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Dayton International Peace Museum

Closes in 29 min: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Tribute to Peace Corp

Very nicely done tribute to Peace Corp. I was expecting much of the focus on the Dayton Peace... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2015
Alan J
Not big but interesting. Must go!!

This is an interesting small topical museum. It's not quite big enough to make a special trip to... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2015
William S
Ontario, Canada
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Jul 31, 2017
“Small but interesting”
Mar 30, 2017
“Wow! Well worth a stop to tour.”
The Dayton International Peace Museum is one of the only full-time museums dedicated to peace. The Museum features permanent and temporary exhibits on subjects ranging from peace in art, the history of the Peace Corps, to nuclear proliferation. The...more
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
208 W Monument Ave, The Pollack House, Dayton, OH 45402-3015
+1 937-227-3223
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is a small museum downtown. Alot of information on the Peace corps. There is a nice children's area upstairs. There are also cards to give facts/ explain things, and they have different ones for adults and kids. Its a great idea.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ambermichelles
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I went with friends to see the Peace Labyrinth Quilt display and it was truly unbelievable. I really enjoyed the rest of the museum much more than I expected to, especially the exhibit about the Reynolds family traveling to atomic testing sites back in the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank chillianne
peacemuseummedia, Media Director at Dayton International Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you Chillianne for your kind review of your recent visit to the Museum! We are in the process of creating positive change for peace at the Museum and that includes new programs and exhibits reflecting our changing times. We are happy you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed October 24, 2016

not only is a historical landmark home being preserved...it is a place to spend time to realize historically how important peace is to our world. thru exhibits, education, videos and merchandise PEACE is the message! there is even a kids room to bring them to,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank nina b
peacemuseummedia, Public Relations Manager at Dayton International Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review Nina b,! We have made many improvements at the Museum in the past few months and hope to expand our permament exhibits as well as traveling exhibits and live presentations by speakers and guests. Again, we appreciate...More

Reviewed September 13, 2016

This small exhibition center has regularly changing exhibits on aspects of peacemaking in the world. A comfy coffe cafe has videos and books to peruse. The building is an historic Victorian home. The Museum conducts annual Peace Heros Camp for children age 4 to grade...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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peacemuseummedia, Public Relations Manager at Dayton International Peace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you Teresa for reviewing us at the Dayton International Peace Museum! We have worked hard since your last visit in September to improve the visitor experience and create meaningful exhibits for our guests. We have big plans. We hope you can return for another...More

Reviewed June 15, 2016

I am a Daytonian and proud that we have this museum. However, it offers very little to the visitor for the suggested $8 donation. The first and most grievous issue is that it is NOT ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant. Oh, there's a ramp...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Peace Museum is a great place to gain some self awareness of how our culture tends to have an over-emphasis on war leaders a the influence of conflicts in bringing changes. The Peace Museum reminds us of all the people in history who have...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank sldayton
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an attempt by a couple of ant-war pacifists to live out their dream. After going carefully through the house, the few things I took from it was, thank goodness for American troops that helped end the holocost. And many countries have appreciated our...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very nicely done tribute to Peace Corp. I was expecting much of the focus on the Dayton Peace accords, but I didn't really see much there about that. It could have been on one of the many tributes to peacemakers. There also was a well...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Alan J
Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is an interesting small topical museum. It's not quite big enough to make a special trip to, but if you are wondering around downtown Dayton, I recommend stopping in. If nothing else, you can see the classic old house (Pollack House) it resides in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank William S
Reviewed January 11, 2015

I have been wanting to go to this museum for a while and finally made my way there. The building is in downtown Dayton and free parking is directly behind the building (entry to bldg in front or back of house). It is run by...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Nat D
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