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Kansas Children's Discovery Center

4400 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1959
+1 785-783-8300
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High value educational experience for young children

I am at the age where my children are grown and I do not yet have grandchildren. However I recently... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven C
via mobile
Well done

I have been to discovery and science centers throughout the midwest and this one is in my top... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Michelle S
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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Since opening June 1st, 2011, the Kansas Children's Discovery Center has become a special place where children can explore, create, discover and learn through play. The Discovery Center engages children and families in Serious Fun through hands-on exhibits, camps, daily programs, field trips, birthdays, special events and other exciting learning opportunities throughout the year. The Discovery Center's 15,708 sq. ft. building is nestled within 4.5 wooded acres of Topeka's Gage Park, providing numerous opportunities for outdoor exploration and discovery. Guests of the Discovery Center can learn and play in a safe and fun educational environment.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4400 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1959
+1 785-783-8300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am at the age where my children are grown and I do not yet have grandchildren. However I recently had the opportunity to visit the Discovery Center while on business and was completely impressed! There are things there to spark the imagination of any...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have been to discovery and science centers throughout the midwest and this one is in my top three. I like how it is organized by type of discovery and appeals to a variety of aged children. And then the grounds and activities outside are...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We went with our 3 year old and 9 month old and they both enjoyed it! After being cooped up in a hotel for days, it was the perfect place for them to explore. The oldest even made a wooden car that he was able...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We took out 8 month old son and he had a blast. There were two specific areas designated for non walkers. He also explored much of the rest of the Center. There is indoor and outdoor activities. We visited on a Saturday morning and it...More

Thank HuskerFAN05
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lots to do, the little one loved it. I do think parents are over charged, due to basically we were spectators.

Thank MikeGarrett
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Children are allowed to explore and discover through several exhibits. In the build gallery, creative discoveries can be made by using the tools and geometric wood pieces available. In the careers section, children discover their inner doctor or mechanic. There are so many things in...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This visit is for young children. I took an 12, 9, 8, 6, and 4 year old with me. The older two were uninterested quickly. The younger ones could have stayed all day. Check the website. They have some funky hours and are closed one...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A great place to take granddaughter. It keeps her entertained for hours. I have to take her home crying, so sad. The outdoor space is really great for her to get exercise. She loves the zip line.

Thank crabtreedolores
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My 2 yo daughter and 3 yo niece love this place! They are happy spending several hours here. The paint booth is their favorite!

Thank 522,703
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I took my two small grandkids on a warm day last week. They had a great time with the car, the rice and pulleys, painting,the scarfs in the air and outside. One rode bikes and the other played in the sandbox of rice. The only...More

Thank Debbie H
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2015|
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Response from KCDC4400 | Property representative |
KCDC is fun for all ages! We have activities for infants through adults! Toddlers and children through 6th grade especially enjoy our exhibits!
Anna W
30 June 2015|
Response from KCDC4400 | Property representative |
The admission rate is $7.75 and it's located in Gage Park.