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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Program

11:30am

Lil' Scientists - Kids Place

Education Program

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

2:30pm

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

3:00pm

Space Next - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:30pm

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talk

Animal Program

4:00pm

Two Small Pieces of Glass - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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Past Events & Activities

Saturday Mar. 10 3:00 PM

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ALERT: Early Close

The Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. in preparation for Eureka, our annual fundraising event.

Friday Feb. 16 5:15 PM

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Science Cinema: Minions

Friday, February 16 | 5:15 p.m. Join our Astronomy staff for the second of three Science Cinema dates in 2018* that will conclude with The Incredibles in March! Take a quick look at... Learn More

Wednesday Feb. 14 6:00 PM

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Valentine's Evening Under the Stars

Registration Now Available!

Choose From Two Show Times 6:00 p.m. OR 8:00 p.m. Share the stars with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! Enjoy a romantic evening... Learn More

Friday Feb. 2 10:00 AM

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Groundhog Day

Quilliam, our hedgehog forecaster, will make his 2nd annual prediction!

Join us in the Museum's Education Lobby for a grand weather prognostication during the Museum's annual Groundhog Hedgehog Day celebration. Quilliam, an African pygmy hedgehog and one of... Learn More

Saturday Jan. 27 12:00 PM

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Explorers! Grand Opening

Join us for the opening of our newest exhibition, showing in the Main Exhibit Hall through August 2018 Opening Saturday, January 27 at 12:00 p.m. Member Preview from 9:00 a.m.-Noon In... Learn More

Friday Jan. 19 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: How to Use Your Telescope

Bring your personal telescope to the Boonshoft Museum and receive assistance operating it from members of the Miami Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS). Free astronomy observing materials will be available, and... Learn More

Friday Jan. 19 5:15 PM

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Science Cinema: Moana

Science Cinema: Moana Friday, January 19 | 5:15 p.m. Join our Astronomy staff for the first of three Science Cinema dates in 2018* that will also include Minions (February) and The Incredibles (March)!... Learn More

Saturday Jan. 13 9:00 AM

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Frankenfest

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of this Classic Novel!

January 13-14, 2018 Join us as we dive into science inspired by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein! From electricity to robotics, public programs throughout the weekend will be themed around a national... Learn More

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