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Kansas Children's Discovery Center

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Especially great for a rainy or hot day

We came on a day when it was very hot out. We took our 1 1/2 yo and there was plenty for her to do... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
michellecunz
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Fort Riley, Kansas
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Fun place!

Fun and engaging place for kids of all ages to play, imagine, and learn. Great inside and outdoor... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
marcie_log
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Emporia, 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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4400 SW 10th Ave, inside Gage Park, Topeka, KS 66604-1959
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We came on a day when it was very hot out. We took our 1 1/2 yo and there was plenty for her to do and play with. She loved the window painting as well as the toddler play space. There is a great play...More

Thank michellecunz
LauraB14553, Guest Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Michelle, thank you so much for your kind words and five star review! We’re thrilled to hear your daughter had a fun day and hope you come see us again, soon!

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Fun and engaging place for kids of all ages to play, imagine, and learn. Great inside and outdoor activities! Our year old can't wait to go back!

Thank marcie_log
Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and great rating, Marcie! We'll look forward to seeing you on another visit, soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Took our 18 month grand daughter one afternoon to kill a little time. I have to confess that I thought it would be boring, but boy was I surprised. There was a ton of stuff for her to do. We spent 2 hours there and...More

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Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for the five star rating and kind words! We agree KCDC is a gem for our community. Come back for a visit, soon!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

I took my 3 year old Grand son and 11 year old Grand daughter. There was plenty to keep both of them busy and having loads of fun the whole time there which was about 3 hours. They it set up with so much to...More

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Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad your grandchildren had a fun day of learning and play. We'd love to know what we could do to earn five stars next time!

Reviewed 27 July 2018

I have taken my 4-year-old godson to many similar attractions in several states, but the Kansas Children's Discovery Center is by far the best. He loves it, and so do I! Lots of fun and educational indoor and outdoor activities for children at least up...More

Thank Joy H
Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Joy, thank you so much for the fabulous review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences here and look forward to having you and your godson for another visit, soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2018

A rather new addition to Topeka is the Kansas Children's Discovery Center. It has many "hands on" fun learning experiences for young children. Examples include working on a car, learning about woodworking, anatomy, wheat, vacuums. There are outside exhibits and activities also, among which is...More

Thank Norma293
Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Norma, thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to write a review. We're glad to see you noticed the variety of exhibits we have here. We look forward to having you back for another visit soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very good, fun & educational activities for young children. Entertainment for adults is the delight you see in the children and their reactions to the activities, both indoor & out.

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Laura B, Public Relations Manager at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and four star rating! Please come back soon for another visit, and we'd love to know what we can do to ear five stars.

Reviewed 11 May 2018

There are so many fun activities to do for kids here! We've been going for a year and its been so fun to watch my son grow and learn with all of the different areas they have.

Thank Amanda S
Laura B, Director of Marketing and Development at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the great review, Amanda! It's so fun for us to watch kids grow and learn here. We appreciate your kind words and support.

Reviewed 27 March 2018

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

Thank wyatted12
Laura B, Director of Marketing and Development at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the great review! I'm so glad the boys enjoyed their time at KCDC as a part of your Topeka trip. Come visit us again, soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2018 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
Laura B, Director of Marketing and Development at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for the great review and kind words, Ed! I'm so glad the grand kids enjoyed their time at KCDC, I hope you visit again soon!

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Jenna20142014
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!
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Anna W
30 June 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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