Get closer than ever to live, wild, nonreleasable native California animals including eagles, owls, hawks, vultures, snakes, gray fox, possum, plus thousands of honey bees. Discover how wildlife adapt to life high in the sky, on land, in water, and underground.
Experience live animal encounters all day. Visit our interactive exhibits for all ages, including Raptors, Wildlife Hospital Behind the Scenes, Hive Alive! (a living, working honey bee hive) and The Burrow. Observe wildlife feedings and trainings. Pet gentle domestic animals and touch natural history artifacts.
This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone.
Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.