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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

11:00am

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

11:30am

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

1:00pm

Flying Monsters - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Science Theater - Science Theater, First Floor

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Program

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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 Oct. 21 11:00 AM

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ChemFest

Go beyond beakers and get out of the lab for this year's ChemFest: Chemistry Rocks! Explore the world of geochemistry as we discover how understanding the Earth's composition... Learn More

Thursday Oct. 12 10:00 AM

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Giants of Science

October 12-15, 2017 From Rachel Carson and Nikola Tesla to Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall, the Boonshoft Museum's educators are inspired by great minds – and they want to share... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 7 2:00 PM

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World Animal Day

Join us for a special presentation on the NEW Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital stage in celebration of World Animal Day. Included with regular admission.

Saturday Sep. 23 11:30 AM

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International Rabbit Day

Meet the Boonshoft Museum’s resident rascally rabbit: Luke! This domestic rabbit is an ambassador for hares both wild and domestic, and visitors will learn more about these long-eared... Learn More

Friday Sep. 15 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Cassini - The Grand Finale

Friday, September 15 | 7:00 p.m. On September 15, 2017, after nearly 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere, sending back new and unique science to the... Learn More

Thursday Aug. 31 6:00 PM

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Educator Open House

Online registration now open!

Calling all educators – tonight is your night! Come see what the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient have to offer you and your students. Not only are we thrilled... Learn More

Monday Aug. 21 1:00 PM

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Solar Eclipse Watch Party

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will occur -- and we are lucky enough to catch part of it in Dayton (from approximately 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.)! As the Moon passes... Learn More

Friday Aug. 18 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: The Solar Eclipse

Get ready for the solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21st.  Learn why eclipses occur, what to expect of this 90% partial solar eclipse, and how to safely view it. Weather... Learn More

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