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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

11:00am

One World, One Sky - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

11:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Program

12:30pm

Boonshoft Biologist - Kids Place

Education Program

1:00pm

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

1:30pm

Creative Science - 1st Floor

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:30pm

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

3:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

3:30pm

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

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Past Events & Activities

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

Friday Dec. 8 11:00 AM

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Planets of Star Wars

Friday, December 8 & Friday, December 15 Join us in the planetarium for an adventure in a galaxy far, far away! As a new recruit in the Empire's growing ranks, your... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 18 10:00 AM

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Dayton Regional Science Festival: Super Science Saturday

Science Expo from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

The Boonshoft Museum invites families to explore hands-on STEM activities, interact with partners and Museum professionals, and more at a FREE day of science and fun. In addition to the... Learn More

Friday Nov. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Telescope Pointers

Looking to gift a telescope to a loved one during the holidays?  Talk to members of the Miami Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) to discover which might be the best... Learn More

Friday Oct. 27 2:15 PM

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Bat Week 2017: Bat Chat

Two Chat Days | Friday-Saturday

Friday, October 27 | 2:15 Saturday, October 28 | 11:00 a.m. Come face-to-face with an Egyptian fruit bat on the new stage of the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital!  Bats are often misunderstood and feared,... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 21 2:00 PM

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Reptile Awareness Day

Join us for a special animal show on the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital stage in honor of our scaly reptile friends! Included with regular admission.

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

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