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Life in the Little Apple
Flint Hills Discovery Center
20120405_CVB_133- Flint Hills Discovery Center (4).jpgFlint Hills Discovery Center is a dynamic tribute to the 10,000 square miles of tallgrass prairie and geologic Flint Hills that envelop Manhattan. Each exhibit area within the Discovery Center has an interactive component to enrich the learning experience for both children and adults.

Your visit starts in the Immersive Experience Theater and the multimedia "Tallgrass Prairie: Tides of Time," descriptively enhanced through sights, sounds and innovative effects. The massive 60-foot, 120-degree concave screen in the theater area brings the prairie experience to life in full-color brilliance, all within a three-story complex that contains more than 7,000 square feet of exhibit space.

The striking beauty of the Flint Hills has a rich history that begs for discovery. Take in a panoramic view of Downtown Manhattan and the majestic Kansas River and Prospect Hill from the outdoor patio. It's an experience you won't soon forget.

What's happening at FHDC
Check out the current exhibit, Going Home: Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills through Jan. 8, 2017.

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Blue Earth Plaza
Adjacent to the Flint Hills Discovery Center, this beautiful, green park space is perfect for a family picnic. Enjoy the outdoor fireplace and watch fountains accompanied by music and lights. Both Flint Hills Discovery Center and Blue Earth Plaza are available to rent.

Rent Flint Hills Discovery Center

Reserve Blue Earth Plaza.