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Saturday Aug. 18 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Colorama

As students prepare to head back into the classroom, give them a boost with this day full of learning about color! Discover why leaves change color before falling from the... Learn More

Friday Aug. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Surprisingly, we still don’t know what exactly 95% of the universe is made of! Come learn our latest hypotheses about this mystery and explore today’s cutting-edge research... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 28 1:00 PM

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Sloth Presentation

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

Friday Jul. 20 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Comets, Asteroids and Meteors

Things That Go Bump in the Night: Comets, Asteroids & Meteors Learn how to see the spectacular Perseids meteor shower in early August! We’ll also discuss the measures... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 15 2:15 PM

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World Snake Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Sunday, July 15, 2018 We're celebrating our slithery reptile friends with an entire day of public programming that features the Museum's various species of snakes, including everyone's favorite 16' ... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 15 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, July 15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's NEW Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating atmosphere.... Learn More

Wednesday Jul. 4 10:00 AM

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Red White & Boonshoft

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Join us for this indoor/outdoor Fourth of July celebration! The day is packed with the best indoor fireworks display in town, along with explosive demonstrations, experiments, live animals, games,... Learn More

Tuesday Jun. 26 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 $10 and include a Dragons hat. Best of all, $5 from every ticket sold will come back... Learn More

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