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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton, OH (Formerly Dayton Museum of Discovery)
937.275.7431
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Ranked #10 of 28 Attractions in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
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Vandalia, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to take your kids,grand kids for that matter a fun place for all ages. My grand girls loved the water play area. The only bad part of this museum is the cost a bit pricey

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Dayton, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were there this past Sunday night. It was crowded and the service was good, but a bit slow. The food was excellent. My husband had the bourbon salmon and I had the scallops. We usually order these two dishes and they were as good as always.

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Troy, Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My grandkids had memberships at Boonshoft for all of their younger years and enjoyed every visit that we made there. You can stay and play and indulge in information for hours.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My two year old girl loved this place. Lots to do for all ages. Get there early, it gets packed quick and kids don't like lines.

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19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great place to take kids to learn and blow off steam, awesome 3 level play are inside ( might not be the best if you always want to keep your child in your site) Many different activities and exhibits for learning hands on.

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Union, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a great place for everyone. Go slow, make the day last. Do pay attention because for the next two weeks the kids are going to be randomly talking about all the cool stuff they saw! : - }

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Decatur, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The children had a wonderful time.....and so did the parents. I was so impressed by the up keep of the equipment and play areas. The displays of pottery and artifacts scatter throughout the hands on learning area are amazing. It was a fun opportunity to teach my children and learn with them.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is for sure not made for teens at all. My boys were so BORED. This was for sure made for young kids in elementary or young age. Lots to explore with them and to learn.

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Troy, Michigan
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34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I took my 5 & 7yr olds and had a great time. This place is well worth it. They have so many interesting displays & activities including ecological, historical & pure science. This place is best if you have kids between 4 to 14 although it was interesting & fun for me too as an adult.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Took my son and niece last year. Had a blast. Tons of interactive areas for them to learn and tons of photo opportunities for parents to get great photos. When we went there was an added bonus of a PNC event going on outside and kids got to go around and get some freebies (pencils, stickers, crafts, etc) and learn... More

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