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Reptile Day

Saturday, July 12

Lizards, turtles and salamanders—oh my! Come face-to-face with table after table of live reptiles and amphibians, including pythons, king snakes, geckos, tortoises, monitors, iguanas, and many more!

This popular annual event offers a unique opportunity to interact with and learn more about these unique and ecologically important creatures during this popular annual event.

Presented as part of 97 Days of Play, Fernbank’s summer-long series of fun. 

Scheduled Activities*

LIVE Reptile Displays
10am – 2pm, Great Hall

  • Featuring Fernbank Museum educators, as well as displays from:
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • Atlanta Herpetology Club of Georgia State University
  • Georgia Reptile Society
  • Orianne Society
  • And more 

Remarkable Reptiles
11am, 1pm, and 2pm, Auditorium
Fernbank educators will feature some of the cool critters from the Museum’s live animal collection in these special presentations. (Limited seating.)

Want to see more reptiles? Check out Fernbank NatureQuest to see turtles, alligators and more, all while enjoying this amazing interactive exhibition.  

Cost: Included with Museum admission and free for members.

*Schedule subject to change.

**For the safety of guests and animals, touch opportunities are strictly limited to guests age 4 and older and available at the discretion of the handlers.

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