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Daily Programs

Sunday, August 27, 2017

1:00pm

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

Planetarium Show

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Science Theater - Science Theater, First Floor

Education Programs

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Programs

3:00pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:30pm

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Programs

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Animal Program

4:00pm

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

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Upcoming Events & Activities

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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