The Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History

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Repeats every day until Mon May 27 2019 except Thu Nov 22 2018, Tue Dec 25 2018.
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am
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Event Info
Cost: 
$27 for adults, $22 for students, $16 for children ages 2-12, which includes museum admission
Recommended Age: 
All
Editor's Pick: 

Visitors can mingle with up to 500 fluttering, iridescent butterflies among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation in 80-degree temperatures at the museum.

Celebrating its 21st year at the museum, this popular attraction transforms the coolest day into a summer escape. It features free-flying tropical butterflies from South, Central, and North America, Africa, and Asia and is housed in a vivarium that approximates their natural habitat with live flowering plants, species include iridescent blue morpho butterflies, striking scarlet swallowtails, and large owl butterflies. Check out illustrated displays throughout the exhibition to learn more about the evolution, life cycle, anatomy, farming, and conservation of butterflies.

 

Location: 
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
10024 New York , NY
Phone: 212-769-5100
40° 46' 55.3152" N, 73° 58' 18.1884" W
New York
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