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Daily Programs

Monday, October 29, 2018

10:30am

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

Education Program

12:30pm

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

Education Program

1:30pm

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

Education Program

3:00pm

Space Next - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

4:00pm

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

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

4:00pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Saturday Oct. 20 11:00 AM

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ChemFest

Go beyond beakers and get out of the lab for this year's ChemFest theme: Chemistry is Out of this World. Explore chemistry of and in outer space, as we... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 20 2:15 PM

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Reptile Awareness Day

Join us for a special animal show at 2:15 p.m. on the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital stage in honor of our scaly reptile friends! Included with regular admission; seating is... Learn More

Sunday Oct. 21 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating atmosphere. During... Learn More

Friday Oct. 26 11:15 AM

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Bat Chat

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, but these not-so-spooky mammals are an... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 27 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

Saturday Nov. 17 10:00 AM

Dayton 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

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