Daily Programs

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Little Scientists - Kids Place

Education Program


Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program


Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program


What the Tech? - Outside the Do Lab

Education Program


Flight Adventures - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Saturday Oct. 20 11:00 AM

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Go beyond beakers and get out of the lab for this year's ChemFest theme: Chemistry is Out of this World. Explore chemistry of and in outer space, as we... Learn More

Sunday Oct. 21 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 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 atmosphere. During... Learn More

Friday Oct. 26 11:15 AM

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Bat Chat

Come face-to-face with an Egyptian fruit bat on the new stage of the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital!  Bats are often misunderstood and feared, but these not-so-spooky mammals are an... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 27 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

Saturday Nov. 17 10:00 AM

Dayton Science Festival: Super Science Saturday

Science Expo from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The Boonshoft Museum invites families to explore hands-on STEM activities, interact with partners and Museum professionals, and more at a FREE day of science and fun. In addition to the... Learn More

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    Do you have a family member on the autism spectrum? Our final #SensorySunday for 2018 is this weekend! Join us for…

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    We're heading "Out of this World" for #ChemFest this year, so be sure to stop by as we explore chemistry of and in…