Enjoy a private tour and program in the Flint Hills Discovery Center Prairie Garden before the crowds arrive. This lifelong recreation program is for residents age 50+. Younger spouses are welcome to join. Adult-age children may accompany a parent on a space-available basis. All paths are ADA and wheelchair accessible. Please meet at the Flint Hills Discovery Center Outdoor Classroom.
Pre-registration is required either online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
Program made possible through grant support from the Beach Family Foundation.
Art and Architecture of the Discovery Center
The Flint Hills Discovery Center is filled with symbolic elements inside and out. We will explore how our building uses modern technology and ancient techniques to merge science with art.
Where Geology Meets Culture
Flint Hills limestone has always been an important building material for over 150 years. We will explore our Outdoor Classroom but in the drystone masonry method and see fossils over 250 million years old you can find in the limestone!