Sightseeing in Dayton


Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Family Membership at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park (Up to 50% Off)

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Hamilton

335-acre park and outdoor museum invites guests to wander among 64 sculptures tucked into gardens and meadows, and alongside lakes

$16 $9

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Wayne County Historical Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Wayne County Historical Museum

Wayne County Historical Museum

Artifacts and memorabilia paint a vivid picture of Wayne County from the pioneer era through contemporary times

$14 $7

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"Mummies of the World" with Audio Tour for Two at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal (Up to 42% Off)

Cincinnati Museum Center

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

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150 artifacts from around the globe—some thousands of years old—spill their secrets thanks to state-of-the-art technology and 3D animation

$69 $39.95

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90-Minute Queen City Underground Tour for Two from American Legacy Tours (50% Off)

American Legacy Tours

American Legacy Tours

Walking tour winds through city streets full of historic landmarks and descends below ground to explore burial vault and hidden tunnels

$40 $20

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$35 for a Segways at Sunset Tour from Cincinnati Bike Center ($60 Value)

Cincinnati Bike Center

Smale Riverfront Park

Guided tours showcase Cincinnati sights while segway riders enjoy sunset views

$60 $35

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Basic or Premium Discovery Flight and Flight Simulator Package at Stratus Helicopters (Up to 53% Off)

Stratus Helicopters

Lunken Airport

Students receive ground instruction and time in flight simulator before piloting a Robinson; premium package includes one passenger

$421.50 $199

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Visit for Two or Four or a One-Year Family or Patron Membership at Taft Museum of Art (Up to 73% Off)

Taft Museum of Art

Central Business District

World-class museum features collection of fine art including great European masterpieces and stunning rotating exhibitions

$20 $6

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Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati Outing for Two or Four Adults or Two-Alarm Membership (Up to 53% Off)

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Cincinnati Fire Museum

Historical firehouse-turned-museum hosts array of 19th-century firefighting artifacts & exhibits on fire safety

$16 $8

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Winery-Tour Package with Cheese Platter for Two or Four at Baker-Bird Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Baker-Bird Winery

Augusta

Historical tour of 150-year-old antebellum winery that houses Kentucky varietals such as vidal blanc and cabernet franc

$30 $15

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$25 for Family Membership and Cookbook at The Hillforest ($75 Value)

The Hillforest

Hillforest

Mid-19th century mansion overlooks the Ohio River and welcomes families for tours with a membership and cookbook

$75 $25

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to The Kelton House Museum & Garden (Up to 50% Off)

The Kelton House Museum & Garden

Downtown Columbus

Beautifully restored house and garden present a glimpse of Victorian life through the lens of a family that lived it

$12 $7

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$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

Claddagh Irish Pub

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

$90 $45

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Admission for Two, Four, or a Family of Four to Armstrong Air & Space Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Wapakoneta

Learn more about the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong, along with the stories of other famed Ohio space explorers

$16 $8

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Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum

South Columbus

Memorabilia and ephemera from the history of motorcycling, plus themed exhibits and programs

$20 $10

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Admission Pass for Two or Four or 12-Month Individual or Single-Household Membership to Kentucky Gateway Museum Center (70% Off)

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

A trio of museums offers a miniature collection of homes, people, and artwork; a research library; and more than 4,000 artifacts

