Dayton Art Institute

Admission to Dayton Art Institute is free.

  • Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Noon – 4 p.m. Extended hours on Thursdays until 8 p.m.
  • Location: (Map It) 456 Belmonte Park North in Dayton, Ohio
  • Phone: 800-296-4426 or 937-223-5277
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Dayton Art Institute is one of the nation’s finest mid-sized art museums. It features an encyclopedic collection of more than 27,000 objects spanning 5,000 years of art history. Highlights include the museum’s outstanding Asian collection, 17th century Baroque paintings, 18th and 19th century American art, and contemporary art collection. In addition to its diverse collection, the museum features world-class special exhibitions, a wide variety of educational programs, and an interactive, family-oriented Experiencenter gallery.