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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

  • 2600 DeWeese Pkwy.
  • Dayton, Ohio 45404
  • 937-275-7431


Beginning June 16, 2020 the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery will be re-opening in a limited capacity for MEMBERS ONLY. Stay tuned for the public re-open date! Check the Boonshoft website for more opening guidelines.

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. *The museum encourages guests to allow our higher risk visitors to reserve the 9-10 a.m. time slots.*

Group entrance into the museum will be timed every 10 minutes so that it can operate in a limited capacity as advised by the Ohio Health Department. It is not required, but if you wish to reserve a time slot please call 937.275.7431.

The science museum allows children to visit with river otters, meerkats and other creatures at the Discovery Zoo, conduct splashy experiments at Explorers Crossing and scout the universe at Science on a Sphere®, a 68-inch diameter globe that displays awe-inspiring images of Earth and space. The Dome, a new projection system in the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater, offers stunning 2D and 3D movies. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. noon - 5 p.m. Adults $14.50, children (3-17) $11.50, and seniors $11. Children under three are free.

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