The Flint Hills Discovery Center explores the geology, biology and cultural history of the Flint Hills - the last remaining tallgrass prairie in North America.

Visit FHDC today and check out our permanent and temporary exhibitions suited for all ages.


Hours

Labor Day - Memorial Day:
Mon - Wed: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thurs: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Memorial Day - Labor Day:
Mon - Wed: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thurs: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Chris

Contact Information

315 S 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-587-2726
websiteFacebookTwitter

Location Type

Kid-friendly
Museum
Interpretive Signs
Natural Area

Site Info

Parking
Restroom
Wheelchair
Bus / RV Parking
Giftshop
Group Meeting Room
Group Tours
Parking
Restrooms
Staffed
Water Fountain
Wheel Chair Accessible

Flint Hills Discovery Center showcases the tallgrass prairie that drew pro-slavery and free-state settlers. Santa Fe and Smoky Hill trails run through the ecoregion and were used by settlers to travel to Kansas and other western states.

This is a must see attraction that will educate and entertain visitors of every age, with our multi-media, interactive exhibits, outdoor terrace, Gift Store and traveling exhibits that change throughout the year.

We want to educate everyone about the unique ecosystem of the tallgrass prairie, inspire visitors to become actively engaged in exploring firsthand the Flint Hills region and all it has to offer and ultimately, to become better stewards of this important ecosystem.

We offer a variety of children's programs, adult workshops, lectures open to the public, special events and so much more.

Manhattan is a vibrant, growing hub of shopping, arts, dining and culture.

Video

Stories & Comments

Share Your Story (* fields required)

 
 
Your email address will not be posted on the website.
   
Upload photo or document
Leave blank to submit form:
 
Comments are moderated, and will be published after approval.

7MB limit
Acceptable image formats: JPG, GIF, and PNG
Accepted document format: PDF


cancel

Uploading...
National Park ServiceVisit MissouriKansas Department of CommerceSEK
Web Development by Imagemakers Inc.
Are you sure you want to delete this?
Yes    Cancel