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Daily Programs

Saturday, October 13, 2018

10:30am

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

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

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

1:30pm

Science Theater - Science Theater, First Floor

Education Program

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Program

3:00pm

ScreamPark - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

4:00pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Friday May. 17 8:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

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.  Friday, May 17, 2019 PINK... Learn More

Saturday May. 18 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Moon Mission

Admission is FREE to the public!

Gear up for our summer celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon! Explore the cosmos with us and learn about the historic lunar landing that... Learn More

Thursday Jun. 13 7:00 PM

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Boonshoft Museum Night at the Dayton Dragons

Join us at Fifth Third Field!

Join us for Boonshoft Museum Night at the Dayton Dragons! Stadium seat tickets cost just $12 and include a Dragons hat. Best of all, $6 from every ticket sold will come back... Learn More

Friday Jun. 21 6:30 PM

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GeekProm 21+ Night

Tickets now available online!

Whirl the night away at the prom you've always longed for at The Boonshoft!  Put on your Storm Trooper armor, regency dress, or Princess Peach costume and dance... Learn More

Saturday Jun. 22 10:00 AM

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GeekFest Family Day

Calling geeks of all ages!

GeekFest Family Day Saturday, June 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The family that cosplays together… is just really cool, in our eyes! The Boonshoft Museum is calling all gamers,... Learn More

Thursday Jul. 11 6:00 PM

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Behind the Scenes Collections Tours

New for 2019!

Explore the world without ever leaving Dayton, as you go behind the scenes at the Museum! Join us as we head into the vault for guided, themed tours throughout the... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 20 10:30 AM

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Apollo 11 Celebration

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Join us for a day of programs in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! From rocket demonstrations to gravity experiments, explore the science of space exploration. Discover... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 31 1:00 PM

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Meet a Sloth in the Rainforest!

Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is transformed into a sloth habitat. This 30-minute program will highlight the habitat and various conservation concerns about sloths.... Learn More

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