2600 DeWeese Parkway
Dayton, OH 45414
Fax (937) 275-5811
TTY (937) 278-6076
Directions & Map
Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Chistmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter
Effective January 2, 2013, general admission will include unlimited Space Theater shows, based on available seating.
Children (3-16) $9.00
Seniors (60+) $10.00
Children under 3 and members are FREE.
Help us create a fun, safe environment for all our visitors! Children under 16 should always be accompanied by an adult in the Museum.
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Now Accepting Applications
Give your child tools for a lifetime of academic success! The Preschool at the Boonshoft provides a supportive educational curriculum that is designed to help your child discover the joy of learning. Our highly-skilled, certified teachers present inclusive, yet challenging programming – both in the classroom and throughout the extended environment of the museum. The Preschool’s curriculum is meant to suit a multi-age environment that encourages students to learn at their own pace, while stimulating inquiry and the desire to discover.
Come explore with us, enroll today!
For more information please call 937-275-7431
Why choose The Preschool?
The Preschool at the Boonshoft offers a truly unique learning environment that is designed to meet the academic and social needs of children ages 3 to 6. With a strong emphasis on science, art, and practical life skills, The Preschool offers a supportive age-appropriate structure that includes access to the tools children need to develop a healthy curiosity, as well as the skills to explore topics that pique their interest.
- Children benefit from an environment that encourages children to explore topics that pique their interest.
- Tactile, hands-on learning opportunities provide memorable experiences that develop strong reasoning and independence.
- The role of the teacher is to provide a supportive structure that creates opportunities for each child to learn and develop a healthy curiosity.
- Parents are a vital component of learning, serving as partners and advocates for their children.