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Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405-4700
+1 937-223-4278
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Outstanding Exhibits and Events

Recently attended Puzzled Light Concert. part of their jazz series, great fun! Out 10 year old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dayton, Ohio
Interesting museum.

This is a nice place to visit for a few hours. They have a nice collection of historical artwork... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405-4700
+1 937-223-4278
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently attended Puzzled Light Concert. part of their jazz series, great fun! Out 10 year old granddaughter attend the Art Movement summer camp under Mr. Matt. She loved it and wants to return next summer and bring her cousin along. Wonderful exhibits. Terrific customer servicer....More

Thank retiredtravelers2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit for a few hours. They have a nice collection of historical artwork and quite a few pieces by Andy Warhol.

Thank George M H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificent building and a traditional art museum, meaning all areas of visual art are covered and from all over the world. Impossible for a newer city to replicate this. Monets Waterlillies- right here in Dayton!

Thank RPH3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed this Art Museum! It's exhibits kept our attention and piqued our curiosity! We saw many unique works of art very different from other museums we had previously visited! We wished we could have spent more time here!

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great small museum that has a good layout to display its collection. They have a great shop! Parking is free and easy.

Thank lesliek1948
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Dayton Art Institute is a great place to see a lot of art in a great building. Parking is free and there is an admission fee that is well worth the cost.

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

they have traveling exhibits from time to time that are awesome. otherwise this free (easy to park-has a child play area) is a great time. even for teenagers.

Thank chrizzyturtle1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This could perhaps be one of the finest hidden gems of art collections in the country, at least in the Midwest. The Dayton Art Institute has a long history of collecting its own art and displaying national travel art exhibits. Those visionaries who built this...More

Thank chamberguy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been to DAI more times than I can count, and I continue to be amazed at the breadth and depth of their collection. My personal favorites are the collections located downstairs, which include pre-Columbian and non-Western art. Their modern collection also contains a surprising...More

Thank kbrews
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I visited this museum a couple of years ago when they were having a special exhibit on military posters. We decided to go back and visit the actual art museum. Neither my husband nor I are really into art, and this was...More

Thank Chops1971
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Carol W
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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!
Carol W
1 August 2017|
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Response from Thomas P | Reviewed this property |
$8 adults, $5 seniors and under 12 free, also sell life membership