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“Fun for the Entire Family”

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Ranked #6 of 64 things to do in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Boonshoft Museum is the premier destination for family learning in the Miami Valley. It is a natural history museum, science center, children's museum, planetarium, observatory and zoo!
Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you are looking for a fun time for the entire family, give this museum a try. Lots of hands-on displays for the kids and at night they have the absolute best laser light shows to a variety of music tastes. A visit you'll always remember.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Definitely see am attraction in the dome, especially if you are with kids 10 years old and over. Otherwise, the place keep smaller kids, ages 2-9 VERY entertained!!! Bring lots of ones for the vending machine or pack food and eat in car.

Thank shenawdl
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Living in Dayton, we go to Boonshoft all the time. Our sitter has year-round passes for all the kids and my son has been going since he was just beyond newborn. It really set in how great it is when we drove all the way to Indianapolis to visit their Children's Museum and were a little disappointed. Boonshoft is affordable and has hands-on activities for all ages of kids to enjoy. Once they're walking, they're bound to dig something at Boonshoft.

Thank VizzFvF
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

There is no better place to take your kids to play, learn, explore, etc. All in a safe indoor facility. The Boonshoft is amazing!

Thank Jeremy D
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Being a Grandmother of 5 I needed a place to take them in the winter that would appeal to every age from 1 year up to 15. This place does just that! There are so many different things for the kids to discover from shopping ( kid pretend store), learning about their bodies, bird watching, computers, science classes, recycling, playground & so much more. If you want a great place to hang out around here, especially when it is to cold outside, this is the place!

Thank mprther35
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