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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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Astronomy Day

Throughout the Museum

Special Events

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 12:00pm - 04:00pm

Spend an afternoon exploring everything Astronomy, from hands-on experiments to solar observing, give-aways, and more! The Museum's Astronomy Department staff will be on-hand along with representatives from the Miami Valley Astronomical Society to guide guests through an entire afternoon of celestial fun! Astronomy Programming is free for Members and guests with regular admission.

Door prizes include: A chance to win a Celestron Telescope, Astronomy Magazine subscription, and Astronomy Magazine Publications.

Free NASA and Astronomy Magazine materials will be handed out to guests.

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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%