Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of

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

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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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Parents & Grandparents

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. 

FIRST Lego League Robotics

Be part of a team! Learn to design, build and program a robot and solve missions—all as part of FIRST Lego League Robotics. Participate in local and regional tournaments, then see how far your team can go! Is the World FLL Competition calling? Get your minds and robots revved up for a fun and exciting good time! 

Registration for the 2014 season begins on July 28, 2014.

For ages 9–14.

Call 937-275-7431 ext. 154 for more information and to register.

FLL is a ten-week program that begins each fall; practice schedules are set once teams are formed. A one time fee of $100 covers instruction/coaching, materials, computers and software, T-shirts, and all FLL registration fees. Learn more.

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%