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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CFC #36476

Preschool - Third Grade Classes

Exhibits-To-Go Programming

 7th-12th Grade & Life Long Learners

 Hands-on learning shouldn't stop as you get older! Children in middle school, high school, and beyond can always benefit from fresh, new hands-on activities that promote problem solving, teamwork, and science education.

Life Science

Paleontologist: Finding Fossil Evidence
How do scientists know about thinks that lived so long ago: This program introduces geologic time and the methods scientists use to determine when thinks happened and how old they are!

Earth & Space Science

Urban Ecology
View the Earth in a new perspective as son of the most important global issues are brought to light. Participate in hands-on activities relevant to today's youth that allow them to make connections between soil, water, air, and human health. Your students will develop an understanding of how their actions affect the Earth and how we can improve environmental conditions.

Technology & Math

Find out what the big deal is about something so small! Students will learn through hands-on experiments and exciting demonstration that matter behaves in unexpected ways to a very, very small scale. They will also get the opportunity to explore the new product and the ethical questions that come with them.

Inquire about booking your Exhibits-To-Go program today!



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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%