Flint Hills Discovery Center

category : Environmental Centers
The Flint Hills Discovery Center offers a large variety of experiences to the day or more traveling public. Groups large and small as well as those coming to visit or looking for something to do or see for an afternoon getaway, weekend outing or spending a bit more time in exploring the area --- this is a great place to help you put together an experience to remember.

The Flint Hills Discovery Center contains permanent and temporary exhibits, classrooms and meeting rooms, a store and beautiful outdoor terraces and landscaping. It will be open 363 days a year and serve as the visitor
information center for Manhattan and the surrounding Flint Hills region.

Phone: 785-587-2729

Come visit us in Manhattan, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Riley County Historical Museum

Take a peek at the past through changing exhibits on Riley County history and in the photographs, manuscripts, letters, diaries and records of our research library. Included in the Museum Complex is the 1855 prefabricated Hartford House, the Randolph Jail, and the Goodnow House.

Manhattan, KS Museums

First National Bank Building

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the First National Bank was at this location from 1887 to 1912.

This building and its twin building next door were built by J.N. Limbocker and are now part of the Manhattan Town Center structure.

Manhattan, KS Historic Buildings

Randolph Jail

The Randolph Jail is a nineteenth century jail located on the grounds of the Riley County Historical Museum. It was relocated here from the old town of Randolph in northern Riley County when the old town location was moved with the creation of Tuttle Creek Reservoir.

Manhattan, KS Pioneer Life

Harold M. Freund American Museum of Baking

The American Museum of Baking housed in the Emerson Library of the American Institute of Baking, contains one of the world's largest collections of artifacts on baking history, including the "world's largest collection of baker statuettes and figurines,"

Manhattan, KS Museums

Pioneer Log Cabin

The pioneer museum was built in 1915 as a home and displays agricultural tool exhibits.

Manhattan, KS Museums

Things to do Environmental Centers near Manhattan, KS

Flint Hills Discovery Center

The Flint Hills Discovery Center offers a large variety of experiences to the day or more traveling public. Groups large and...