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Daily Programs

Sunday, February 25, 2018

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Science Theater - Science Theater, First Floor

Education Program

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talk

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Sunday Jul. 15 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, July 15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's NEW Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating atmosphere.... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 15 2:15 PM

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World Snake Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Sunday, July 15, 2018 We're celebrating our slithery reptile friends with an entire day of public programming that features the Museum's various species of snakes, including everyone's favorite 16' ... Learn More

Friday Jul. 20 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Comets, Asteroids and Meteors

Things That Go Bump in the Night: Comets, Asteroids & Meteors Learn how to see the spectacular Perseids meteor shower in early August! We’ll also discuss the measures... Learn More

Friday Jul. 27 9:00 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, July 27 PINK... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 28 1:00 PM

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Sloth Presentation

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

Friday Aug. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Surprisingly, we still don’t know what exactly 95% of the universe is made of! Come learn our latest hypotheses about this mystery and explore today’s cutting-edge research... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 18 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Colorama

As students prepare to head back into the classroom, give them a boost with this day full of learning about color! Discover why leaves change color before falling from the... Learn More

Sunday Sep. 2 6:00 AM

Support the Museum! 2018 Tour de Gem

Rides Start/Finish at Fifth Third Field!

Hit the road with us on Saturday, September 2 for the first Tour de Gem: The Dayton Cycling Classic in support of the Boonshoft Museum! This day of early fall cycling... Learn More

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