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Past Events & Activities

Saturday May. 14 10:00 AM

Operation Science! A USO Wright-Patterson Event

Calling all Military Families!

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, in partnership with USO Wright-Patterson, is holding our next Operation Science! program at SunWatch!

Tuesday Apr. 26 5:30 PM

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Boonshoft Block Party

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is going to the movies... Again!

Join us on April 26th for our spring Family-Friendly Fundraiser! NOW AT THE BOONSHOFT!

Sunday Apr. 10 10:00 AM

Sensory Sunday

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program offers extended hours for local families with a member who has a sensory disorder, such as being on the autism spectrum.

Wednesday Mar. 9 4:00 PM

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Teacher Resource Fair

Join our Education Team for a Free open-house style event!

Learn about all of our educational offerings as well as services from our community partners!

Saturday Feb. 26 7:00 PM

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ABC Night at the Boonshoft Museum

A Special Invitation for You and a Guest

Saturday February 26 | 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday Feb. 13 6:00 PM

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Valentine's Evening Under the Stars

ONE NIGHT ONLY! - Tickets Available Now!

Share the stars with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! Enjoy a romantic evening in our planetarium featuring romantic music and timeless constellation love stories in the stars. While both times this year will be the same program, the program itself changes from year to year.

Thursday Jan. 20 5:00 PM

Boonshoft Annual Meeting 2022

Join us for our Annual Meeting via Facebook Live to learn about all the great things happening at the Dayton Society of Natural History!

Friday Dec. 24 12:00 AM

MUSEUM CLOSED!

The museum will be closed 12.24.2021, 12.25.2021, 12.31.2021 & 1.1.2022

The museum will be closed to allow our staff to spend time with their friends and family! Have a safe holiday season!

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