Welcome to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

Topeka’s Premier Interactive Children’s Museum

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Weekly Schedule

Tuesday: 10am Toddler Tuesday  with Makin' Moves or Kansas Ballet

Wednesday: 10 am Wee Wednesday with Miss Nancy

Thursdays: 10 am (Beginning May 26th) Stroller Striders 

Friday and Saturday: 11am and 2 pm STEAM Floor Programming

*Schedule subject to change

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Tuesday – Friday 9AM - 3 PM
Saturdays 10 AM - 5 PM
Sundays 1 PM – 5 PM
Mondays CLOSED

New Evening Hours!
9 AM – 9 PM the 4th Friday Every Month


Kids & Adults: $7.75 (tax included)
Seniors (65+): $6.75 (tax included)
Infants (until 1 year) & Members: FREE



Memorial Day open 

KCDC is turning "5" in June!

Watch for our birthday surprises in the coming weeks! So far we have added:

  • Brick pizza oven with pizzas galore! Stop by and add your favorite toppings!

  • A new exhibit called Temporal Distortions in the Multimedia Gallery
     A new climber in GROW
  •  A new Fruit and Vegetable Stand
  • TWO new Pedal Cars with rumble seats 
  • A new outdoor checkerboard
  • A whole new set of Imagination Playground pieces with new shapes and angles to enhance your building experience

Mud Run Information and Registration!

The KCDC Mud Run is Sunday, June 5th from 6-8 pm and Monday, June 6th, from 10 am to noon!

Frequently Asked Questions


Become a Member of the KCDC Family

Choose the membership category that’s just right for you!  All memberships are good for a full year (12 months from the date of purchase). Sign up today for a year of Serious Fun!


Happy Families, a Happy Community

Your generous financial gift is an essential part in making the Discovery Center a vital educational resource for our children, families & educators!  The support you give today impacts the lives of our community's dreamers, teachers and leaders of tomorrow.

Thank you for your tax-deductible gift! Donations support:

  • Educational Programming
  • New Exhibits and Interactives
  • KCDC Cares Fund for subsidized field trips, free passes and special programs for students and families in need