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Saturday, December 16, 2017

1:00pm

Star of Bethlehem - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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Tuesday Jun. 4 5:00 PM

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

Wednesday Jun. 5 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

Thursday Jul. 4 10:00 AM

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Red White & Boonshoft

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Join us for this indoor/outdoor Fourth of July celebration! The day is packed with the best indoor fireworks display in town, along with explosive demonstrations, experiments, live animals, games,... Learn More

Thursday Jul. 11 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

Saturday Jul. 13 2:15 PM

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World Snake Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Saturday, July 13, 2019 We're celebrating our slithery reptile friends with an entire day of public programming that features the Museum's various species of snakes. Learn about the biology of... 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

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

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