Museum Info

Boonshoft Museum of

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

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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

Please note: The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery will be CLOSED on December 24 & 25 in celebration of the holiday. The Museum will reopen on December 26 during regular hours of operation. 

General Admission

Children (3-16) $10.00
Seniors (60+) $11.00
Adults $13.00
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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Special Events

Eureka!: Sip, Savor, Science

At the Boonshoft Museum
February 27, 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

From taboo tattoos to sultry science, this adult evening in the Museum has surprises around every corner. This winter fundraiser provides guests with a unique experience only the Boonshoft Museum can provide, including explosive science, delicious food, signature drinks, music, and much more. See local tattoo artists in action, discover the science and culture behind these permanent works of body art, and expand your science knowledge while mixing and mingling at Dayton's newest and most entertaining cocktail party. $90/guest (non-member), $75/guest (DSNH Member) Registration is available online beginning Thursday, December 3.


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Under Construction

  • Kids' Playce is currently under construction. Look for brand new additions to this exhibit starting in the fall through early 2016!

What is your favorite exhibit at the Museum?

Science On a Sphere® - 23.3%
Water Properties Table - 20.3%
Cassano’s Pizza Kitchen - 21.6%
Recycling Center - 16.6%
The Courthouse - 8.5%