2301 W. River Road
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-8199


9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

Closed except for special events or by appointment.Call 937.268.8199 to book your group visit or field trip!

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Adults $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Students (6-17) $6.00
Members are always Free!


Community Programs

Blue Star Museums

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, SunWatch and Fort Ancient will offer active duty military and their families FREE* admission.

*Proper ID required; see the FAQs below for complete details, or visit the Blue Star Museums page.

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The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans’ Annual Clothing and School Supplies Drive

SW Building ExteriorSunWatch is now a drop-off site for the Annual Clothing and School Supplies Drive, a part of the Miami Valley Council for Native Americans’ Anpo O Project. The Anpo O Project relies solely on the generosity of people and their communities to provide living and learning necessities to underprivileged children on Native American reservations in South Dakota. You can help support the people at the Rosebud, Crow Creek, Cheyenne River and Standing Rock reservations by bringing donations of the following items to SunWatch:

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