Admission & Hours

Daily Admission

Admission Type
Adult (Age 18 - 64)
Youth (Age 2 - 17)
Military with ID
College Students with ID
Educators with ID
Seniors (Age 65+)
Children (Under 2)
FHDC Members Free
*sales tax will be added to admission rates at check out 

Group Visits & School Field Trips

Bringing a group for a visit? Adult tour groups can enjoy a discounted price of $7 per adult with a 20 person minimum. To schedule your visit, complete our Book a Group Visit form.

Specialized rates for school field trips are also available and our staff can even provide an educational program during your visit. Learn more

Become A Member

For the cost of 2.5 visits, you can become a member of the Flint Hills Discovery Center to enjoy free daily admission and many other great members-only benefits. 


Day of the Week  Hours 
Monday  CLOSED*
Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday  12 PM - 5 PM

*We are closed to the public on Mondays, but are available for group visits, field trips, special events, etc. Please call our guest services staff for more information.

Note: In between temporary exhibits, there will be a period of time when the Tallgrass Gallery will be temporarily closed in preparation for the new exhibit.  Please excuse the interruption and take extra time to enjoy all of the other aspects of our facility!

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!

Association of Science & Technology Center (ASTC)

Travel Program Reciprocal Membership Admittance Policy
As a member of an institution participating in the Association of Science and Technology Center (ASTC) Travel Passport Program, you are eligible for free general admission for two adults and two children under 18 when you visit the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Just present your membership card and ID at the time of your visit. These benefits do not include free or discounted admission to special programs or events nor does it include museum store discounts and other benefits associated with museum membership unless stated otherwise. Some exclusions apply.

For a complete list of participating institutions with reciprocal member benefit information and exclusions, visit the Association of Science and Technology Center website.