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Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405-4700
+1 937-223-4278
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Alphonse Mucha ehibit is not to be missed

I wanted to see the works of this Art Nouveau artist and was quite pleased with exhibit. I have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stanley W
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Dayton, Ohio
Great place to visit

We always enjoy our visits here. It's well later out and has some nice exhibitions. They get really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa G
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Aurora, Indiana
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Founded in 1919, The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to exhibiting outstanding special exhibitions and impressive collections of art from throughout the world, the museum is renowned for education programming that includes an array of offerings for diverse audiences. The Dayton Art Insitute is committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art.
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405-4700
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+1 937-223-4278
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Reviewed yesterday

I wanted to see the works of this Art Nouveau artist and was quite pleased with exhibit. I have had several fall lately and was glad they had wheelchairs available, and staff opening doors for me. The book store was well stocked with items related...More

Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy our visits here. It's well later out and has some nice exhibitions. They get really good special exhibitions too. The entrance fee is reasonable and parking is free.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hadnt heard of this place before we got to dayton but wasnt prepared for how many awesome works of art from a wide range of ers they have in this well laid out museum.

Thank Joel_in_MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DAI is a wonderful facility to host/attend a fund raiser. Easy access / parking and facilities. I've been there many times and always enjoyed myself.

Thank Nan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Lederhosen luncheon for this year's Okotoberfest which is always held at Dayton Art Institute . After the meal, we went inside to "cool off." I walked through the Asian Collection section and was surprised its inclusion of Korean items, in addition...More

Thank JvanF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had tickets for me and my wife for the Dayton Art Institute Oktoberfest so we went and had a look round the art while we were there. I am not an art fan but I do try. I am glad we went and it...More

Thank GRALISTAIR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum that ranks behind others in the area (Cincinnati, Indy, Louisville, Cleveland) We happened to go on the weekend of Dayton's Octoberfest, which was held in the museum parking lot. We parked for five dollars, then paid admission to the Octoberfest,...More

Thank HDS1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Superb museum for a city the size of Dayton. Beautifully curated with a surprising number of outstanding contemporary works & special exhibitions. A gem.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 25 August 2017

there is a lot of history there , a nice place to spend a day or after noon there .and then maybe go to the Wright Cycle shop.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Amazing collection of modern glass art and Asian art, as well as a surprisingly nice collection of Oceanic art and European paintings. The café offers a nicely casual but elegant luncheon spot. Good programs for kids, too.

Thank Dorie B
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Carol W
1 August 2017|
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Response from Bryan H | Reviewed this property |
Eight dollars for adults, with a discount for active military, large groups, and seniors (6 dollars.) Youth and students get in free!
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Carol W
1 August 2017|
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$8 adults, $5 seniors and under 12 free, also sell life membership
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