97 Days of Play

Soak up the summer fun at Fernbank Museum during 97 Days of Play, featuring a variety of unique activities, events and fun-filled ways to keep families entertained and inspired during the summer months.

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For additional information and/or photo requests, please contact Brittany Loggins at 404.929.6381 or brittany.loggins@fernbankmuseum.org.


July & August Special Activities

Reptile Day
Saturday, July 12
Come face-to-face with a variety of LIVE reptiles!

Carnival Science Day
Saturday, July 26
Embrace your inner-scientist! Enjoy special performances, lively demonstrations, a variety of carnival games and a special craft.

Dinosaur Birthday Bash
Saturday, August 23
Guests will enjoy a day filled with dinosaur- and birthday-themed activities. Costumes encouraged! 

Shark Tooth Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, July 1 – July 29
The first 250 children receive a free shark tooth with Museum admission.

Safari Hat Sundays
Every Sunday, July 6 – July 27
The first 100 children receive a free safari hat with Museum admission.


Exhibits & Films

Whales: Giants of the Deep
Special Exhibition on view through August 24
Featuring a unique blend of science and storytelling, this interactive exhibition is filled with fun ways to explore whales from the inside-out.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar
In Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre through August 14
Experience the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. 

Great White Shark
In Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre through September 18
Get closer than ever to the "king of the ocean" and learn the true story of the iconic predator we love to fear.


And mark your calendars for Fernbank's kooky and not-too-spooky fall exhibtion Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, opening September 27.