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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

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 Oct. 26 10:00 AM

Mom-ster Ball & Costume Contest

Join Us for a Morning of Spook-tacular Fun!

Don your costume for some seasonal fun in Science on a Sphere! Themed music and dancing will culminate in a costume contest for kids of all ages. Bragging rights ... Learn More

Friday Oct. 25 8:00 PM

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Totally Terrible Theater: Night of the Living Dead

BRRRRAAAAAIIIINNNNSSSSS… Join us in the planetarium for a Zombie Date Night! During our first-ever Totally Terrible Theater, we will screen the original 1968 tale directed by George Romero. Watch as... 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

Sunday Oct. 20 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, October 20, 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 atmosphere.... 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

Saturday Oct. 19 11:00 AM

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ChemFest

From the sparkle and shine of precious metals like gold, silver, and platinum to reactive elements like sodium and potasssium, metallic elements make up 76% of the periodic table. Join us... Learn More

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