Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of
Discovery

2600 DeWeese Parkway
Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 275-7431
Fax (937) 275-5811
TTY (937) 278-6076

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Hours

Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Chistmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Children (3-17) $11.50
Seniors (60+) $12.50
Adults $14.50
Children under 3 and members are FREE.
Help us create a fun, safe environment for all our visitors! Children under 16 should always be accompanied by an adult in the Museum.
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Levels and Benefits


Individual ($40) - Purchase your Membership Today! or Give the Gift of Membership


This membership is for one named adult and is good for one full year from date of purchase.


Benefits include:
• Free unlimited admission to all four Dayton Society of Natural History (DSNH) Sites (Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield, Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve)
• Free Planetarium shows in the Boonshoft Museum's Dome
• Invitations to exclusive, member only events celebrating special exhibitions and other fun family activities
• Reduced rates for special activities including Summer Camps and Birthday Parties
• 10% discount at all four DSNH Gift Shops
• Mailed Member Magazine & Electronic Newsletters to let you know what exciting special exhibitions, events, and activities are happening at the Dayton Society of Natural History.

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Under Construction

  • Kids' Playce is currently under construction. Look for brand new additions to this exhibit starting in the fall through early 2016!

What is your favorite exhibit at the Museum?

Science On a Sphere® - 23.3%
Water Properties Table - 20.3%
Cassano’s Pizza Kitchen - 21.6%
Recycling Center - 16.6%
The Courthouse - 8.5%