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


Duo ($60) - Purchase your Membership Today! or Give the Gift of Membership


This membership is good for one named adult, plus another individual (in the same household) and is valid 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 for a sneak peek of our newest special exhibitions before they open to the public and other fun family activities, like ChemFest, Nano Days, Red, White & Boonshoft, Archaeology Days, Nature Hikes, and much more!
• Reduced rates and/or early registration for special activities/events including Summer Camps, Science of Wine, Chemistry + Cocktails, Boonshoft Bash 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%