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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

11:30am

Lil' Scientists - Kids Place

Education Program

12:30pm

Creative Science - 1st Floor

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

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

3:00pm

Flying Monsters - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:30pm

Boonshoft Biologist - Kids Place

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Animal Program

4:00pm

Winter Fun - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

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Past Events & Activities

Tuesday Mar. 28 10:00 AM

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Spring Break Camps

Registration Opens on January 23, 2017 for Spring Break Camps at the Boonshoft Museum

Make the most of your staycation Spring Break with One-Day Camps at the Boonshoft Museum on March 28, 30; April 4, 6, 11, 13! Appropriate for ages 6-8, campers can choose from one of two themes... Learn More

Friday Mar. 17 9:00 AM

KongFest

In time to celebrate the return to the big screen, join our Education Department for a weekend of labs and other activities themed around the "eighth wonder of the world":... Learn More

Saturday Mar. 4 11:00 AM

World Wildlife Day Celebration

Join us for UN World Wildlife Day (WWD), a global celebration of the many beautiful and varied forms of wild animals and plants on our planet! Schedule* Roaming Animals Throughout... Learn More

Saturday Feb. 18 10:00 AM

Zoo Enrichment Day

Join our experienced staff for one of nearly a dozen mini-talks at animal enclosures in the Discovery Zoo throughout the day to learn more about how we keep our animal... Learn More

Friday Feb. 17 10:00 AM

Great Backyard Bird Count

Citizen scientists unite! Help us count bird species that visit the Treehouse, and we will report your findings to a national database. Learn how you can participate from home in... Learn More

Tuesday Feb. 14 6:00 PM

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Valentine's Evening Under the Stars

Registration Now Available!

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 in our... Learn More

Thursday Feb. 2 10:00 AM

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Groundhog Day!

Meet our NEW weather forecaster: Quilliam!

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

Thursday Jan. 26 5:00 PM

DSNH Annual Meeting

The Dayton Society of Natural History's Annual Meeting will be held in the Education Lobby. This general meeting is open to the public.

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