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Friday Jul. 20 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Comets, Asteroids and Meteors

Things That Go Bump in the Night: Comets, Asteroids & Meteors Learn how to see the spectacular Perseids meteor shower in early August! We’ll also discuss the measures... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 15 2:15 PM

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World Snake Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Sunday, July 15, 2018 We're celebrating our slithery reptile friends with an entire day of public programming that features the Museum's various species of snakes, including everyone's favorite 16' ... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 15 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, July 15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's NEW Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating atmosphere.... Learn More

Wednesday 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

Tuesday Jun. 26 7:00 PM

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Boonshoft Museum Night at the Dayton Dragons

Join us at Fifth Third Field!

Join us for Boonshoft Museum Night at the Dayton Dragons! Stadium seat tickets cost just $10 and include a Dragons hat. Best of all, $5 from every ticket sold will come back... Learn More

Friday Jun. 15 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Juno to Jupiter

Admission is FREE to the public

NASA’s Juno spaceprobe is currently orbiting Jupiter and will end its mission in July 2018 (unless the mission is extended). Look back on this groundbreaking mission as we discuss... Learn More

Saturday May. 19 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Biology Block Party

Admission is FREE to the public!

Spend a day at the Museum exploring all-things-biology! From plants to humans and other animals, we will explore living things all around us and discover just how much they have... Learn More

Wednesday May. 9 8:00 PM

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LIVE Astronomy Virtual Reality Program

Unleash your inner astronaut to explore the universe during this virtual reality experience! Participants will assemble their Google Cardboard VR kit, then experience Our Planetary Experiment in real time as... Learn More

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