Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan

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  • Spent 3 hours on a Friday and it was time well invested. The exhibits are well done and the interactives were educational and not gimmicks. Check out the theatre and give yourself a couple of hours to...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit while in Manhattan; especially if you have children. We did not. Hiwever, we enjoyed it very much. It's a really neat discovery /learning center.  more »
  • The Breakfast with Santa activity was great! The kids had a lot of fun making tree ornaments, decorating gingerbread cookies, making snow, and of course meeting Santa. The kids got to talk to Santa, a...  more »
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  • We visited the center expecting the typical kids education center experience. What suprised us most was the condition of the displays. Nearly every one of them was in good condition with only one needing some repair. We also enjoyed the amount of information and the way it was presented. They have plenty of facts designed to stand out to the children while still providing much more information for the adults to read as they walk through. At the time we visited, they had a travelling exhibit called "Rainforest Adventure". The kids in the exhibit were definitely on their best behavior but in spite of that, it was still in good condition and very informative. Having the information in the form of a maze was very interesting. Outside of the information and the exhibits, the staff was very helpful without coming across as overbearing or "stuffy". It appears that the facility was either recently built or recently remodeled. In either case, it was very clean and comfortable to visit. If we happen to be in the area we will keep this in mind as a good place to spend some time and gather additional information on the Flint Hills.
  • Awesome little museum!! It was definitely worth visiting! Very informative while still being exciting enough to hold a younger ones attention. The children’s play area is great! Price was very reasonable.
  • We had my daughter's 6th birthday party here. The room was perfect for the party. Plenty of tables and chairs. The kids all had a blast after going through the exhibits and one of the attendants even fast forwarded the movie timer so we would not have to wait. Overall great experience!
  • The Flint Hills Discovery Center was a totally awesome place to visit! I loved the interactive movie experience and the exibits were informative and cool. Especially enjoyed the exibit on the Big Red 1 they had. It was so neat to see how the unit had evolved over the years.
  • Good place for both older and younger kids. The 4D theater was a big hit, as was the play space on the second floor.
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