Banner Creek Science Center & Observatory

Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory provides hands-on scientific education in harmony with the ecosystem and Native American culture.

Located in a picturesque setting in Holton, Kansas, Banner Creek is the premier natural and physical sciences education and research facility in the area. A state-of-the art observatory and equipment offers patrons a chance to see the stars like never before.

In addition to offering regular observation sessions, Banner Creek conducts science classes, seminars, and special events in the learning center to share the joy of science with the community.

Banner Creek ignites the flames of curiosity, stimulates interest in the STEM fields, and provides a fun and safe environment for scientific discovery.

Your journey to scientific discovery awaits.

For membership and program details, or to arrange a daytime tour, please call Mike Ford, Observatory Director, at (785) 364-2641

Contact Information

22275 N Road

Holton, KS 66436

Phone: 785-364-2641


Location Type


Natural Area

Walking Tours

Site Info

AC / Heating

Bus / RV Parking


Group Tours

Hiking Trails



Research Library


Water Fountain

Wheel Chair Accessible