Photo by Carlos Moreno/KCUR 89.3

The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum, is the Kansas City region’s only fully accessible, non-profit children’s museum dedicated to providing STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – educational experiences for young children. Wonderscope features 30,000 square feet of indoor exploration and 1/2 acre of year-round outdoor adventure. 


The exhibits at the new Wonderscope were designed by a world-class team of experts experienced in creating one-of-a-kind children’s museums.  Exhibit areas explore the many crossroads of Kansas City.

Crossroads of Past and Future
Hop aboard a riverboat, railway car, and horse-drawn covered wagon and explore Kansas City’s history of transportation and exploration.

Enter Kansas City’s tiniest grocery store and play shopper, check-out cashier, and shelf re-stocker.

Creation Station: Design Lab and Art Studio
Join KC’s vibrant creative community! Dabble in a lab featuring design and technology tools and a studio filled with an array art and craft materials.

Splash away while engineering the course of water in a refreshing play area reflective of Kansas City fountains and rivers. 

Kansas City Café
Plan, prepare, and serve up some imaginative cuisine at Wonderscope’s play cafe. The specialty? KC BBQ, of course!

On the Move!
Sprint into this high-energy zone to run, jump, pitch, throw, pitch – and imagine playing for a favorite Kansas City sports team.  

Wonder Climber
Scale this KC-themed, floor-to-ceiling play apparatus until you reach the top and board a school bus that actually takes you outside of the building!

Kid City
Explore this little Kansas City-themed nook designed especially for children under the age of 4.

Venture outdoors into a half-acre of active exhibits that echo the greater Kansas City region’s diverse environments: urban, suburban, rural, natural, and agricultural.

Other Spaces
Gift Shop

Program Rooms
Party Rooms
Nursing Nook
Relaxation Station

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