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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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s next birthday while fostering their interest in science and the natural world! Children from ages 4-12 will enjoy age-appropriate party themed package with a fun and interactive, hands-on activity.

Each party lasts 90 minutes with ample time before and after the party for paid guests to engage in a self-guided tour through the exhibits as Museum hours permit. Whether you are celebrating another year for a would-be superhero, party animal, or pretty princess, the Museum offers versatile packages that will make your next child’s birthday as special as they are.

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Themed Birthday Parties

Birthday ThemesThemes are available for different age groups:

  • Animal Exploration
  • SUPERKID
  • Garden Tea Party
  • Mad Scientist
  • Grossology
  • Pirate Adventure

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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%