Boonshoft Museum of
Saturday, April 25
Spend an afternoon exploring everything Astronomy, from hands-on experiments to solar observing, give-aways, and more! The Museum's Astronomy Department staff will be on-hand along with representatives from the Miami Valley Astronomical Society to guide guests through an entire afternoon of celestial fun! Astronomy Programming is free for Members and guests with regular admission.
Door prizes include: A chance to win a Celestron Telescope, Astronomy Magazine subscription, and Astronomy Magazine Publications.
Free NASA and Astronomy Magazine materials will be handed out to guests.
Star Wars Days!
Saturday, May 2 – Monday, May 4
Boonshoft's Brew School
Discover the chemistry behind the craft that creates one of the world's oldest, most enjoyed beverages; beer! Explore the science that goes into the brewing process and then enjoy craft beer with delicious food pairing as locals from the Draft Home Brewers. NEW FOR 2015! – Participants can view the first steps of the brewing process, as well as the final steps of sterilization and bottling at the end.
Pre-registration is required and available online. 21+, ID required at the door. $25 for members, $30 for non-members. Beer and food pairings are included.
Science of Wine and Beer Too
Saturday, January 24, 7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The Boonshoft Museum is putting a new spin on Science of Wine by adding something NEW for beer enthusiasts. Join us for an evening of grown-up science fun as we transform our Main Exhibit Hall into a Beer Garden and Vintage Vineyard that boasts craft brew and fine wine. Guests will also enjoy delicious food and wine pairings, live music, and more! Our VIP guests will enjoy early admittance with a private selection of wine & craft beer, passed hors d'oeuvres, exclusive experiments and more.
$75/guest regular admission and $125/guest VIP admission.
Earth Day Celebration!
EPA Earth Day Celebration
Image Credit: NASA
About Pub Science
Pub Science provides a unique opportunity for adults to explore the newest thinking and scientific research in a casual atmosphere. No prior knowledge of the subjects is required, and there are no silly questions. Just bring yourself, your friends and your curiosity! It is currently held at Blind Bob’s, located in Dayton’s Oregon District. Admission to Pub Science is free; donations accepted at the door.
2014 Boonshoft Bash: BIOMES
At the Boonshoft Museum Saturday
Online registration for the Boonshoft Bash is now closed. Seating may still be available, but is extremely limited. Please contact Sam Curtis at 937.275.7431 x 146 for more information.
2014 Boonshoft Raffle
Support the Museum and get a chance to win one of three extravagant vacations to desirable destinations across the globe! Pack your bags and plan for an adventure through the green hills and castles of Ireland, the exotic paradise of Costa Rica, or the cultural hot spots of New Orleans.
Tickets are $100 and are now available online; need not be present to win. Only 500 tickets will be sold. For a complete list of Raffle rules, please click the link below.
Name That Sloth!
The Votes Are In--Patience Wins!
A big thank you to everyone who helped name the newest (and perhaps slowest) member of the Discovery Zoo crew. The votes are in---and this adorable mammal is officially named Patience! Patience, a two-toed sloth, is now on exhibit in the Boonshoft Museum's Discovery Zoo; be sure to stop by and say "hello"—she loves to see people's smiling faces!