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“A must visit for entertainment and education” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton, OH (Formerly Dayton Museum of Discovery)
937.275.7431
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Ranked #12 of 24 Attractions in Dayton
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Dayton, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A must visit for entertainment and education”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a wonderful entertaining and educational experience for people from all ages. Do not miss the star show.

Visited December 2013
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“A kid friendly attraction.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This science museum is on a smaller scale that is kid friendly that all ages especially the younger ones can do hands on things. And they offer a cafeteria to eat where you can bring in your own food.

Visited June 2013
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“A Dayton Gem.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I grew up in Dayton. There is much more to This Museum of Natural History then meets the eye. Preschool, field trips, weddings, astronomy club, I even took part in summer classes as a little boy. My only critique would be the removal of the field and woods where the parking lot is now found. I would highly recommend visiting Boonshoft. Boonshoft is ours, Boonshoft is Dayton.

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Dayton, Ohio
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“Great experience for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Lots of hands on exhibits! Planetarium show is great. Lots of schools and daycares do field trips here so lots of commotion goes on. Must bring bag lunch. Exhibits do change so it's nice for repeat visits. They have animals that have been rescued.

Visited October 2013
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Dayton, Ohio
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23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“Family Outing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Families with small children as well as medium (about 12 years old) will enjoy a few hours exploring the Boonshoft. Set in a very nice park to wander/picnic before or after your visit.

Visited May 2013
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