*Recripocal benefits at the Family level are limited to participating Zoo's & Aquariums and Science and Technology Centers.

Please note: Everyone included on your Museum Membership must be named for the safety and security of our guests. You must provide valid identification along with your Museum Membership upon entry to any of our four sites. Lost or mispaced cards can be replaced for a $5/card service fee; please call 937.275.7431 x 152 to replace a lost card. 

To learn more about reciprocity click here.

Military Discounts: Active military members receive $10.00 off Museum memberships at the Individual Level or higher (not applicable to Student Memberships)
The Dayton Society of Natural History values the brave men and women who serve our country, so individuals who are active military enjoy $10 off any Museum membership with current military ID. Military discount is offered when you purchase a Museum Membership at any of our four DSNH sites.

For your safety and protection, you must present a photo ID along with your membership card to enter the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch and Fort Ancient.

Remember: Membership is active for one full year from the date of purchase and is valid only for those persons named on the card. Fees and benefits are subject to change without notice.

For additional information or to purchase a membership over the phone, please contact the Membership Department at 937–275–7431, ext. 152.

Please Note: Member Benefits do not apply to free admission for special events, though our Members often receive special discounts on many of our Museum events. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Additionally, Museum Membership for the exclusive use of a single household as designated on the Membership Card. Photo identification is required at the time of visit and should match the person whose name is listed on the Membership.

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April - November

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm
Closed on Mondays

December - March

Closed except for special events or by appointment.

Closed: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Easter.

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