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Flint Hills Discovery Center

315 S 3rd
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 587-2726
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The Kansas Flint Hills protect the last remnants of unbroken tallgrass prairie. Once, the tallgrass prairie dominated the heart of North America, but now only 3 percent remains, most of it in the Flint Hills. The Flint Hills Discovery Center is an interactive, science, history and cultural museum. In-depth exhibits explore all layers of the prairie and the immersive experience will keep your senses entertained with simulated fire and ice. Enjoy Blue Earth Plaza, right out the doors of the Discovery Center, complete with an outdoor fire pit and fountains.

Admission:

  • Adults: $9.00
  • Military, Students & Seniors (65+): $7.00
  • Children: $4.00 (2 and under are free)

Labor Day - Memorial Day

  • Mon - Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day

  • Mon - Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Reel Paddling Film Festival

June 20, 2015
Venue: Flint Hills Discovery Center
Address: 315 S 3rd, Manhattan, KS 66502
Time: Starting: 3:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-776-8829
Rapid Media's 10th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival showcases the world's best paddling films to worldwide audiences. The festival is des...More
Flint Hills Discovery Center Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 3
  • Theatre Capacity: 80
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 500

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Rooftop Terrace X           170         180     200  
Full Building X                   250     500  
Classroom X           80     40     72     100  
Blue Earth Room X           40     37     54     55  
Flint Hills Room X           35     34     40     45  
Exhibit Reception X                   150     400