Leadership Position

The Dayton Society of Natural History is seeking a President & CEO. Learn more about this exciting leadership opportunity with the Society.



2301 W. River Road
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-8199


9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
*Closed Monday-Friday, except by appointment

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Adults $7.00
Seniors (60+) 6.00
Students (6-17) $6.00
Members are always Free!


Sister Sites

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

BMD Building ExteriorExtraordinary traveling exhibits and interactive experiences will spark your imagination as you explore the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s 94,000 square feet and two stories of unlimited learning potential. For 50 years, our professional staff and loyal volunteers have shaped the Boonshoft Museum into an ever-changing, but always family-friendly, destination.

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SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park

Explore the site where Fort Ancient Indians lived more than 800 years ago. SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park brings to life the Fort Ancient culture through a partially reconstructed Village, Interpretive Center, exhibits and events.

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