Community Involvement

Community Partnerships

The Museum is fortunate to have earned the respect of thousands from outside of the institutional walls. This is evidenced by the partnerships that have been fostered with other leading institutions, including the University of Dayton, Wright State University, and nearly every major museum in the region. Relationships built on mutual respect with the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton History, the National Museum of the US Air Force and the Dayton Metro Public Library, among many others, further point to the importance of the Museum’s mission, but maybe more significantly to the reputation of the Museum’s professionals. To learn more about developing a partnership email externalrelations@BoonshoftMuseum.org.

Volunteer

Volunteerism is the backbone of the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Our volunteers do everything from working with our Discovery Zoo crew to assisting with public programming. To lear more about becoming a volunteer, pleaes click here or email volunteer@boonshoftmuseum.org.

Community Giving Guidelines

Each year, we contribute to hundreds of local organizations to help with their fundraising initiatives, or to offer free or reduced admissions qualifying individuals. For instructions to apply for a Museum Membership for your group, event, or cause, please refer to our community giving guidelines.

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