Gateway Sports Park
103 Gateway Drive
Dayton, OH 45404
Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm
This is a multi-sport recreation facility that includes a golf driving range and 27,000 square feet of sports recreation space.
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Parkway
Dayton, OH 45414
9am - 5pm
This museum invites exploration of the wonders of the world by combining play and learning. Interactive exhibits cover an area of covers 90,000 square fee. It contains a science theater, labs, and a three story climbing tower. There is also a child friendly village. A small zoo houses animal species native to Ohio. Planetarium and light shows are also featured.
Sunwatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
2301 West River Road
Dayton, OH 45418
Tues.-Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. noon-5pm
SunWatch currently combines experimental archaeological research, including the reconstruction of the Fort Ancient structures in their original 13th century locations, with an interpretive center that exhibits many of the artifacts that have been recovered from the site. There is also a picnic shelter and picnic tables overlooking the village and are available for visitors to relax.
Aullwood Audobon Center and Farm
1000 Aullwood Road
Dayton, OH 45490
Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm, closed school holidays
This environmentally based education center, wildlife sanctuary, and organic farm contains woods, streams, ponds, prairies, meadows, and hiking trails. Hands-on exhibits educate visitors about southwestern Ohio’s plant and animal life. Livestock are humanely tended and present another valuable lesson in the care and management of farm animals.
Carriage Hill Metropark and Farm
Highway I-70, Exit 38, 1 mile north on State Road 201, then .5 miles on E. Shull Road.
Mon-Fri: 10-5; Saturday; Sunday: 1-5.
This is an 1880s working farm with draft horses, vegetable gardening and preserving of food, and a video presentation and interactive exhibits for the whole family.