Learn about our COVID-19 safety protocols before your visit.
Book your tickets in advance using our timed ticketing system. Timed tickets with capacity limitations help reduce crowds and help to provide an excellent visitor experience for our guests. Whether you are a member or are purchasing tickets, please reserve your tickets prior to your visit.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are recommended for guests to the National Aviary.
Hand sanitizing stations are widely available throughout the entire facility. Visitors are encouraged to sanitize their hands upon entry, and as often as possible throughout their visit. High-touch points are disinfected frequently.
Cleaning and Disinfecting Practices
We are performing frequent cleaning and disinfection of surfaces throughout the day.
We’re delighted to report that 99% of National Aviary staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, helping to protect themselves and others.
Cashless Transactions Encouraged
We encourage cashless transactions at the Visitor Services Desk, in our gift shop, and at Atria’s. Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen is serving drinks and grab-and-go items daily from 10 am to 4 pm. Warm up with a cup of coffee and enjoy a quick light bite in the Atrium.