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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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Awesome place for kids

This place is a children's wonderland All the children there were obviously having a great time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorrie B
Topeka, Kansas
via mobile
Great Place for Families!

My first experience with a place like this was the Children's Museum in Denver, over 7 or so years... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Topeka, 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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4400 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1959
+1 785-783-8300
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 August 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
Reviewed 2 August 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
Reviewed 11 July 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
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
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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.