The Butterfly Garden

Come fly with us!

The crowning jewel of the reinvented Science Museum, our year-round Butterfly Garden lets you interact with more than 40 species of live exotic butterflies from around the world.

Set in an enclosed picturesque setting of lush plants and a serene water feature, the Butterfly Garden offers something new each visit. Each week we import hundreds of chrysalises from Southeast Asia and Central America. These chrysalises are hung in our emergence case where you can watch them hatch!

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The Butterfly Garden takes center stage June-August during our Butterfly Ball and Butterflies@5, our exclusive after-hours “behind-the-scenes” presentation under the guidance of our Director of Living Collections, Derek “The Butterfly Guy” Kellogg.


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