About the Experience
- Encounter 200–300 butterflies flying and feeding
- Butterflies may land on you while you visit
- You may see a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis
- More information
Some of our butterflies, like this red lacewing (Cethosia biblis), may even land on you! Image: © Rostislav Ageev/Shutterstock.com
Butterflies, like these paper kites (Idea leuconoe), pollinate flowers and play an important role in the environment. Image: © Perry Chang/Shutterstock.com
Learn about the threats facing butterflies such as this malachite butterfly (stelenes) and the steps that you can take to help protect and preserve them. Image: © Fotogenix/Shutterstock.com
Come share the warmth of our solarium heating lamps with African monarch butterflies (Danaus chrysippus). Image: © Viktor Loki/Shutterstock.com
Want to be sure to see our butterflies? Our butterfly experience has timed entry. Book your visit time online in advance to make sure you don’t miss the butterflies!
until September 2: 5:15PM, except 7:15PM on Thursdays
September 3 – October 14: 4:15PM, except 7:15PM on Thursdays.