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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Category: Theaters
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Category: Historic Sites
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Category: Movie Theaters
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Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1919, The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to exhibiting... more » Owner description: Founded in 1919, The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to exhibiting outstanding special exhibitions and impressive collections of art from throughout the world, the museum is renowned for education programming that includes an array of offerings for diverse audiences. The Dayton Art Insitute is committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art. « less
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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: National Parks; Historic Sites
This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building plus other related historical aviation sites.
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Category: Cemeteries; Parks
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Category: Science Museums
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Category: Museums
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Category: Symphonies
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Category: Theaters
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Category: Specialty Museums
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Category: Historic Sites
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Category: Parks
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #19 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #20 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Welcome to Scene75 Entertainment Center, the largest indoor entertainment center in the country! Scene75 is The entertainment... more » Owner description: Welcome to Scene75 Entertainment Center, the largest indoor entertainment center in the country! Scene75 is The entertainment destination of the region and one of the most exciting facilities to have ever opened in Dayton. The facility features a 5,500 square foot full service restaurant, 2 indoor bars with numerous HD televisions and a 35 foot live color sports ticker, a 3,000 square foot outdoor patio with food and beverage service, the larger of only two indoor electric go-kart tracks in the state of Ohio, the largest multi-level laser tag arena in the tri-state, the largest indoor bouncing inflatable arena in Ohio, the largest redemption and video arcade in Dayton (100+ games), 12 first in the country Chaos Room video gaming theater screens, 2 4D theaters with blizzard and wind effects, 4 mini-bowling lanes complete with couches and coffee tables, a 10 car bumper car system, 18 holes of blacklight glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, 3 outdoor sand volleyball courts, 2 outdoor bocce courts, fantasy sports leagues, a concession stand, 7 private party rooms, and more! « less
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Category: Neighborhoods
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Category: Theaters
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Category: Museums
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Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #26 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: Specialty Museums

The Dayton International Peace Museum is a one-of-a-kind Museum experience.  Housed in a 19th century 3-story Victorian mansion, the building alone is worth a visit, with its... more »

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Ranked #27 of 28 attractions in Dayton
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Garden Station is an art park and community garden right downtown that features murals, sculpture, concerts, bonfires, drum... more » Owner description: Garden Station is an art park and community garden right downtown that features murals, sculpture, concerts, bonfires, drum circles, and movies. Regular events include the really really free market, live music on the first friday of each month, Sunday art and produce market and volunteer work day on Saturdays where you can help build something or make art. There have been all kinds of events here, weddings, electronic music DJ's, Shakespeare in the park, garden and art workshops, art and music festivals and non-profit organization fundraisers. There is a straw bale shed with a bottle wall on a pounded tire foundation with a green roof and a greenhouse made of two liter pop bottles. There are community garden plots that members of the community can rent for the season. The garden is built and cared for with community volunteers and donations. « less
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