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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Parents & Grandparents

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is this region’s premier resource for fun, entertainment and learning. The facility is designed to create meaningful memories for you and your entire family – from young toddlers to teenagers to adults. The Museum is great for quick afternoon outings or for day-long adventures.

Visiting the Museum with Children

The Museum is creatively arranged and offers a safe, clean environment where you can relax, have fun and learn something new each time you visit.

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The Preschool at the Boonshoft

The Preschool at the BoonshoftThe Preschool at the Boonshoft offers a challenging program for children ages 3 to 6.  Featuring the enhanced opportunities of a private, supportive classroom environment, The Preschool utilizes the entire Museum as an extended laboratory equipped with the tools needed to create a strong foundation for future learning.

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Birthday Parties

image Celebrate your child’s next birthday while fostering his/her interest in science and the natural world. Ninety minute parties are available for children ages 2-12. Each party includes one interactive, hands-on program.

 

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Robotics Programs

RoboticsJoin the adventure at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! Spend time each week learning, experimenting, discovering, and creating with our education staff at the Museum. 

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Homeschool Programs

Groups of homeschooled children can experience interactive learning first-hand with our educational programming, guided by the Ohio Academic Content Standards.

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Science @ Home

image Don’t let the fun and learning stop after you leave; take it home with you! These entertaining activities are perfect for safe, at-home science experimentation! Grab your friends and family and create something cool!

 

 

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Tours

Ample signage and easy-to-follow, hands on activities make the Boonshoft Museum a wonderful learning experience for your students.

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Explore, Dream, Learn & Support
We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

 

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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%