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Daily Programs

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

10:30am

Preschool Science

Education Program

3:45pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

4:00pm

Two Small Pieces of Glass - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Wednesday Oct. 2 6:00 PM

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Sloth Tai Chi

NEW for 2019!

Class Schedule: June 5 (sold out) | August 7 (sold out) | October 2 (sold out) | December 4 6:00-7:00 p.m. Get inspired by the balance, strength, pace, and flexibility of everyone’s favorite... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 19 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

Saturday Nov. 16 10:00 AM

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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

Saturday Nov. 23 10:00 AM

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Sloth Breakfast

Space limited; reservations required!

Join Patience, our Linne’s two-toed sloth, for breakfast at the Museum! Grab breakfast from the buffet before enjoying a live animal program that features Patience, along with her... Learn More

Sunday Dec. 8 10:00 AM

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The Dark Side of Waffles

Join Us for a Geek Experience! Space is limited; reservations required.

That’s no moon… it’s just breakfast! Join us for a morning of SciFi, holiday cheer, geekery – and, of course, waffles. Whether you’ve... Learn More

Friday Jan. 17 8:00 PM

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Totally Terrible Theater: Plan 9 From Outer Space

Residents of California's San Fernando Valley are under attack by flying saucers from outer space in this classic(ally bad!) Ed Wood film. Experience this awesomely awful theatrical treat... Learn More

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