Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of
Discovery

2600 DeWeese Parkway
Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 275-7431
Fax (937) 275-5811
TTY (937) 278-6076

Directions & Map

Hours

Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Chistmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Children (3-16) $10.00
Seniors (60+) $11.00
Adults $13.00
Children under 3 and members are FREE.
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Directions and Map

Map

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio 45414

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Springfield
1465 Upper Valley Pike
Springfield, OH 45504
937-328-5128

SunWatch Indian Village
2301 W. River Road
Dayton, Ohio 45418

Fort Ancient
6123 St. Rt. 350 
Oregonia, Ohio 45054 
513–932–4421 or
1–800–283–8904

From Address: To:


Effective February 18, 2014, the Ridge Avenue Bridge (east of Riverside Drive) will be closed for construction.

General Directions

Beavercreek/Xenia

From 35 West, take Jefferson/Main St. exit. Go right off the exit, then turn right onto Patterson Blvd., and proceed through downtown. At the bridge, Patterson Blvd. turns into Riverside Dr. Follow Riverside to the third light and turn right on Siebenthaler Avenue. Go 0.4 mi then turn right at next light on Ridge Avenue. Go 1.1 mi then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Oakwood/Kettering/Centerville

Go North on 48 and turn right onto Patterson Blvd., drive through downtown. At the bridge, Patterson turns into Riverside Dr. Follow Riverside to the third light and turn right on Siebenthaler Avenue. Go 0.4 mi then turn right at next light on Ridge Avenue. Go 1.1 mi then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Englewood

Follow 48 (Main Street) south to Shoup Mill Rd. Turn left onto Shoup Mill, stay in the right hand lane. Turn right onto Riverside to Siebenthaler Avenue. Go 0.4 mi then turn right at next light on Ridge Avenue. Go 1.1 mi then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Fairborn/Wright Patterson AFB

Take State Route 4 South to Stanley Ave. exit. Turn right on Stanley and then right onto Keowee Street. Turn left at Embury Park Dr. (for 0.6 mi) then left onto Ridge Ave. Go 0.4 mi (past tennis courts) on Ridge then turn right on DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Huber Heights

Go west on Needmore Rd., cross over I-75, then turn left onto N. Dixie. Make a right on Siebenthaler, turn left on Ridge Ave. Go 1.1 mi, then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Dayton/Miamisburg/West Carrolton/Springboro/Cincinnati

Take 75 North and exit on the Wagner Ford (Exit 57 B). Then take a left onto Wagner Ford. Go right (north) on N. Dixie, then turn left onto Siebenthaler. Turn left onto Ridge Ave. Go 1.1 mi, then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Columbus/Springfield/New Carlisle

Take 70 West to 75 South and take the Wagner Ford Exit (Exit 57 B). Go right onto Wagner Ford and take a right onto N. Dixie, then turn left onto Siebenthaler. Turn left onto Ridge Ave. Go 1.1 mi, then turn right onto DeWeese Parkway. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

North of Dayton

Take 75 South and take the Wagner Ford exit (exit 57 B). Go right onto Wagner Ford and make a right (north) on N. Dixie, turn left onto Siebenthaler. Then take a left on Ridge Ave. (go 1.1 mi), and then right on DeWeese Pkwy. Entrance to the main lot is on right (0.4 mi).

Directions to SunWatch Indian Village / Archaeological Park

Take I-75 to exit 51. Go west onto Edwin C. Moses Blvd., which then turns into Nicholas Rd. Cross Dryden Rd./South Broadway St., then turn left onto West River Rd. for 1 mile, dead-ends at SunWatch.

Or

Go west on Stewart St. from Main St. or Brown St., crossing bridge over river. Make a left onto Edwin C. Moses Blvd. Pass the University of Dayton Arena on the right. Continue through traffic light at Dryden Rd./ South Broadway St. Make first left onto West River Rd. for 1 mile, dead-ends at SunWatch.

Please call 937- 275-7431 for additional information.

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