Special Exhibits

Now on View

Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

On view February 8 – May 3, 2020 Extended to August 9, 2020!

Explore this immersive exhibit that challenges and engages the senses and discover how our brains shape the way we perceive the world. Delve into advancements in engineering and scientific research that allow humans to extend our senses with technology.


Coming Soon

Sky High

Opens July 17, 2020

Discover Georgia’s extraordinary birds in this exhibit highlighting specimens from Fernbank’s permanent collection. Whether year-round residents or migratory species, these birds don’t just wing it. They have unique adaptations to survive in the diverse landscapes of Georgia.

Amazing Animals: Built to Survive

On View October 3 – January 3, 2021

Discover the marvels of natural engineering—and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations of evolution. Highly interactive and specimen-rich, this timely, hands-on, and fun exhibition will bring the amazing science of biomechanics to life, and explore the exciting promise it holds for the future.

All dates and titles subject to change. 

Due to the unforeseen circumstances surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the special exhibits Survival of the Slowest and Nature's Ninjas have been postponed.