Temporary Exhibits

Each year, the Flint Hills Discovery Center hosts several temporary exhibitions in the Tallgrass and Mezzanine Galleries located on the second floor. Learn more about these exhibits below.

On Exhibit: Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome


September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and we wouldn't be able to survive without each other! Zoo in You invites people of all ages to explore the vibrant world of our inner microorganisms.

On Exhibit: Eat Well, Play Well


September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Eat Well, Play Well is a hands-on exhibit that allows children and families to engage with nine interactive areas that encourage the discovery that healthy choices are within their reach!

On Exhibit: Microbes in Manhattan: Fighting Flu and Polio in Manhattan


September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Uncover the local history surrounding two of the most concerning epidemics during the early part of the century.

Coming Soon: American Adventure


January 25, 2020 - May 10, 2020
In 1607, settlers landed in America unknowing the challenges they would face as they built their new home. Take on the life of a colonist in this interactive exhibit. The choices you make will determine your fate and if you're lucky, you just might survive the year.

Future Exhibits

Discover what new and exciting exhibits are headed to the Discovery Center.