Jr. Armadillo Encounter - 10:00 AM

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New Encounter for All Ages!

Animal lovers of all ages can experience the thrill of an up-close visit with a Southern Three-banded Armadillo with a new Junior Armadillo Encounter! Children, accompanied by adults, can learn about these fascinating species with interactive games and a story, then meet them face to face. Touch the armadillo’s natural armor.

  • Junior Armadillo Encounters offered daily at 10 am.
  • $30 for one adult and one child, additional participants $10 per person + general admission for non-members. National Aviary members always receive free general admission.
  • Advance registration guarantees your experience. Same-day registration is based on program availability and cannot be guaranteed.  Programs may sell out early for holidays and special weekends.

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Call 412-258-9445 to book TODAY!

Tickets for encounters are non-refundable and non-transferrable to a different day/time. 
At the National Aviary, we give our animals the choice to participate in interactive experiences with caring guests, like you!  Please provide your contact information when booking your encounter. If our animal ambassador needs a day of rest, we will contact you to reschedule your encounter. The comfort and safety of our animals and our guests is always our top priority. Thank you for understanding!