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Special Exhibitions

Now on View

Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits

On view October 6, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Rethink what it means to be a superhero as you discover the extraordinary strategies and adaptations that plants and animals employ to survive. Take a fascinating look at the breathtaking diversity of the natural world and the power of natural selection to shape exceptional responses to the challenges, and opportunities, of life on Earth.

Nature Gallery


This unique outdoor exhibit space is located in WildWoods and is open year-round. Nature-themed special exhibits rotate throughout the year. 

Winter Wonderland

On view November 16 – January 6, 2019

Enjoy a season of celebrations during Fernbank’s 9th 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.

Coming Soon


Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs

On view February 9 – May 5, 2019

Neither dinosaur nor bird, pterosaurs flew with their fingers, walked on their wings, and ruled the skies. Journey through the Mesozoic Era with the largest flying animals that ever lived. This immersive exhibit includes remarkable rare fossils and casts, hands-on and digital interactives, enormous life-sized models, stunning dioramas and iPad stations with a custom app allowing guests to personalize their experience.

All dates and titles subject to change.