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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Summer Discovery Camps

Spring Break Camps 2016

You don't have to plan a vacation to have a Spring Break adventure! The Museum's Spring Break camps allow young students to have a fun break from the classroom while providing a full day of education experiences. From the epic science behind Star Wars to the grossest experiments, the Boonshoft Museum can provide the perfect Spring Break that gets your child excited about making new friends and learning new things!


2016 Camps at the Boonshoft Museum

 BMD summercamps

Spend your summer on an adventure with the experienced staff at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and SunWatch. Building, thinking, experimenting and creating are the basis for activity-packed classes designed to nurture creativity, teamwork and kids' interest in science, culture and nature.

Discover…Invent…Explore…Make friends…Have fun!

 Mark your calendars! Registration begins March 21

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%