Special Exhibits

Now on View

Sky High

Now on View

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.


Coming Soon

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.

Winter Wonderland

On View November 20, 2020 - January 8, 2021

Enjoy a season of celebrations during Fernbank’s annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibition features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas and Hanukkah, as well as traditions and practices like origami, indigenous art and national symbols.

Don’t miss our additional outdoor exhibits, including the Halloween-themed experience, Woodland Spirits

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.