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Thursday Dec. 6 10:30 AM

Hibernation and Migration

Monthly Programs Designed for Homeschool Families -- All Visitors Welcome!

All Museum guests are invited to join us for our monthly homeschool program series, with specially-themed programs throughout the day! December Theme: Hibernation and Migration As much as they would... Learn More

Tuesday Dec. 4 3:43 PM

Web of Life

Monthly Programs Designed for Homeschool Families -- All Visitors Welcome!

All Museum guests are invited to join us for our monthly homeschool program series, with specially-themed programs throughout the day! November Theme: The Web of Life Explore the basic needs... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 17 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

Friday Nov. 16 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Exploring Exoplanets

Exploring Exoplanets: The Future of Finding Other Worlds Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets around other stars in our galaxy over the past 25 years. In this talk, we'll learn... Learn More

Wednesday Oct. 31 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

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

Saturday Oct. 20 2:15 PM

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Reptile Awareness Day

Join us for a special animal show at 2:15 p.m. on the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital stage in honor of our scaly reptile friends! Included with regular admission; seating is... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 20 11:00 AM

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ChemFest

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

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    We are having so much fun with the science-y holiday demonstrations this year! ⚗️🎄 Check out Dawn's experiment with… https://t.co/kxSoUx6S44