Exhibits and Experience:
WOW Birds! Gallery
- Get banded and find out what bird you are! Visit interactive stations to learn about your habitat, nest, conservation and more.
- Step into the Sound Forest and listen to bird songs in different habitats.
- Peek inside real birds’ nests and use a magnifier to examine feathers.
- Trace the migration patterns of different species on a light-up flyway map.
- Build your own nest and mimic the life stages of a bird from egg to first flight.
- Play on the Discovery Tree Climb, slide out of a nest, and learn how to find your own food.
- Fly like a bird on a playground zipline!
- Relax in the sensory garden and enjoy a fragrant variety of native plants.
Drawn from Nature – John James Audubon Gallery
- See an early edition Double Elephant Folio of The Birds of America and The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.
- View one of the copper plates that Audubon used to produce his bird prints.
- Watch a short movie about Audubon’s life and mission to paint all the birds of North America.