$20 $6

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On October 5, 1905, years of invention and failure culminated into history as Wilbur Wright took to the sky in a craft that soared through the air for 24 miles. More than a century later, just a few miles from the field over which it first flew, the 1905 Wright Flyer III—now designated a National Historic Landmark—spreads its wings at Carillon Historical Park, inspiring visitors with its tale of innovation, persistence, and progress, and the aptly named "Wilbur Wright: A Life of Consequence" exhibit. Nearby, the park's Heritage Center features the year-round Carousel of Dayton Innovation, which contains 31 figures, a 38-foot hand-painted mural illustrating the turn of events in the Wright Brothers flying exhibits, and rides for $1. As impressive as they are, the airplane and carousel are only a few of Carillon Historical Park’s myriad attractions. Named for the 151-foot-tall Deeds Carillon, whose 57 bells have been pealing since 1942, the campus spreads across 65 acres. Just south of downtown, 30 historical buildings, including the 28,000 sq.ft. Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship, draw visitors into Dayton’s past and share in the park's devotion to history, heritage, and progress. Early settlement structures such as the Newcom Tavern—the oldest building still standing in Dayton—sit alongside other original buildings such as an 1815-era stone cottage. The park also includes replica buildings, such as the Deeds Barn and the Wright Cycle Shop, which recreate the birthplaces of the automobile self-starter and the airplane. The park’s transportation theme continues with an 1835 B&O steam locomotive and an interactive 1/8 scale railroad available to ride on select days for an extra fee and whose train cars carry passengers more effectively than 1/8 scale feet would. Nearby, the first Chevy S-10 truck minted by GM’s Moraine Plant in 1988 mingles with a fleet of vintage and classic autos. After admiring their hulls, visitors can swing by Culp’s Café—named and modeled after the eatery where widow and mother of six Charlotte Gilbert Culp served pies in the '30s and '40s—and order burgers or soda-fountain creations off a '40s-style menu. Before leaving, guests can peruse Wright brothers paraphernalia and items from the park’s 1930s letterpress printing shop at the museum store or sign up for educational programming that teaches lost arts such as candle dipping and butter churning.
1000 Carillon Blvd
Dayton,
OH
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With a plethora of frame and mat samples, Deck The Walls can satisfy any and all framing fantasies. The expert framespeople can make diplomas radiate (most framing starts at $99), dorm-room movie posters sparkle (24"x36" pieces start at $99), and sports jerseys shine. The design wizards can also find a home for any prized possession, such as shoebox photos, baby booties, ticket stubs, medals, and really good pot roasts. Deck The Walls' lifetime guarantee and assurance that all work is done on-site means your frameables won't be subject to mistreatment at underground commercial framing facilities.
4005 Far Hills Ave
Dayton,
OH
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A crowd of 12,000 gathered across Wright Field on September 3, 1971. The reason: President Nixon had arrived to dedicate the new National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. It was a crowning achievement for the Air Force Museum Foundation, which continues to support the museum in its mission to inform the public on the Air Force's history and heritage. The museum's collection charts military aviation history?from the Wright Brothers to World War II to present day. Museum admission and parking are always free. Current exhibits include more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles, and cover a time span from the beginnings of military fight to today's war on terrorism. Size: more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space houses more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles, along with thousands of historical items Eye Catcher: the 3-D aviation films shown on the 80'x60' theater screen Permanent Mainstay: the museum?s space shuttle exhibit, which allows visitors to experience a full-size replica of a shuttle payload bay and look into the flight deck and mid-deck levels of the crew compartment trainer. Don't Miss: aviation-related gifts at the museum's store, which also boasts one of the largest aviation bookstores in the country Historical Turning Point: Bockscar, the B-29 bomber that dropped the Fat Man atomic bomb on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 Hands-On Flying: An interactive simulator lets visitors fly nine different planes, including an F-15 Eagle Pro Tip: Download one of the museum's podcasts to listen to while exploring the galleries
1100 Spaatz St
Dayton,
OH
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Your next meal awaits at Therapy Cafe in Dayton. When you're ready to pig out, Therapy Cafe is ready to serve you the scrumptious food you're craving. Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list. Enjoy discounted food and drinks at Therapy Cafe's happy hour. Therapy Cafe is a good restaurant to dine with a small or large group. Outdoor seating is ready for diners on those warm summer days. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Therapy Cafe's free wifi. The restaurant can fill to capacity on the weekends, so don't forget to call ahead to reserve your table. Great place to bring the whole family with great food and a business casual dress code. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy Therapy Cafe's cooking from the comfort of their own home. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Therapy Cafe's tasty dishes at your next party. Score free parking at the lot adjacent to Therapy Cafe. Frugal foodies will especially love the prices at Therapy Cafe, with a meal typically hovering under the $15 mark. At Therapy Cafe, you can quickly and safely pay with any major credit card. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — Therapy Cafe serves up all three meals.
452 E 3rd St
Dayton,
OH
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The Gallery for Young People offers summer art camps, field trips, and classes for kids and teens, helping them create art using a variety of media. Kids aged 3?5 start out by working with charcoal, paint, pastels, and papier-m?ch?. As students get older, lessons become more challenging, encouraging them to craft mixed-media self portraits and study printmaking. The studio also hosts exhibitions of the children's work to showcase their unique accomplishments.
510 E 3rd St
Dayton,
OH
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The nonprofit Asian Arts Center Taekwondo School helps students improve fitness and focus while building leadership, character, and self-defense skills.
661 Lyons Road
Dayton,
OH
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