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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Whether you are interested in learning in a fun and relaxed environment from experts about science and technology, making the world a better place through volunteering, or simply having fun with friends, the Boonshoft Museum has something to offer YOU!



Each year, the Museum's Teen Advisory Board plans a party just for teens from around the Miami Valley. Join your friends Saturday, March 16 at ShamROCK '13 for a wild night of the best fun in Dayton! Rock out with live local bands, sing karaoke to your favorite tunes, win awesome prizes, and dance the night away. 



VolunteerGet up and do something.

Did you know that teens (ages 14-17) can gain valuable volunteer experience and fulfill school community service requirements at the Museum. Have fun, so something good for the community and help create a positive Museum experince for others.

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Lego Robotics League

The FIRST Lego LeagueThe FIRST Lego League Robotics program at the boonshoft allows teams to design, build and program robots using LEGOs, and compete against other teams from around the region. New teams are formed each August, first competition is held in December.



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%