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Friday Sep. 20 8:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

It's a double header in the planetarium! Join our Astronomy Department for a night of spectacular visuals and music, with three shows in the planetarium.  Friday, September 20, 2019 PINK... Learn More

Wednesday Oct. 2 6:00 PM

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Sloth Tai Chi

NEW for 2019!

Class Schedule: June 5 (sold out) | August 7 (sold out) | October 2 | December 4 6:00-7:00 p.m. Get inspired by the balance, strength, pace, and flexibility of everyone’s favorite Discovery Zoo resident:... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 19 11:00 AM

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ChemFest

From the sparkle and shine of precious metals like gold, silver, and platinum to reactive elements like sodium and potasssium, metallic elements make up 76% of the periodic table. Join us... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 19 1:00 PM

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Meet a Sloth in the Rainforest!

Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is transformed into a sloth habitat. This 30-minute program will highlight the habitat and various conservation concerns about sloths.... Learn More

Sunday Oct. 20 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating atmosphere.... Learn More

Thursday Oct. 24 6:00 PM

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Behind the Scenes Collections Tours

New for 2019!

Explore the world without ever leaving Dayton, as you go behind the scenes at the Museum! Join us as we head into the vault for guided, themed tours throughout the... Learn More

Friday Oct. 25 8:00 PM

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Totally Terrible Theater: Night of the Living Dead

BRRRRAAAAAIIIINNNNSSSSS… Join us in the planetarium for a Zombie Date Night! During our first-ever Totally Terrible Theater, we will screen the original 1968 tale directed by George Romero. Watch as... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 26 10:00 AM

Mom-ster Ball & Costume Contest

Join Us for a Morning of Spook-tacular Fun!

Don your costume for some seasonal fun in the Main Exhibit Hall! Themed music, dancing, and a Members-only Alien Lab will culminate in a mini-parade and costume contest for kids... Learn More

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