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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Special Events

Eureka!: Sip, Savor, Science

 

 

 

 

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WATCH local tattoo artists from Truth and Triumph perform live tattooing on some of our favorite local notables.

SAVOR signature cocktails handcrafted by the winner of 2016's Battle of the Bartenders---plus wine, craft beer, and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

ENJOY local entertainers The Rubi Girls and experience your own transformation through make-up, hair styling, and nail art.

DISCOVER the science and culture behind EXTREME body modification with Museum educators and local experts.

PARTICIPATE in live science demos, temporary tattoos, a DIY photo booth, and try your luck with our experience-themed raffle!

 

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%