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Wednesday, December 31, 1969

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Keeper Talk

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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

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 Sep. 7 7:00 PM

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Boonshoft Bash

The Boonshoft Museum Gala Fundraising Event

Learn more about the Boonshoft Museum's annual black tie-optional gala fundraising event.

Sunday Sep. 1 9:00 AM

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Support the Museum! 2019 Tour de Gem: Team Boonshoft

Rides Start/Finish at Riverscape

Hit the road with us on Sunday, September 1 for Tour de Gem: The Dayton Cycling Classic in support of the Boonshoft Museum! This day of early fall cycling fun offers... Learn More

Thursday Aug. 29 6:00 PM

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Educator Open House

Online registration now open!

Calling all educators – tonight is your night! Come see what the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient have to offer you and your students. Not only are we thrilled... Learn More

Tuesday Aug. 27 5:00 PM

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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

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