub style sessions with glow effects.
PowerPlay
(51 Miles)
Shawnee
Features include go karts, laser tag, bumper cars, whirlyball, ropes course, carnival swing, cosmic bowling and a 3 level adventure playground with bounce house and train.
Shawnee Mission
Exciting physical adventure play with a multi storey structure and modern versions of all the classic from slick slides to deep ball pools.
Shawnee
Fun, hands-on, imaginative learning is the priority at Wonderscope - a place where kids are encouraged to really embrace their full potential.
Emerald City
(52 Miles)
Overland park
Gymnastics, Open Play, Indoor Rock Climbing, Birthday Parties, Private Events, and more!
Emporia
Bowling fun for the whole family at Flint Hills Lanes! Also great for leagues and birthday parties!
Emporia
Cool down at the Jones Aquatic Center in Emporia! Open seasonally May to August, kids can splash about and play all day!
Skateworld KC
(53 Miles)
Merriam
Now known as Shawnee Mission, the rink offers open skate fun for all ages plus speciality session types include Speed Skating, Gospel Night, learn to skate sessions and adults and youth hockey leagues.
Rollers
(53 Miles)
Emporia
Fun Kansas roller skating to keep those kids active, as well as birthday parties!
Emporia Zoo
(53 Miles)
Emporia
Kids will love getting up close with the many species of animals in the Kansas zoo, with a blend of native and exotic birds and animals housed in an area with beautiful landscaping and horticultural features.
Hartford
Wetlands, grasslands and marshlands for kids to explore, which provide a diverse habitat for mammals, reptiles and birds which they can learn about. An animal haven!
Overland Park
Almost 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more.
Overland Park
The city's largest overall pool facility. Visitors can enjoy a long slide, small water slides, zero depth, fountains and shade structures.
Jumping Jax
(56 Miles)
Overland Park
Jumping Jax is an indoor inflatable play facility and birthday party venue. Children can play during open play times, you can also schedule a private birthday party, group get-together or team event! Parents are invited to relax in the parent lounge
Incredibowl
(56 Miles)
Stanley
INCRED-A-BOWL is a one-of-a-kind, 65,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art entertainment center. Its definitely not your typical bowling alley. Above all, it is truly a family fun center, just the way former Royals pitcher Danny Jackson and his wife and ...
Overland Park
The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens was founded to keep the city at the forefront of environmental and ecological issues. A leader of environmentally sound community development, the Arboretum is an educational, recreational and cultura...
Overland Park
At the Activity Center families can swim, play, dance, get fit, do gymnastics, make crafts, and enjoy performing arts.
Kansas City
Participate in tours led by trained, museum docents.Try out the new equine exhibit and learn about different gaits.Gain insight into the vital role that agriculture played in Kansas City\'s rich and storied history.Learn about the beginnings of the A...
Strong City
Get out into nature at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in the Kansas Flint Hills, and enjoy the numerous year round nature trails and summer fun activities.
Kansas City
The Airline History Museum is located at the Historic Downtown Airport, in Kansas City, Missouri. To walk through it is to truly step back in time, to a different and more graceful age of air transportation. The museum contains a collection of pho...
Kansas City
Field trips to the Kansas City Museum are real attention-grabbers designed to fully engage the kids in your group. We provide a genuine learning experience that simply can't be duplicated for schools, scouts, church organizations or any other youth g...
Science City
(59 Miles)
Kansas City
Welcome to Science City, where play and education go hand-in-hand. Let curiosity be your guide through more than 50 interactive areas, providing some real hands-on fun. Science City is located in Kansas City\'s Union Station.
Science City
(59 Miles)
Kansas City
Named one of the country's 25 best science centers by Parents Magazine, Science City provides over 200,000 visitors annually with an engaging environment ripe for exploration, experimentation and discovery. Come ride a bike over a tightrope and se...
Kaleidoscope
(59 Miles)
Kansas City
Family art sessions for children of all ages and their adults!! Children and their families explore exciting environments while they use art supplies and recycled materials to make their own amazing art!
Kansas City
The young and young at heart will be whisked back in time through displays of the toys that defined generations. This magical journey through the evolution of childhood also offers a glimpse into values and virtues of various cultures and times.
Kansas city
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City is a LEGO® based, indoor family attraction, based in Kansas City’s Crown Center shopping and entertainment mal. The attraction is best suited to children aged 3-12 years and a typical visit takes around 2 -3...
Kansas City
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is internationally recognized for its outstanding collection of more than 33,500 objects. From ancient times to modern day, this encyclopedic museum is one of the best in the country, offering visitors the opportunity ...
Kansas City
The Arabia Steamboat Museum is home to a true time capsule of frontier life in the 1800s. Discovery the history behind the Stemaboat Arabia. Today, the remains of the Arabia can be viewed at the Steamboat Arabia Museum, in the River Market District i...
Kansas City
Through the inspiration of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), founder of the Black Archives of Mid-America, a group of local historians, business leaders, and former baseball players came together to create the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the e...
Kansas City
The sights and sounds of a uniquely American art form come alive at the American Jazz Museum in the Historic 18th and Vine Jazz District. Includes interactive exhibits and films, educational programs, the Changing Gallery, the Blue Room jazz club and...
Air Zone
(61 Miles)
Kansas City
Kids ages 2 - 12 will go wild for four awesome inflatables including a giant slide, two obstacle courses and jousting coliseum. They will have an unforgettable time running, jumping, sliding and playing in their own inflatable playground. Children ag...
Junction city
The historical museum offers a range of exhibits from pioneer days to modern times. There are interactive exhibits, QR codes, and scavenger hunts for kids.
Kansas City
Kansas City Zoo - Looking for wild family fun? See our tigers roar, cheetahs run, and polar bears flip. Each day is a new adventure. Marvel at more than 1,000 exotic animals featured in indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Going Bonkers

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TimberRidge Adventure Center

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Sk8away

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Zonkers Family Entertainment Center

(49 Miles) Childrens Entertainment in Olathe

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Park Lanes Family Fun Center

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Sunset Zoo

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Game Zone and Skate Zone

(49 Miles) Kids Fun in Olathe

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Topeka Zoo

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Schlitterbahn Vacation Village

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Kansas Childrens Discovery Center

(2 Miles) Museums in Topeka

Fun places to visit in Topeka with kids

Kansas is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Kansas's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Kansas with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Kansas - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in KS