Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Around the Miami Valley
9:52 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Hopes Rest On Boonshoft Expansion

The train exhibit is among the most popular the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Upper Valley Mall location.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall is up and running in a new, larger space. Mall officials are hoping the museum will lead to an economic revival. 

Youngsters, Riley and Ben, are at the new Boonshoft Museum, admiring a popular exhibit with the sounds of whistles and bright lights glaring around them. Their grandmother, Joe Johnson, likes the fact that the new museum is at the Upper Valley mall, because she lives in Clark County.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:45 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Bigger Boonshoft and Homeplate to Open at Upper Valley Mall

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall will be moving into a much larger space  in November. The former Elder-Beerman site in the mall will now house the museum.

Boonshoft opened in the Upper Valley Mall in early March with a short term lease to run through the end of August. The plan was to see if the Clark County area would warm up to the museum's only satellite

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Around the Miami Valley
5:02 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Boonshoft to open satellite museum at Upper Valley Mall

Plans for the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery to open a satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall are ahead of schedule. The museum is now on pace to open in early March.

Boonshoft's vice-president of external relations Diane Farrell, says the museum received an overwhelming positive response by Clark County residents and mall management when the idea of locating at the Upper Valley Mall was proposed.

Farrell says the satellite museum will be an interactive experience designed for family fun.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:00 pm
Fri September 30, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: September 30 - October 7, 2011

Gearfest is the Midwest Outdoor Experience. All kind of things including camping, competitions, regional music acts, exciting demos, and Friday and Saturday, a night beer garden. It’s at the Eastwood Metro Park.

A new, interactive exhibit is at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and it is all about the Miami Valley’s extraordinary water resources. It’s called "SPLASH."

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Around the Miami Valley
3:50 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: September 23 - 29, 2011

Garden Station

Oktoberfest is this weekend at The Dayton Art Institute.…lots of artisans, unique foods, ample beers, live music on two stages.

Ignite Innovation is a science festival that will offer ways for people of all ages to experience the amazing opportunities that spark creativity.

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