Museum Rental

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is one of Dayton's most exceptional venues. Whether you are seeking to treat your guests to an evening of family fun or an out-of-this-world reception, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a versatile and memorable location for any event. 

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 EMAIL OUR RENTALS STAFF to book your tour* today!

*Tours are available by appointment only; drop-in visitors may be asked to schedule an appointment for a later date/time. 

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Weddings & Receptions

A once-in-a-lifetime event deserves a one-of-a-kind venue! With spaces perfect for ceremonies and receptions, the Boonshoft Museum transforms into the ideal venue. Schedule a tour and experience the magic!

Wedding at Boonshoft

Corporate Events

Located just across the river in downtown Dayton, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is an optimal location for hosting business meetings, networking events, corporate cocktail receptions, VIP events, customer and employee appreciation evenings, and fundraisers.

Family Fun

With a facility large enough to accommodate up to 1,000 guests, the Boonshoft Museum is a terrific place to hold staff or customer appreciation events, school reward days, or family reunions! Our exhibits offer entertainment for the whole family and our list of preferred caterers ensure an evening of delicious food.

Birthday Parties

Looking for a way to celebrate your child's special day at the Museum? Enjoy the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's interactive exhibits with the option to add-on a private space to entertain your guests. Affordable group admission and (optional) two-hour room reservations are available for science lovers of all ages! Private room reservations are based on availability, with a first come, first serve basis.

Schedule a Tour

Interested in learning more? The best way to get a feel for everything our unique facility has to offer is to take a tour of the Museum. Let our professional rentals staff guide you through our space as you discuss the details of your event and how we can best assist you in meeting your needs.

You can submit a Rentals Inquiry online to learn more about a private rental before you request a tour, or simply start the process of booking a Museum rental.



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