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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

11:00am

Seven Wonders

Planetarium Show

Tour the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, and seven wonders of the outer space. Learn More

11:30am

1:00pm

2:00pm

Sky Tonight

Planetarium Show

A live presentation by an astronomer, this is a traditional planetarium stargazing show with stars, planets and constellations. Learn More

2:30pm

Keeper Talk

Animal Program

3:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Planetarium Show

A tour of extreme weather in the Solar System on places other than Earth. Learn More

4:00pm

Sunstruck

Planetarium Show

The Sun affects the Earth in many ways both benign and dangerous. Learn More

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Past Events & Activities

Friday Jan. 17 8:00 PM

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Totally Terrible Theater: Plan 9 From Outer Space

Residents of California's San Fernando Valley are under attack by flying saucers from outer space in this classic(ally bad!) Ed Wood film. Experience this awesomely awful theatrical treat... Learn More

Sunday Dec. 8 10:00 AM

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The Dark Side of Waffles

Join Us for a Geek Experience! Space is limited; reservations required.

That’s no moon… it’s just breakfast! Join us for a morning of SciFi, holiday cheer, geekery – and, of course, waffles. Whether you’ve... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 23 10:00 AM

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Sloth Breakfast

Space limited; reservations required!

Join Patience, our Linne’s two-toed sloth, for breakfast at the Museum! Grab breakfast from the buffet before enjoying a live animal program that features Patience, along with her... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 16 10:00 AM

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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

Saturday Oct. 26 10:00 AM

Mom-ster Ball & Costume Contest

Join Us for a Morning of Spook-tacular Fun!

Don your costume for some seasonal fun in Science on a Sphere! Themed music and dancing will culminate in a costume contest for kids of all ages. Bragging rights ... Learn More

Friday Oct. 25 8:00 PM

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Totally Terrible Theater: Night of the Living Dead

BRRRRAAAAAIIIINNNNSSSSS… Join us in the planetarium for a Zombie Date Night! During our first-ever Totally Terrible Theater, we will screen the original 1968 tale directed by George Romero. Watch as... Learn More

Thursday Oct. 24 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

Sunday Oct. 20 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 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.... Learn More

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