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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:30pm

3:00pm

Space Next - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:30pm

Creative Science - 1st Floor

Education Program

4:00pm

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

4:00pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

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Past Events & Activities

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

Saturday May. 5 2:15 AM

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Live Animals Birthday Celebration

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Violet, our striped skunk, is turning 2 -- and YOU'RE invited to celebrate with us! Join our Discovery Zoo crew for a program with special presents, treats only a skunk... Learn More

Friday May. 4 11:00 AM

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Planets of Star Wars

May the Fourth Be With You!

TWO Shows: Friday, May 4 with a BONUS show on Saturday, May 5 In celebration of May the Fourth... Join us in the planetarium for an adventure in a galaxy far, far... Learn More

Friday May. 4 10:00 AM

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Star Wars Day Events

May the Fourth Be With You!

In honor of Star Wars Day, we will have specially-themed programs from May 4-6! Planets of Star Wars, showing in the Planetarium on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. VIEW the... Learn More

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