Special Exhibitions

Now on View

Whales: Giants of the Deep
On view February 15 – August 24, 2014 

Journey to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth in this NEW special exhibtion. Featuring more than 20 stunning whale skulls, life-size models, exhibit interactives and more, Whales: Giants of the Deep allows visitors explore the magnificent world of whales, inside and out. The highlight of the exhibition is a skeleton of a 58-foot sperm whale.
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Birds of the Bali Aviary
On view February 15 – August 24, 2014

Inspired by magazines including Life and National Geographic, photographer Frank Sharp developed a passion for both photography and travel. During his travels, he’s used his camera to record the cultures, landscapes and animals he’s encountered. This exhibition features color photos taken in the Taman Burung Bali Bird Park, situated in the Papua rainforest in southern Bali, Indonesia. The park plays a key role in protecting and conserving Indonesia’s endangered wildlife and also includes species from Africa, Australia and the Americas.

Coming Soon

Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear
Opens September 27, 2014

Explore this universal emotion in a fun, safe and interactive environment. Face common fears in the challenge course, investigate how the brain and body respond to danger in the lab and discover how fear helps us survive. 

Dates and titles subject to change.