Choose your Add-ons

View our list of Interactive Programs, then enhance your visit with Add-On Experiences!

Customize your experience with one or more of these exciting add-on experiences (additional fees apply)

Helen M. Schmidt FliteZone™ Theater Shows

The National Aviary’s birds show off their natural and trained behaviors during interactive, free-flying experiences, held indoors and lasting 20-30 minutes.  Shows vary by season; ask about our current shows when you register. One Show: $5 per person; Preschool-Grade 12 rate is $3 per person. Two shows (when available): $9 per person

Owl Pellets

Dissect owl pellets!  This 30-minute add-on program is best-suited to Amazing Adaptations, Owls, and Mythbusters, but can be added to any program. We provide all supplies, educational materials and instruction. $4 per person

Dissection Lab

Don scrubs and gloves as you perform a necropsy like a veterinarian.  Students work together in teams on a real specimen, following the directions of our skilled instructors. Available for High School groups and older. $7 per person