Our Location

The Flint Hills Discovery Center is located in downtown Manhattan, Kansas near the intersection of 3rd and Pierre Streets, just off of Fort Riley Boulevard. Our main entrance is located at the intersection of 3rd and Colorado Streets.

We offer free parking in our parking lot located to the Southeast of the entrance. There is also free and metered street parking surrounding the building. As well as free all day parking in the parking garage adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center.


We host a variety of family-friendly events and educational programs each year. Click here to see what is happening next.

Gift Store

Our gift store is open during regular operating hours, where you are sure to find the perfect memento to remember your Flint Hills experience.

Plan Your Visit

As you prepare for your visit to the Flint Hills Discovery Center, explore the resources below to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. 

Visiting Manhattan

While visiting the Flint Hills Discovery Center, be sure to check out the Little Apple and the Flint Hills.