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Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405-4700
+1 937-223-4278
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This is a nice place to take somebody on the first date. It gives you a lot of time to get to know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
slkric4077
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Dayton, Ohio
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Very clean and quiet

Very clean and quite place. I would not recommend at all for people with children. Other than that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cody E
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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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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"traveling exhibits"
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"special exhibit"
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"nice collection"
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"beautiful museum"
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"wonderful exhibits"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place to take somebody on the first date. It gives you a lot of time to get to know the person and talk in a quiet setting while also appreciating the fine art and sculptures.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and quite place. I would not recommend at all for people with children. Other than that it’s a good place to get away and just let your mind wonder. I would recommend

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great permanent exhibit and fun special exhibits. Visited the origami exhibit. Very well done with a short video that made it more interesting. The museum has a nice area for kids to explore.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Easy to manipulate to different galleries and a fairly diverse collection for a smaller art museum. Also they have helpful staff and do a great job of obtaining interesting and eclectic rotating exhibits. worth a visit if you are in Dayton for a few days

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Thousands and thousands and thousands of dollars of artwork on display please note no pointy things is allowed in the museum.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The temporary exhibit showing now is the Origami exhibit. The artists are pretty fantastic and the art was incredible. I spent about 2 hours here looking at the visiting exhibit and the full time exhibits were well spaced and were enjoyable. There was seating in...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Always a worthwhile visit to the DAI. The Special Exhibition "Above The Fold" was a fascinating look at origami. The regular exhibits are interesting and should be viewed with the understanding that Dayton is not a major metropolitan area of the world, but still home...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The building itself is a work of art, filled with an impressive collection of paintings and more. Some sculpture, furniture and many traveling exhibits add to the visual delights. From Monet's Water Lilies to paintings from the Renaissance and even many Ohio artists, there is...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Our city's museum has really gone down hill in the last decade. When they replaced the previous curator it just seemed to decline rather than continue growth.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Thousands of people drive by this museum as they travel past it on Interstate 75, not knowing what waits for them if they only took the time to stop and visit. That brings me to the first point of my review -- this is certainly...More

Thank Scott M
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Thank you David V... I was slow to respond.. my apologies.
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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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$8 adults, $5 seniors and under 12 free, also sell life membership
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