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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Extraordinary traveling exhibits and interactive experiences will spark your imagination as you explore the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s 90,000 square feet and two stories of unlimited learning potential.  Meet a real Egyptian mummy, witness explosive science shows, and dance to the rhythms of the color wall.  The Museum houses the region’s only Planetarium, a live animal zoo, a three-story climbing tower, and much more. Have an adventure with daily educational programming at this ever-changing, but always family-friendly, destination!

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway

Dayton, Ohio 45414

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (937) 275-7431
Fax: (937) 275-5811


Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Special Hours:




Adults: 13.00
Senior: 11.00
Children: 10.00
Children pricing is for ages 3 to 16

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Debit Card, Mastercard, Visa


General Parking: FREE

Explore, Dream, Learn

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery fosters a genuine love for the sciences through hands-on experiences. Explore the wonders of the world with interactive science and technology exhibits, a live animal zoo, and the region’s only Planetarium!

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