Kansas Childrens Discovery Center

Topeka, KS

Where is it at?

Kansas Childrens Discovery Center
4400 Southwest 10th Avenue
Topeka
KS
66604

785-783-8300

Where are we going today?

Kids - who's ready to play, discover, create, experiment and have a great time with fun hands-on activities!?

The Kansas Children's Discovery Center is a place of discovery and exploration - a place where kids can learn through "doing" - with everything very much there for them to touch, push, pull, smell and explore.

The exhibits focus around math, science and the arts, and every activities focuses on critical and creative thinking, as well as promoting their physical and motor activities.

For those creative fingers, the Art Gallery is fun, messy art on display that kids have created.  Kids can there also experiment with paints, light, rainbows and mobile!

The Build Gallery are for those future engineers where they can construct amazing towers, bridges and other architectural masterpieces! They have blocks, wood, tools and a whole heap of materials to create whatever they want!  A great introduction to algebra and geometry too!

The Careers Galley lets them explore a range of real life jobs! They can take turns being the physical, the customer, or even the owner! They can repair rusty muddlers or even create recipes for their very own restaurant!

Toddlers will love Grow - the fantasy playhouse where they can develop their sensors in the sensory garden, play ball and enjoy a puzzle garden! 

For those super little sprouts, they have padded floors with various colors, textures, mirrors and cubbies for them to explore, crawl, and play on and with.

Seem a shame to stay indoors?  Then head outside to their Outdoor Adventure!  Kids can get out on the hiking trails, or perhaps plant and tend to their very own vegetable garden, there are hills to climb, forts to build, sand castles to construct and bones to excavate!  It's going to be a busy day! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7.75

Children: $7.75

Discount: Seniors $6.75
available and season pass

Free Under: 1yr, and also members

LAST UPDATED 2015

Need a little extra help?

If you do have special needs, just give them a call and see what they can do for you in terms of assistance!

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When can we go?

Tues - Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 1pm - 5 pm

Open year round, but closed Mondays and major holidays

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Any top tips?

Plan at least a 2 hour stay! There is a lot to see!

I’m Hungry!

There is a cafe where you can enjoy lunch - food and drinks may be consumed in the cafe but not in the exhibit galleries. There are also vending machines in the cafe.

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