Located inside the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
No visit to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is complete without a stop at the Discoveries shop! From science kits and gemstones to collectibles and scarves, Discoveries features a wide variety of unique items for both children and adults.
Just for Members! Show your current Dayton Society of Natural History Membership card and receive at least*
10% OFF ALL MERCHANDISE
all year long.
Looking for a special last minute gift? Discoveries can help with one-of-a-kind goodies, designed to inspire the budding scientist on your list!
For the kid in all of us, we offer plush animals, educational toys, games, home science experiments, books and natural wonders. Pick up a souvenir of your visit from our wide selection of custom Boonshoft Museum merchandise, including T-shirts, tote bags, mugs, pens, pencils, magnets, key chains, coin purses and more. Along with our regularly featured products, we constantly bring in new merchandise to reflect changing seasons, complement our traveling exhibitions and complete every gift list.
Popping in for a last minute gift, some stellar sweets, or simply adding an item to your ever-growing collection of scientific goodies? We welcome guests to come and shop during regularly scheduled hours, no admission is necessary to enjoy Discoveries Gift Shop.
Not sure what to buy? Gift Cards are available in any denomination, and can be used toward any purchase at the Museum, including merchandise and summer camps!
*Please note that Member discounts do not apply to consumables.
Did you know that Member benefits at Discoveries vary by membership level?
Family, Grandparent, Military & Adventurer Members: 10% Discount
Adventurer VIP, Explorer & Discoverer Members: 15% Discount
John B. Greene Society Members: 20% Discount
Learn more about levels of membership.