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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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Boys enjoyed

Our trip to Topeka was completed with a trip to the Discovery center. We loved the learning... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wyatted12
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Salina, Kansas
Awesome place for kids!!

We, as grandparents, had 4 grandkids from 2 to 12 years old to keep entertained for 4 hours. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ed H
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Waterville, Kansas
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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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“outdoor area” (12 reviews)
“tree house” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4400 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1959
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+1 785-783-8300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to Topeka was completed with a trip to the Discovery center. We loved the learning experience.

Thank wyatted12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We, as grandparents, had 4 grandkids from 2 to 12 years old to keep entertained for 4 hours. The activities here made that no issue! The activities are very different than the usual playthings you expect! Very creative and inspirational activities both indoors and out....More

Thank Ed H
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old daughter loved this place! We come from a larger town than Topeka, so our museums are bigger, but the small size of this place was deceiving! There was so much to do here and she had such a good time playing...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

I took my five year old grandson to the Kansas Children's Discovery Center for the first time last week. What great fun we had together learning so many fun things. The first thing my grandson wanted to do was to build a tank in the...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

This place is a children's wonderland All the children there were obviously having a great time. There is so much for them to do. This is the first time I've seen the outdoor area and I wasn't disappointed. This is a really great place to...More

Thank Lorrie B
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

My first experience with a place like this was the Children's Museum in Denver, over 7 or so years ago, and our family loved it. So...when I learned Topeka would be getting the Children's Discovery Center we were THRILLED. It opened six years ago and...More

Thank 451melissae
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

I had participated in the Kansas Children's Discovery Center's rappelling event called Discover The Edge. It was a fundraiser that was held in September 2015 and 2016. We had raised monies to rappel off The Westar Bldg, 13 stories high. It was exciting to "go...More

Thank mperialjde
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I've been going to KCDC for nearly 7 years now and the more I go, the more I appreciate the depth of what they do. Not only is the place accessible and acceptable for babies, toddlers and big kids, but it's also accessible for kids...More

Thank Jennifer G
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 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
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Reviewed May 29, 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
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Jenna20142014
December 16, 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!
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Anna W
June 30, 2015|
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Response from KCDC4400 | Property representative |
The admission rate is $7.75 and it's located in Gage Park.
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