DSNH

Homeschool Days are Back!

General Information
  • Join our experienced education staff on the third Wednesday each month (October-May) for and specially-themed programs and a full day to explore the museum!
  • Themed programs will happen in the morning and afternoon with information about that day’s programs available online and in person.
    • Programs will take place in the Edison/Einstein classrooms located in the education lobby.
      • Hands-On Activities: 10AM and 2PM- 30 minutes each
        • 2 Hands-On Activities designed for ages 5 and up.
        • 1 Self-Led activity table for kids under 5.
Admission: 
  • $10/person for non-members (children 3+ & adults); $5/person for members (children 3+ and adults). Children under 3 are still free.
    • Check-in: Homeschool day participants will check in at the front desk and receive a wrist band. They will need to show the wrist band at the door to get into the program.
    • Do the members of the general public get to participate in the homeschool activities? No, these activities have been created specifically for the homeschool group and are not included in regular admission to the museum.  
    • How late in the day is the Homeschool Day admission rate available? The last scheduled program time takes place at 2:00PM and will last until 2:30PM. The admission rate mentioned above will stop at 2:30PM that day.

Dates and Themes

October 19Halloween Science 
Description: Explore the scientific method through spooky, hands-on fall and Halloween themed activities.

November 16: Indigenous People of the Miami Valley
Description: Explore the reconstructed village of SunWatch and learn about the people that called this area home 800 years ago! This program will be located at our sister site at 2301 W River Rd., Dayton, OH. Tours of the village, led by one of our educators, will happen at 10:15AM and 2:00PM and include an activity to help us learn about the people who called this area home. Sunwatch will open promptly at 10:00AM for admission.

December 14: What’s the Weather?
Description: Oh the weather outside is frightful but our homeschool days are delightful! Come learn about weather patterns and how we can predict what our weather will look like day to day.