Welcome to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

Topeka’s Premier Interactive Children’s Museum

Discover the LOVE at KCDC!

Saturday, Feb 13 from 7-10PM.

Join us for an after hours party celebrating all things LOVE! Couples massage clinic, desserts, sparkling wine, and MORE for an adults-only night of SERIOUS FUN! Tickets $40 per couple, include couples massage clinic, desserts and sparkling wine.

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Weekly Schedule

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

Wednesday: 10am Wee Wednesday with Miss Nancy

Friday: 11am and 2pm
Serious Fun Floor Programming

Saturday: 11am and 2 pm STEAM Floor Programming

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

KCDC is the place for SERIOUS FAMILY FUN! You won't want to miss Family Fun Friday Night! In fact, KCDC will be open from 9am to 9pm on the fourth Friday of every month. Come explore, build, paint, play and have fun!

$5 admission for guests arriving after 6pm

Free for members



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

New Evening Hours!
6 PM – 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

Join our Team!


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


School is Out Camp Registrations!

KCDC and STEAMOPOLIS are teaming up to offer some SERIOUSLY FUN all-day "School's Out" camps this February and March for grades K-6th!

2/15/16 - Furious Forces: This lab is all about hands-on experiments teaching the basics of physics! Students will cover the topics of gravity, texture, incline, and simple machines!

2/26/16 - Wild About Weather: Wild about Weather will offer broad exposure to meteorology and the physics behind it. Students will be engaged in hands-on activities and field experiments to expand their knowledge in learning all about weather!

3/28/16 - Exploring Biomimicry: How does nature inspire human innovation? Biomimicry looks to nature and natural systems for inspiration! Learn how human engineers and designers turn to nature for solutions to modern day challenges. 

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Spring Break 2016

Join us this Spring Break for Space Academy: Master the Force
Monday, March 14- Friday, March 18
For more information: Space Academy Flyer 2016