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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, also called the Boonshoft Museum, is a Dayton, Ohio, museum that has origins dating back to 1893. At that time, the museum was called the Dayton Museum of Natural History. In the early 1990s, plans for a children's museum were explored, and in 1996 the Dayton Museum of Discovery was born from a merger of the history museum and the early stages of the children's museum. The name Boonshoft Museum of Discovery was taken in 1999.
Boonshoft Museum coupons and discount offers can help visitors save on admission costs. Buy one, get one free coupons are available inside select Entertainment Coupon Books, and coupons may be available inside local print and tourist publications. Discounts are also available for AAA members, military personnel, museum members, and seniors.
|Offered by||Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and Dayton Society of Natural History|
|Location||2600 Deweese Parkway, Dayton, OH 45414-5400|
|Features||Exhibits, educational programs, gift shop, planetarium|
|Types of coupons||Entertainment Coupon Book, member discounts|
|AAA discount?||Yes, members get 50 cents off admission with membership card|
|AARP discount?||No, but seniors save $1 on admission|
|Military discount?||Yes, active military can save up to $25 on an annual membership with valid military ID|
About the Boonshoft Museum
The Boonshoft Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day. Admission prices are $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for children aged 2-16, and $7.50 for seniors.
The Boonshoft Museum offers a variety of exhibits for visitors to explore. This includes such permanent exhibits as Hall of the Universe, Discovery Zoo, MeadWestvaco Tree House, Explorers Crossing, African Room, home of Nesiur the Mummy, That Kid's Playce, PNC Be Green House, and Oscar Boonshoft Science Central.
Boonshoft Museum Coupons and Free Offers
- Children under the age of two are admitted free.
- Visitors can purchase select Entertainment Coupon Books to access a coupon good for one free Boonshoft Museum of Discovery admission ticket with the purchase of a ticket of equal or greater value.
- Coupons for the Boonshoft Museum may sometimes be published inside Dayton area tourist publications and other print publications. This includes tourist brochures and magazines, coupon mailers, and coupon books.
- Visitors can purchase an annual membership to the Dayton Society of Natural History and receive free admission to the Boonshoft Museum, as well as Fort Ancient and SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park. Additional benefits include free planetarium shows at the Boonshoft Museum, 10 percent off at the gift shops of Boonshoft, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient, four free admission ticket to the Dayton Society of Natural History, and free or discounted admission to more than 300 science centers and 150 zoos and aquariums.
- Visitors can find out about Boonshoft Museum news, special events, discounts, and promotional offers by following the museum's Twitter feed or "Liking" the museum on Facebook.
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