PLANNING ALERT: Please note that the Boonshoft Museum will be CLOSED on Saturday, September 6.
Boonshoft Museum of
Hours & Pricing
Monday–Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Children (3-16) $10.00
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is committed to providing a safe environment for all of our guests. As such, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older at all times.
Directions and Map
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is located just north of downtown Dayton at 2600 DeWeese Parkway.
Effective February 18, 2014, the Ridge Avenue Bridge (east of Riverside Drive) will be closed for construction
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
The Museum offers 94,000 square feet of fun and entertainment. Areas are divided into age-appropriate sections and specific topics.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Museum houses a Food Chain with vending machines, containing assorted snacks and meals, and a variety of beverages. Guests may bring their own food, provided they store it in the Coat Room or in their vehicle. The Museum provides wheel chairs, free of charge; elevators are available. We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and personal checks with proper ID.
The Boonshoft Museum is proud to offer free admission during each of the temporary exhibitions. Admission to the Boonshoft Museum is free from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the following evenings: