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Today’s Hours: 10am – 5pm

Animal Superhero Day

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Calling all superheroes! Join Fernbank Museum in your best cape and cowl as we celebrate the opening of our newest special exhibit, Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits. Learn about the amazing abilities of different animals and test your own skills.

Ongoing Activities*

Superhero Name Generator
Find (or create!) your very own superhero name.

Testing Your Senses
Get ready to test your own strength, sight, and speed against the abilities of nature's own superheroes.

Move Like an Animal
Can you jump like a frog or move as slow as a sloth? Give it a try at this station.

Animal Talk
11am and 1pm, Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Theater
Meet some of the museum's resident superhero animals in this special presentation by a Fernbank educator. (Space is limited.)

Superhero Creation
Learn and choose from various animal superpowers to create your own superhero.

GoGo squeeZ Treats**
Enjoy a super GoGo squeeZ applesauce to fuel your fun.

Scheduled Activities*

Nature's Superheroes: Life at the Limits
10am – 5pm, Special Exhibit Gallery
Meet the natural world's most unusual, extreme and truly bizarre creatures ever discovered through larger-than-life models, exhibit interactives and cutting-edge videos.

Animal Ambassadors
11am – 2pm
Get up close and personal with live animals from the AWARE Wildlife Center. 

Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members FREE

Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (

Sponsored in part by The Frances Wood Wilson Foundation and Isdell Family Foundation.

*Activities are offered in the Great Hall from 10am to 2pm unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.

**Treats available while supplies last. Food should not be consumed in exhibits, WildWoods or Fernbank Forest.