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Tuesday Jul. 16 5:00 PM

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Special Summer Hours

NEW for 2019 - The Boonshoft Museum will open for extended hours on Tuesdays this June, July, and August! Take advantage of the long summer days -- and slightly-more-flexible bedtimes --... Learn More

Friday Jul. 19 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: From the Earth to the Moon

Celebrate With Us On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Join us for a few of our Astronomy staff's favorite episodes of From the Earth to the Moon! This amazing 12-part HBO miniseries was co-produced by Ron Howard, Brian... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 20 10:30 AM

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Apollo 11 Celebration

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Join us for a day of programs in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! From rocket demonstrations to gravity experiments, explore the science of space exploration. Discover... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 21 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, July 21, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating... Learn More

Wednesday Aug. 7 6:00 PM

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Sloth Tai Chi

NEW for 2019!

Class Schedule: June 5 | August 7 | October 2 | December 4 6:00-7:00 p.m. Get inspired by the balance, strength, pace, and flexibility of everyone’s favorite Discovery Zoo resident: Patience! Join us for... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 31 1:00 PM

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Meet a Sloth in the Rainforest!

Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is transformed into a sloth habitat. This 30-minute program will highlight the habitat and various conservation concerns about sloths.... Learn More

Thursday Oct. 24 6:00 PM

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Behind the Scenes Collections Tours

New for 2019!

Explore the world without ever leaving Dayton, as you go behind the scenes at the Museum! Join us as we head into the vault for guided, themed tours throughout the... Learn More

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    Planning a trip to the Museum Saturday? It's #WorldSnakeDay and we have a few fun programs planned in honor of our… https://t.co/Qi9UDFg6nE