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

Closed except for special events or by appointment.Call 937.268.8199 to book your group visit or field trip!

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!


Job Openings

staff in meetingThe Dayton Society of Natural History has a wide variety of employment opportunities, including educators, curators, exhibits specialists, planetarium operators, guest services staff, administration positions, and housekeepers. We will post employment opportunities as they are available for SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park and the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery on this site.

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent employee benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offer a Drug Free Workplace. All employees must pass a complete background check.

Current Open Positions

There are no current job openings.

Required Employment Forms

Employment Application

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