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Daily Programs

Thursday, April 20, 2017

10:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Programs

11:00am

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

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

Saturday Aug. 19 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun! Get ready for this rare viewing experience by joining... 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

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

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

Friday Sep. 15 9:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

One-time showing for 2017!

It's a double header in the planetarium! Join our Astronomy Department for a night of spectacular visuals and music, with three shows in the planetarium.  PINK FLOYD: Dark... Learn More

Saturday Sep. 23 12:00 PM

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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

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.

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