Our Location

The Flint Hills Discovery Center is located in downtown Manhattan, Kansas near the intersection of 3rd and Pierre Streets, just off of Fort Riley Boulevard. Our main entrance is located at the intersection of 3rd and Colorado Streets.

Plan Your Visit

As you prepare for your visit to the Flint Hills Discovery Center, explore the resources below to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. 

Face Masks Now Required for FHDC Visitors and Staff

As an entity of City of Manhattan, starting August 9 all visitors and employees will be required to wear a face mask inside the Discovery Center and at all other indoor city facilities. This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals age two and up. 

If you need a mask during your visit, please ask our Guest Services staff and they will be happy to provide one to you!

Please continue to check back for updates regarding the face mask policy. Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.


We host a variety of family-friendly events and educational programs each year. Click here to see what is happening next.

Gift Store

Our gift store is open during regular operating hours, where you are sure to find the perfect memento to remember your Flint Hills experience.

Visiting Manhattan

While visiting the Flint Hills Discovery Center, be sure to check out the Little Apple and the Flint Hills. 

About Us

Learn more about the history and mission of this state-of-the-art facility celebrating the Flint Hills located in Manhattan, Kansas.