This Fall: Explore Forests at the National Aviary!

Venture into this dreamy world with exciting daily programs that bring you close to fascinating species from around the world. Open daily except Tuesdays. Book your fall visit today!

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Today’s Schedule

Sloth Encounter

Spend time with a Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth. Learn about these adorable creatures and what it’s like to spend life upside-down.

Watch an African Penguin Feeding!

During a special talk, an expert will help you learn about these endangered seabirds and how your actions can help penguin species around the world.

Early Childhood Activities

Early Childhood Activities | Wednesday, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7  | 10:30 am – 11:30 am | Included with Admission Bring your little learner to the National...

African Adventure Presented by AAA Travel

Explore the biodiverse continent of Africa during African Adventure Presented by AAA Travel.

Tropical Rainforest Feeding

Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Tropical Rainforest is home to nearly 100 birds, and this crowd-pleasing, expert-led talk offers the chance to see species you may have...

Lorikeet Feeding

For an additional fee, head into the habitat with a cup of sweet nectar—the inquisitive lorikeets will fly down to gently land on your outstretched arm to drink nectar.

Wonderful Waterbirds

Daily at 12 & 3 pm Get the chance to get closer than ever before to a colorful flamingo when you join a National Aviary expert in the Helen M....

Sloth Painting Encounter

Sloth Painting Available to visitors at $99 per personMember Price: $89.10Includes General AdmissionAges 3+You can see a sloth daily at 12:30 pm, except Tuesdays! Immersive Experience In this memorable experience,...

Know Your Nest

Daily at 12:30  Think you know your nests? A fun, interactive experience will help you learn about the many kinds of birds that nest in forests and explore their different...

Condor Chick Chat

During this expert-led talk, learn about this special chick and the significance of her hatching for Andean Condor conservation, and the role the National Aviary has played in securing a bright future for these incredible birds.

Lorikeet Feeding

For an additional fee, head into the habitat with a cup of sweet nectar—the inquisitive lorikeets will fly down to gently land on your outstretched arm to drink nectar.

African Adventure Presented by AAA Travel

Explore the biodiverse continent of Africa during African Adventure Presented by AAA Travel.

Tropical Rainforest Feeding

Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Tropical Rainforest is home to nearly 100 birds, and this crowd-pleasing, expert-led talk offers the chance to see species you may have...

Wonderful Waterbirds

Daily at 12 & 3 pm Get the chance to get closer than ever before to a colorful flamingo when you join a National Aviary expert in the Helen M....

Condor Chick Chat

During this expert-led talk, learn about this special chick and the significance of her hatching for Andean Condor conservation, and the role the National Aviary has played in securing a bright future for these incredible birds.

Lorikeet Feeding

For an additional fee, head into the habitat with a cup of sweet nectar—the inquisitive lorikeets will fly down to gently land on your outstretched arm to drink nectar.

Watch an African Penguin Feeding!

During a special talk, an expert will help you learn about these endangered seabirds and how your actions can help penguin species around the world.

“Hang out” with a sloth during either a Sloth or a Sloth Painting Encounter!

Meet Vivien during a Sloth Encounter and get the opportunity to touch her soft fur as you feed her a favorite treat: zucchini! Book a Sloth Painting Encounter and watch resident artist Valentino create a masterpiece right in front of you.

During both encounters, learn about a sloth’s “upside-down” lifestyle while supporting the National Aviary’s mission.

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