Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of
Discovery Springfield in the Upper Valley Mall

1475 Upper Valley Pike
Springfield, OH  45504
Fax (937) 525-0037


Tuesday – Saturday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Closed Monday

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Chistmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Children (3-16) $5.50
Adults $7.50
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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boonshoft museum of discovery springfield

Over 20,000 sq ft. of exhibit space and daily public programming allow guests to experience an environment where hands-on fun meets science and discovery. Whether you are exploring the world as a would-be archaeologist or mastering biology by examining the human body as a simple machine, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield has both permanent and traveling exhibits that allow people of all ages to cultivate their inner scientist.

Professional staff from the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery conduct daily public programs that supplement featured exhibitions and take learning to a whole new level. From exploring preschool science and story time, to meeting live animals, daily public programs are a staple feature of every visitor's experience at the Museum. Visit for more information.


How to Go

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield is located in the Upper Valley Mall in Springfield (between Macy's and Sears).

To learn more about our Programs & Exhibits, Membership, Admissions, and Hours visit our new site at

Boonshoft Museum-of Discovery Springfield

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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%