The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery offers a variety of exhibits that are designed to mix engaging educational experiences with entertaining interactions. Visitors of all ages enjoy innovative subject matter that is easy to grasp, fun to explore, and allows visitors to discover their inner scientist, archaeologist, zoologist, and more!
Enjoy our internally curated exhibition, Cut From the Same Cloth in Fraze Gallery. Then, embark on a deep sea adventure in the Main Exhibit Hall with Extreme Deep: Into the Abyss.
Because the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a children’s museum, science/technology center, and accredited zoo there are dozens of exciting exhibits for people of all ages and interests.
The Boonshoft Museum will be renovating some of your favorite spaces throughout 2017-2018! To help plan your visits, please be aware of the following schedule of CURRENT projects* Ongoing - Exterior stucco will take place across the front of the... Learn More
Bieser Discovery Center The natural world is full of wonder and delight. In the Bieser Discovery Center, foster an interest in all things natural. Here, your child will study reptiles, insects, and mammals and examine fossils, minerals, and more. Whether... Learn More
Shop as you discover shapes, colors, and numbers, become a veterinarian, tune up a car, prepare a pizza, and learn the importance of recycling—it’s all part of the educational fun of Explorers Crossing, where kids discover... Learn More
A remarkable permanent exhibit space, the MeadWestvaco Treehouse is just that: a fully-enclosed treehouse that extends beyond the traditional walls of the Museum to grant better access to the natural world. While inside, learn about environmental preservation, see images of... Learn More
They are adorable, furry, feathered, and sometimes even scaly, but most visitors agree – the residents of the Discovery Zoo are a must-see on every trip to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Managed by the Live Animals Department, the Discovery... Learn More