Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of

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

Directions & Map


Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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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General Information

Hours & Pricing

Hours and Cost

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

Phone: (937)275-7431

Children (3-17) $11.50
Adults $14.50
Seniors $12.50
Children (under 3) Free
Members are FREE!

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is committed to providing a safe environment for all of our guests. As such, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older at all times.


Directions and Map

Floor PlanThe Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is located just north of downtown Dayton at 2600 DeWeese Parkway.

Effective February 18, 2014, the Ridge Avenue Bridge (east of Riverside Drive) will be closed for construction

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio 45414

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Floor Plan

floor planThe Museum offers 94,000 square feet of fun and entertainment. Areas are divided into age-appropriate sections and specific topics.


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQsThe Museum houses a Food Chain with vending machines, containing assorted snacks and meals, and a variety of beverages. Guests may bring their own food, provided they store it in the Coat Room or in their vehicle. The Museum provides wheel chairs, free of charge; elevators are available. We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and personal checks with proper ID.


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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%