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Curiosity Fest 

Defy Gravity in Fantastic Forces. Explore immersive exhibits for children in Nature Stories. Stand at the feet of some of the world's largest dinosaurs. Enjoy Fernbank After Dark.

February 12 – May 31, 2021 

Curious about having fun with dinosaurs, science, nature and cool artifacts?

Fernbank has the answer, with daily activities, programs and events to keep your curiosity thriving and fulfilled. Featuring after-hours experiences, guided forest walks, science shows, experiments, family days, self-guided programs and more, Fernbank’s Curiosity Fest offers fun things to do every day in a safe way that limits attendance to allow for physical distancing. 

Explore opportunities for families, adults and all ages by checking our calendar of events. 

Highlights* Include: 

New Exhibits 

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Bliss 

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed 


Family Discovery Days 

Archaeology Day  

Little Critters 

Born to be Wild 

Guided Programs 

Wild Wednesdays 

Live Animal Encounters 

Nature Walks 

Dinosaur Talks 

Discover Zoology 

Ranger Explorations 



Geology Rocks 

Evening Events 

Museum Chills and Science Thrills (all ages) 

Fernbank After Dark (ages 21+) 

Do More, Spend Less 

Buy a membership and enjoy free general museum admission (includes WildWoods and Fernbank Forest) and free or discounted admission to programs and special events.  

Know Before You Go 

We've reduced capacity, facilitating physical distancing and requiring face coverings to keep everyone safe. Learn more about Fernbank’s Guest Health & Safety Practices 

*All events, activities are subject to change.