Easter Sunday

Wonderscope will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014

Wonderscope announces its 2014 Educator of the Year Awards

Wonderscope Children's Museum is recognizing and celebrating exceptionally skilled and passionate educators in the Greater Kansas City area with the first annual Early Educator of the Year Awards. Click here for more information.

Sensory Friendly Night at Wonderscope - Friday, April 25th from 6 to 8 pm.

Wonderscope is opening its doors for families whose children have developmental delays, attention and learning problems and autistic spectrum disorders. 

Sensory Friendly Night is an opportunity for a variety of children with sensory sensitivity issues to explore the museum in their own way and in their own time!  The goal is to provide a comfortable, protected, accepting environment for families to play together.  We hope that parents will make connections to other families. Siblings and friends are welcome at the event.

Only $5 per person, children 2 and under are free! Click here to purchase tickets.

If you have a current Wonderscope membership your admission is free, although you need to call and reserve your ticket(s) at 913-287-8888.

Johnson Drive Bridge Project

If your planning on visiting Wonderscope during the next several months we wanted to let you know about the Johnson Drive Bridge Closure. 

Construction began February 19, 2014 on the Johnson Drive bridge over Turkey Creek between Merriam Lane/Campbell Street and Merriam Drive.

The City will be replacing the structurally deficient bridge to improve safety for vehicular, transit, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. However, once construction begins, the bridge will be completely closed to vehicular traffic for the duration of the project (approximately 6 months contingent on weather).

Click here for alternative routes

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience while they work on this bridge. If you need further assistance, please call us at 913-287-8888. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you!

Purchase or renew a Wonderscope membership

Now is the time to purchase or renew your membership. Each visit to WONDERSCOPE is an adventure waiting to happen -- an adventure you WILL want to repeat! As members, your family can explore, discover and play together all year long. We offer a valuable membership with great benefits at a reasonable price. Become a member of WONDERSCOPE Children's Museum of Kansas City and see how much fun learning can be! Check out all of our membership options and choose the one that's right for you.

Consider giving the gift of PLAY!

Wonderscope's PLAY it Forward program offers family memberships to children and families who could not otherwise afford access to the museum. Your gift of $100 purchases a PLAY it Forward membership for one under-served family.To support PLAY it Forward, visit our online store. 

Working at Wonderscope

Wonderscope is fun and creative place to work. We value enthusiastic and diverse individuals that are dedicated to making our visitors' experience a memorable one. We are seeking individuals interested in working as a Visitor Service team member. Visitor Service team members assists in the delivery of an exceptional museum experience by ensuring that visitors have a good first impression and a quality play experience. This opportunity offers part-time hours during weekday afternoons, some evenings and especially weekends. For more information click here.

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