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: 10am Wee Wednesday with Miss Nancy

Saturday: 11am and 2 pm STEAM Floor Programming


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


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KCDC is turning "5" in June!

Watch for our birthday surprises in the coming weeks! The first surprise is:

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



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!

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Celebrate Arbor Day with us! Saturday, April 30th!


Arbor Day Programming - April 30

Storytime: "The Lorax"  -  11AM & 2PM

Be like the Lorax and speak for the trees! Long before “going green” was mainstream, Dr. Seuss’ Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment.

Go on a tree hike following the story!

Tree Drawings:

Magical Trees!  Can you find trees making art?

10AM – 5PM

Help plant a tree on KCDC grounds between 12 - 3PM

*outdoor activities will be cancelled if it is raining



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