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Daily Programs

Sunday, March 24, 2019

1:00pm

The Secret Lives of Stars - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Stage

Animal Program

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Program

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:45pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

4:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

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Upcoming Events & Activities

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

Friday Jun. 21 6:30 PM

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GeekProm 21+ Night

Tickets now available online!

Whirl the night away at the prom you've always longed for at The Boonshoft!  Put on your Storm Trooper armor, regency dress, or Princess Peach costume and dance... Learn More

Saturday Jun. 22 10:00 AM

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GeekFest Family Day

Calling geeks of all ages!

GeekFest Family Day Saturday, June 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The family that cosplays together… is just really cool, in our eyes! The Boonshoft Museum is calling all gamers,... 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

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